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10 Things You Should Stop Complaining About at Work

Adam Starr



Workload

So you’re super busy, totally tired, and ready to freak out. Too bad, so is everyone else. You are not a delicate snowflake. You are not a precious miracle. You are a paid employee and but one member of a busy team. Complaining about having too much work, while cathartic, is not going to inspire confidence in your colleagues.

Instead of letting that pile of work overwhelm you, make lists of attainable goals and stick to your deadlines. Eliminate distractions and plow through your to-do list. Save all that energy you spent complaining and focus it on getting things done. You’ll be a happier and more productive team member if you do — we promise.

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