You don’t have to let all that office drama and politics get in the way of your career, nor should you allow them to turn you into someone that would cause dismay to your own parents. There are ways of dealing with these issues while keeping your dignity and integrity intact.
Individuals fighting for personal goals and losing sight of organizational goals can create quite a ripple in the organization. Continually remind employees how their personal goals and efforts fit with the organization’s strategic business goals.
As a manager, your job description often goes beyond professional guidance. There will be times when you’ll need to provide a helping hand, or even a shoulder to cry on for some employees. Not every employee can separate between work and personal life, so you have to be prepared for these situations.