A final workplace myth from the people at Threads?- we can make a difference in our workplaces because small things make a difference.
‘… as a junior employee, it?s tempting to think ?That?s not my remit right now, I?ll do something about it later when I become a manager.? It?s legitimate to be cautious of treading on people?s toes, but the trouble is we can always find a reason not to act. At first it?s maybe because we feel too junior. But then as a middle-manager we might think we?re better off waiting until we?re a senior manager. Then as a senior manager we can find ourselves fearful of misusing our power.? We can always find a reason not to act, but that doesn?t mean we shouldn?t. Dangerous things can happen when we reduce our sense of responsibility for the common good as so many of the recent, high-profile workplace scandals have shown us.
… here are three ways I would suggest we can start:?
1)?Get your head down and work with excellence?…
2)?Look at the opportunities for influence on offer and step up?…
3)?Taking the initiative where opportunities are at first less obvious?… ?
Small things can make all the difference.?What might you do to bring a little kingdom flavour to your workplace this week?
Read the whole article?here.