How to Lose a Promotion in Ten Days
Months of Grace Too-casual or boorish mannerisms might not only scandalize colleagues but put the kibosh on corporate advancement.
Although most credit union managers are tolerant of small lapses in manners, it is likely that a boor will have an executive chair whisked out from behind him. “Manners certainly play in any promotion decision,” says Craigen. “If you can’t leave someone alone in a social situation and know he or she will do the right thing, then that person is probably not going too far.”
For far too many people, manners are like formal clothes that are dragged out for use at weddings and funerals and company functions. The truth is that it can be deadly—at least in a professional sense—not to use them everyday, just like toothpaste and deodorant.
. by Laureen
< Previous . Next >