Working for a certain job procures an ample amount of time. Sometimes you consume more time with your workmates rather than your family. That’s why it is likely for you to get along with them well. If the atmosphere at work is not that great with your colleagues setting up the bad vibes around, it’s your choice whether to let it stay that way or do something to help them to be positive. Only few tend to choose the first option since almost everyone wants a pleasant working environment. For you to have a good mood every day at work, control negativity and influence optimism.
Influencing others allows not only good work relationships but also a tremendous sense of leadership. Here are the following ways to influence your workmates to be positive:
Always wear a smile. Smiling is the best affirmation of being positive. When you try to smile at them, they can’t help but to return the mood by smiling back at you. Managing to have others smile can set them to a positive mood.
Be worthy of your co-workers’ trust. Always be honest. Do what you promised to do at work. For example, you must finish a report within a day if you had told your boss that you would pass it within that certain period of time. Trust helps in creating a positive environment.
Establish as an example to your co-employees. Be positive in doing your best to accomplish all the tasks assigned to you. Get the work done as it should be in an organized way. Working in an optimistic way aids in improving your skills and performance, thus resulting to greater benefits: promotion and increased salary! Of course, your workmates would want to attain the same accomplishment you’ve had. This permits them to follow your lead and persevere on their own to work positively.
Work as a team. Have an open communication to institute effective work relationships. Make sure everyone is working to achieve the same objectives and goals when working on a particular project. Assist others as you can when necessary. They will be willing to help you, too, when you need them. Allow them to give suggestions and comments. Let them speak up their thoughts so that no one feels outcast or not valued. When all of you work together as a team, you can get the work done faster and better.
Know your limits and never pass over the line. You can act as the leader and divide the tasks equally to the group, but do not just dictate everything that they should do. This decreases their self-esteem, making them feel inferior. Learn to respect them for you to gain the respect that you need.
Who would like to be overpowered with negativity? If no one begins, take the responsibility of starting up an optimistic atmosphere in the office. Being a positive thinker yourself can influence your workmates to be positive. Have a power of diligently controlling the negativity in your workplace so that everyone can satisfactorily work. Encourage them, tell them that they look good, give compliments. Always try to make them feel better.