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BSS: Surviving Office Politics by Patrick Forsyth

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Bits and bobs

What do you notice when you go into someone’s office? There is the size and general ambience, the desk and other furniture, the overall feel of purposeful organisation or unruly chaos but then, having taken in the large scale and obvious features, you begin to notice the detail. Little things catch your eye as you glance round, more so as you gaze round trying to while away another interminable meeting. In such circumstances you will often count the cracks in the wall to dispel boredom, never mind taking in more obvious details. The little things say a great deal about people. They help build a picture so you need to consider what you have around that will catch the eye of other people. What exactly should you have around? What ...

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