complain is human.
the downturn in the economy and upswing in everyday pressures on-the-job,
complaining has taken on a life of its own in the typical workplace. As a
recent Wall Street Journal article titled Misery Poker:
It's One Game Worth Losing observes: "As times get tougher, complaining is starting to look more like a
blood sport than a coping mechanism. Stressed to the max and desperate for
everyone to know it, many of us are trying to trump each other with our
steady stream of grumbles is not good for business. In fact, according to a post from the Chief Happiness Officer, it
can be quite toxic since it:
prevent and offset this environmental hazard in the workplace, we need to learn
and encourage constructive complaining. When we complain
constructively, we complain about:
We also engage
in some honest self-scrutiny to make sure that our complaint is firmly grounded
in some objective reality as opposed to our own irrationality.
to an article that asks Can You Go 21 Days Without
can avoid making unconstructive complaints if we:
addition to the above suggestions, I always appreciate it, if when someone
complains to me they take the time to offer a suggestion on how to fix the
issue. In my opinion, this can be the most constructive use of complaining,
because it can be used not only to vent, but to solve problems!
want to be a more constructive complainer, you can start the process by taking
this Constructive Complaining Quiz. Feel free to share your
results and feedback with us and the Beyond Folders
by Candie Harris
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