David Wray

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Public speaking is the number one social phobia Glossophobia, more commonly known as a fear of public speaking, is commonly affecting up to three-quarters of people. Yet it is a skill that is increasingly critical in our everyday lives, from… Continue Reading…

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Micromanaging bosses stunt personal growth Micromanaging is a managerial process of closely observing, controlling and/or reminding employees of the work required. It is generally seen as a negative management style because it stunts or limits freedom. That is, the freedom… Continue Reading…

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Controversial opinions as a norm? The last eighteen months have seen a rise in controversial opinions shared via social media platforms, including business networking site, LinkedIn. A growing number of people are unfollowing or disengaging with individuals, personally or professionally,… Continue Reading…

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Defining workplace politics Politics is defined by the Cambridge dictionary as “the relationships within a group or organization that allow particular people to have power over others”. Workplace politics carry with them several negative connotations, including perceptions of inequality, unfairness, randomness, and deceit,… Continue Reading…

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What is a workplace pet peeve? A workplace pet peeve, often the source of employee complaints, are the little or big things that annoy, aggravate, and hinder you from doing your job as well as you otherwise would. This is… Continue Reading…

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