We are all familiar with politics at work and let’s be frank—it exists everywhere. The politics can sometimes get really nasty with people losing their clients or contracts unfairly because of it. It is important to protect yourself from work politics as it is to stay away from it and not indulge in it yourself. Don’t try a shorter route of success—remember your reputation precedes you everywhere. At the same time, don’t fall prey to somebody’s schemes against you. A person who steers clear of office politics earns the trust and goodwill of all the stakeholders—especially colleagues and clients.
Here are some ways to stay away from office politics:-
If you want a fair workplace, make sure you provide a fair workplace to someone else too.