When you were in school, was the teacher constantly saying, “Sit down!” or “Keep your hands to yourself!” or “Go sit in the hallway until you’re ready to do your work?”
Or, were you the kid that colored the sky purple and the grass yellow and generally made drove your teacher up the wall by your inability to follow directions? You could, of course, follow directions, but you chose not to.
Some people grow out of this by the adulthood, and the lucky ones keep that free spirit. There’s no moral reason a picture needs to be colored a certain way, and it’s only convention that tells us the best way to work is to sit at a desk.
It can be difficult for someone who focuses on results to work in an office where facetime and rule following seem to be the keys to success. Here are some hints for surviving an office environment. Here are six tips for surviving and thriving in an office.