SHOW DATE: AUGUST 28, 2013
But what if somebody else screws the pooch?
When a co-worker messes up, it’s no excuse for you demean him. When you play big, you play graciously. At the risk of being trite: If you have nothing nice to say, say nothing at all.
If you can’t correct them or help them in a sweet way, shut your mouth. If you absolutely must say something, say it in a constructive way. No good will come from making your co-worker feel like a bonehead. It’s not good for the team or the company, let alone for your professional relationship.
Be the office sweetheart, not the office douchebag.