Monday tip: Ask a co-worker for advice

The Chief Happiness Officer's monday tipsIf you have a question or a challenge at work that’s been on your mind for a while, this monday tip is for you: Ask someone at work for advice.

We often hold back from asking for help because we’re afraid to disturb or annoy others, but in reality most people like to be asked for their opinion. It makes them feel appreciated, valued and shows that they can make a difference.

It can also be a great help for you. I can’t count the number of times I’ve had a seemingly unsolvable problem at work that I’ve banged my head against for hours, but which is solved in five minutes by co-worker I bring in to ask for help. Now that’s annoying :o)

The Chief Happiness Officer’s monday tips are simple, easy, fun things you can do to make yourself and others happy at work and get the work-week off to a great start. Something everyone can do in five minutes, tops. When you try it, write a comment here to tell me how it went.

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2 thoughts on “Monday tip: Ask a co-worker for advice”

  1. “It makes them feel appreciated, valued and shows that they can make a difference.”

    I have seen abusing it to manipulate and use people.

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