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Empowering Yourself in the Workplace (V 2.0)

Heading to your house and lot or condo unit after a grueling day at work is like entering paradise. 

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You are far from your nosy workmates, a grumpy boss, and demeaning colleagues. Most of all, you are away from your endless tasks and to-do lists. Even if you enjoy your job at an Arca South office, there are days when you feel like you have no control of the situation at work. Your stats are failing, and you start to question each decision you make. To help you get back on track, here are some ways to gain your confidence and power through your inner struggle.

1. Depend on nobody. There will still be moments when you have to finish a task on your own even if you are part of a supportive group of talents or encouraging colleagues. Not learning to accomplish these activities on your own won’t help you in the long run. There’s a tendency that you will rely on others to finish simple assignments.

At the same time, try not to give in to the power of asking for…
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The Perfect Home For You

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A Dose of Workplace Anger is Healthy

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A Few Nuggets from Fifty-somethings for the Twenties in their Life

The twenties is the entry to adulthood.
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Suppressing these fears and running from them during your twenties will have an impact in the future. It helps to explore them and become aware of them as early as possible. Fears have different faces and disguise. Keeping your eyes open to these anxieties and concerns trains you to be stronger in the future.

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Being closed-off from colleagues and remaining anti-social is a choice. The same is true with working in a serviced office Makati. Unfortunately, not everyone is aware of the effects of the choices they make.

It helps when the person is aware of their stress-inflicting actions. If you have a grasp of your daily habits or still learning from them, you can follow these four ways to strike them out of your system.

1. Brushing-off feedbacks
Closing yourself from feedbacks keeps you from having a growth mindset. Being unable to hear or receive the opinion or impression of others regarding your work ethic prevents you from reaching your potential.

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