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Kingmaker: Be the One Your Company Wants to Keep... On Your Terms by Joanne Cini

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Chapter 14. Getting a Handle on Obsession and Defensive Action

We worry about many issues during our working life. We concern ourselves with the way we are perceived and the way we are treated. We care what our boss will think about our work and obsess over a thoughtless remark thrown our way that the speaker wouldn’t even remember, while pondering politics, positioning, and the exact right words to say. We are disquieted about attribution, appreciation, and being a player in the place and invest ourselves in current projects as we think about our future. We worry about far too much; the negative energy wipes out creativity and productivity and steals our very center away from us. We want dignity and integrity to be lead qualities of our workplace ...

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