Ok, I'll just say it.
Office politics suck.
Getting drawn into workplace drama saps our energy and enthusiasm and can permanently damage our careers. Yet, politics is a reality of life. We may not like it, but it's true.
So the question is, how do we deal with it?
I (along with other thought leaders) was recently interviewed by Robin Madell of U.S. News & World Report about how to avoid becoming a casuality of workplace politics (among other things). There's some really terrific tips in the article that will help you avoid making the most common missteps on the job.
Read the article here: 3 Biggest Workplace Mistakes