Having problems with a difficult co-worker? It can be frustrating when you feel like this person is acting inappropriately, isn't doing his or her job, or is simply acting like a roadblock between you and success within the company.
You might be tempted to go around this person and take the issue to a higher up. However, this might not be in your best interest.
At one point in time or another, we have all been in a position where we are sitting at work and moving at the speed of a turtle. It seems as if nothing is getting done and the projects keep falling farther and farther behind.
If you don't do something quick, you are never going to be able to catch up with all of the work you need to do.
If you're a football fan, you're probably very familiar with the Antonio Brown situation.
The Pro-Bowl wide receiver became a locker room problem for the Pittsburgh Steelers and was traded to the Oakland Raiders in the off-season. However, Brown never played a game for Oakland and, through a series of bizarre events, essentially forced his release from the team and joined the New England Patriots for the 2019 season.
If you're still reading this, you must be wondering, what does this have to do with workplace culture?