Growing up, did you always envision yourself in the corner office, Ladder having an assistant, and making lots of money? Did you graduate college only to find yourself copying papers and going on Climbing coffee runs? Life doesn’t always turn out the way we thought it would.
There are ways that you can still achieve your dreams in this dog eat dog world. We have put a list of ways to help you climb the corporate ladder and keep your sanity.
Keep your work Ladder and home life separate.
This may seem like a no brainer, but a lot of individuals bring their home lives into their work lives and divulge every detail to their coworkers.
This of course can be hard for you to do at all times. There are times when emergencies or fights are going to pre occupy your mind. If this happens, spend a few extra minutes to clear your mind. Walk around the block; jam your favorite song in the car. Do whatever it takes to help you walk into the office ready to work.
Do not get mixed up in the office drama. This can be very hard for one to achieve. Gossip runs rampant in today’s workplace. It is best to steer clear.
Also be aware that you have to look out for Ladder yourself.
I am not saying going to work and be a robot or lifeless. However, try to not be concerned what others think and make sure you do your job to the best of your ability.
Be aware of how you dress. Dressing the part is the key to moving up the ladder. Just because you are running errands for the CEO does not mean that you can dress like a slob. You should always be dressing for the job that you want to have. Make sure you follow the dress code the way it is written unless otherwise notified by management. Do not look to other coworkers for advice as they could be dressing wrong without knowing it.
Try and stay as positive as you can.
This will not always be an easy feat, but people are drawn to positivity. If you have to deliver bad news, try and accompany it with positivity. You should never use your job or power to tear anyone down.
Work until your work is doing. Many people today don’t put in the extra effort. When its quitting time, they are out the door. If you put in the extra effort, eventually it will notice.
If you have a bit more to invest in your refurb then you might want to look at installing office partitions which are great if your role requires a certain degree of privacy or if you want to segregate your employees into teams.
Glass partitions are a popular variation as they still involve a feeling of interaction amongst the workforce. Another advantage when compared to their opaque counterparts is that they allow more natural light to slow through into different areas, which again will help to stimulate and motivate your workforce.
The great thing about glass partitions is that:
They can still install in such a way that they prevent noise disturbance between office areas. This can be essential when staff need to work in a peaceful environment.
• Environmental Benefits – There are also certain environmental benefits of refurbishing your office if the right changes make. If we look back at the glass office partitions then we you will benefit from reduce electricity bills as more natural light emit throughout the office.
There are also a variety of Ladder opportunities:
Incentives in order to encourage offices to increase their sustainability efforts. This includes the using sustainable materials where needed when you fit out your new office and initiating effective waste policies and systems.
• Financial Incentives – If the sustainable efforts mention above carry out correctly. Then your company will be eligible for Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECA’s). Which will improve cash flow through accelerated tax relief. Also, as mentioned, Sustainable changes also help to reduce dependency on heating and electricity.