I Hate People!: Kick Loose from the Overbearing and Underhanded Jerks at Work and Get What You Want Out of Your Job by Jonathan LittmanFace it, whether your company has 10 employees or 10,000, you must grapple with people you cant stand in the office. Luckily Jonathan Littman and Marc Hershon have written I HATE PEOPLE!, a smart, counter-intuitive, and irreverent turn on the classic workplace self-help book that will show you how to identify the Ten Least Wanted--the people you hate--while revealing the strategies to neutralize them. Learn to fly right by the Stop Sign (nay-sayer) and rise above the pronouncements of the Know-it-None. I HATE PEOPLE! will teach you how to carve out more time for yourself by becoming a Soloist--one of those bold individuals daring to work alone or collaborate with a handful of other talented people....while artfully deflecting the rest.
How to Get Along with a Coworker You Hate
But at work , being widely disliked can pose a larger problem. But you should always strive to be sensitive to the needs of your fellow co-workers, remain upbeat and friendly, communicate openly and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt. Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of The Humor Advantage , agreed. Being well-liked will boost your morale, which in turn will make you more productive, focused, creative and successful in everything you do, he said. Here are 22 subtle signs that your co-workers secretly hate you.
Rolling in 10 minutes late to every meeting
Worse than that, sometimes we end up working with people we absolutely hate and wish we could vaporize into oblivion., Worse than that, sometimes we end up working with people that we absolutely hate and wish more than anything that we could vaporize them into oblivion.
Working with someone you hate can be distracting and draining. Pompous jerk, annoying nudge, or incessant complainer, an insufferable colleague can negatively affect your attitude and performance. The detested co-worker is a familiar archetype. Next time you find yourself shooting daggers at the person in the cubicle next to you, consider the following advice. Your response to your dreaded co-worker may range from slight discomfort to outright hostility.
Work would be totally awesome if you could always work with people that you like. These are the people who you not only respect in the workplace but are happy to socialize with outside of work, too. Wouldn't that be a dream come true? Well, maybe, and maybe not. Some people like to keep a complete separation between their work and their social life, others are comfortable inviting their coworkers to share their social time. But everyone wants to have a nice place to go to work. A nice place to work is defined by the people working there and the workplace practices and environment.