Dear Experts, What's your advice on working in an environment where you can't trust your colleagues? What happens if you love your job, love what you do, but there is too much politics, administrative bureaucracy, and opposing 'camps' at the company/organization you work at? Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question:Q#335 Had similar situation: stuck 2 my wrk, focused on the good/my impact, vented, looked 4/found new job. (@juliaerickson) Q#335 U determine UR reaction & participation. Be aware, but ignore & stay focused. Too bad=find another job. (@dawnbugni) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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How do you know if you understand something?

I am a non-technical person working in an IT company. My colleagues will often tell me something technical. Sometimes I understand what they are saying. Sometimes I have no idea what they are talking about. Sometimes I think I understand what they are telling me when they are telling me, but then later I realize that I don’t understand it at all.

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