Stop spending time schmoozing the VP, and finish the project. When leaders foster a culture where politically correct trumps common sense, everyone suffers.
George Bernard Shaw said “Advice is like kissing, it costs nothing and it’s a pleasant thing to do.” With that good-humored preface, Jone Bosworth uses seven witty and wise Shaw quotes on managing workplace politics. “Never wrestle with pigs” and six more pieces of advice that will help you take work seriously but work politics lightly.
Understanding your employees may give you some insight into their unique needs, Here are some factors you could consider for your work environment design: