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Professional Excellence: What You Need to Know to Develop Skills for Success, Work with Others, and Network Successfully by Jeff Havens

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Episode 1. What (Not) To Talk About at Work!

You learned several things in this video. For example, you learned not to shred other people’s documents, as it has a tendency to make them sue you. You also learned that people who talk like baboons have a much more difficult time getting their point across than people who use words and stuff.

But more importantly, you learned that there are a handful of topics you should only bring up at work if you’re in the mood to annoy everyone you work with. Politics, religion, medical issues, and other people’s problems are great ways to make yourself as unwelcome as possible. These are the kinds of conversations that will make others wish you were never born. And if you don’t believe me, let me tell you all ...

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