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Workplace Drama: 10 Reasons You Aren’t Getting Ahead

One of the biggest things that professionals are often blinded by are actions that lead to workplace drama. Workplace drama is typically so heavily frowned upon by management that even a high-performer, who might be labeled as a “troublemaker,” will often be one of the first fired during downsizing or organizational realignment.

While I think you should try your best to avoid drama, it’s almost impossible to totally prevent it. Therefore, you must effectively manage your emotions and actions. Your ability to recognize and effectively navigate workplace drama is something that will add value to your career.

Here are 10 self-defeating workplace behaviors that can lead to drama, and actions you can take to combat these personality or interpersonal flaws…

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  1. marshall

    Another option is to leave the office altogether, negotiate remote employment terms, and achieve career nirvana! Ok, maybe its not that simple, but with the advancement of desktop as a service, hosted by companies like remote employment is becoming more and more common!

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