I understand that there are times where you’re unhappy with your circumstances.
You think you been unfairly treated.
Maybe you think the wrong decision was made.
Maybe there is an institutional problem that just dehumanizes the workplace.
Complaining may be the first place to start creating change.
However, the best place to start creating change is by offering solutions.
Not solutions that are cost a lot of money; rarely of those going to be approved. You know that.
Speak to someone like your manager and ask why things are this way.
Offer ideas for how to do things differently and then listen to what is said back to you.
Maybe there’s something you didn’t take into account.
Maybe there’s something that they didn’t take into account.
Complaining is never enough.
Eventually goes badly for the complainer because people feel like they want to shut them up, even if the complaints are correct.
I believe you want to make a change and survive politically the backlash that often occurs.
The best way is to listen and then offer solutions.
Ⓒ The Big Game Hunter, Inc., Asheville, NC 2020
ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for more than 40 years. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1800 episodes and his newest show, “No BS Coaching Advice” and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council.
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