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How Ego Clashes in Office Destroyed My Career - Part 1

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"Workplace ego clashes happen for various reasons," says Dr Lisa Matthewman, Principal Lecturer in Occupational and Organisational Psychology at the University of Westminster. "They can be the result of a conflict of personalities, professional jealousy or communication problems. Sometimes they happen when someone is trying to establish themselves as the alpha female or male.” In my 10 years of corporate life I have experienced enough of these ego clashes that compelled me to leave the corporate world forever. I will share some of these painful experiences with you today.

COVID-19 - A clear warning that today's civilization is 'playing with fire'

Corona Virus outbreak in 2019-2020 has brought the whole world economy into a standstill. People all over the world are now busy trying to survive under a locked down situation with limited ration. They are hoping for the corona virus pandemic to end so that they can go back to their normal life again even after a heavy loss of human lives in various countries. But are we not forgetting something? Don't we need to consider the fact that this outbreak of a contagious disease is nothing but a warning by Mother Nature to the humans? Mother Nature has been sending us messages after messages with the ongoing climate crisis and widespread pandemics of viral disease outbreaks that humanity was placing too many pressures on the natural world with damaging consequences. Over the last few decades it has been noticed that human infectious disease outbreaks are rising. Scientists are relating this phenomenon to the transmission of transmittable diseases from animals to humans that lead

Isolation - the worst weapon used by bullies in office

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The worst cruelty that can be inflicted on a human being is isolation. - Sukarno (Politician, Indonesia) Isolation adversely affects a person's mental status so much that the person starts behaving in a manner unacceptable to society. "Isolating the targeted employee" is the worst weapon ever used by bullies in an office environment. The introverts are mostly affected. The more the affected person tries to comply with the situation the more isolated the person becomes. If the victim denies any false charge against him/her the higher authority thinks the person is lying. If the victim protests against any bad behavior, she received from the bullies, the person faces more verbal abuse of the highest authority. Whatever the victimized employee does to prove his/her point of view goes wrong and against that employee. Wrong handling of the situation aggravates the tension between the affected employee and the other office colleagues who misunderstand the victim and c

Divide & Rule Policy with Two Strategists for one project leads to Conflict of Interests & Demoralizing Effects

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I have been working as a digital marketing executive for the last three years and have already served under two team leads who guided me well enough to make me a confident person in the realm of internet marketing. Now I have moved to another city to start a full-fledged career in the same under the guidance of a senior manager. However, after starting my new job I faced a precarious situation that compelled me to ponder over the serious issues of resource management in a detailed way.