We spend roughly a third of our daily time in the workplace. That’s a lot of tick-tocks. Obviously, there are things that all of us dislike about our place of employment. But, I hope that the positives outweigh the negatives at your job.
I work in a law firm that has about 70 employees. It can be a very stressful environment. The people on top set priorities for the people below. Having someone telling you what to do is freighted with the potential for conflict.
The partners (the bosses) have the ever-present obligation to bring in more business and to maintain the business that is already in the door. This dynamic permits all of the people in the place to take home a paycheck, enjoy benefits, and to hope for a better future. That’s stressful as well. Continue reading