Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Death by water cooler

Can a water cooler kill your career?  Possibly.  The office water cooler, hallways, and coffee machine are places where either your advocates congregate or where detractors launch career-sinking torpedoes.  These are the places where your colleagues in the office (superiors, peers, and subordinates) talk about you behind your back.  Your colleagues can be your advocates or your detractors, depending on how they feel about you.

...Read more on my Computerworld blog

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