Better vs. Bad #27

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Characteristics of Good Coworkers

  • Communicator: shares ideas & knowledge, listens, honest
  • Team Player: works well with the team, complements skill sets, cooperative, positive, responsible, personable, compassionate, humble
  • Challenger: provides constructive criticism, challenges others, raises the bar, quality-focused
  • Innovator: creative, problem solver, efficient, open-minded
  • Hard worker: passionate, dedicated, punctual, takes responsibility for own mistakes, respectful, has integrity, serious

Characteristics of Bad Coworkers

  • Time Waster: unfocused, talks about non-work related topics too much, late, irresponsible, gossipy, dishonest
  • Finger Pointer: blames others for mistakes
  • Egomaniac: egotistical, critical, not a team player, condescending, unsharing
  • “Negative Nancy”: closed-minded, negative, selfish, inconsiderate
  • “Whatever Man”: lazy, indifferent

Words of Wisdom

“I would suggest the best way to be an ideal coworker is to be first and foremost honest and humble,” says Matt Clark on LinkedIn.  “Do not let your ego get in the way of building relationships and solving problems. If we could all just focus on our own areas to improve, we would all be better coworkers.”

“Look for the soft skills, listening, communication, and bit of compassion, otherwise known as emotional intelligence,” says John LaFay on LinkedIn.  “In the long run, these personal traits are a better investment than value matching.”

“If you can have a healthy working relationship with your coworker, he is a good coworker for you,” says Masood Sayed on LinkedIn.  “A good co worker for you can be a bad coworker for someone else.  It depends on how well you understand and communicate with each other.”

How Do You Rate?

While most people think they are a good coworker, it is important to step back and examine your own characteristics in the workplace.  How do you rate on the characteristics of good coworkers?  How would your coworkers rate you?

~Article by Sally Ulianich
https://sallyu.com/2012/05/29/how-to-be-a-better-coworker-and-characteristics-of-bad-coworkers/

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