You At Work - Are You Absolutely Sure your Career is Helped?
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You At Work - Are You Absolutely Sure your Career is Helped?

Are you absolutely sure you're doing the right thing for your own career or harming It by what your'e saying or doing??
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Created by Lorraine Arams
Last updated 10/2015
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  • 33 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • protect yourself at work with tools and awareness
  • navigate the workplace more successfully
  • understand what may cause you problems without you knowing it
  • Identify others' motives for your benefit
  • Prepare yourself for any situation
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  • have a job
  • understand that there is much more to learn on the job than what was learned in books
  • have realized that there are situations in the workplace that they need to navigate in order to be successful on the job

You at Work - Look After Yourself will provide you with knowledge about successfully navigating your workplace. This course talks about topics that are often not discussed and often not understood until it's too late. Better armed than not. If you know and understand where you might harm yourself at work, then you have the knowledge that may avert a disastrous consequence.

You'll find exercises in the lectures to get you to:

  • think about yourself
  • think about situations you might encounter
  • watch for the others' behaviors to identify their "hidden agendas"
  • understand why people, you least suspected, will stab you in the back
  • become very conscious of your words and action

I've created this course and the subsequent courses in this topic to help anyone who must work with other people in a job. Whether that person is a receptionist, a manager or hold any other position in a company or non-profit, everyone should be aware and alert to how they themselves might jeopardize their job without knowing it.

I've worked in large multi-national companies, small non-profits and big government. Each workplace has its own "customs and culture". However, there are basics which employees in any of these workplaces can master to successfully navigate the sometimes turbulent waters as well as the calm seas with as little wear and tear as possible.

The learning in this course begins your awareness - what should you be looking for? How should you behave at work? What forms the foundation and gives you the inner fortitude to handle situations at work? What do you need to do daily?

Who is the target audience?
  • anyone with a job who wants to master the workplace to enhance their success and achieve their career goals
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Your best friend is someone to be cherished, cultivated and rewarded. Sometimes people don't understand who that best friend is and neglect the relationship. Find out who that is and why.

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A road can look quite deserted when it has no signs. Without signs, it's easy to feel lost and sometimes easy to get lost. What are you signposts? Are they meaningful to you?

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People at work have pictures of their spouses, children or other significant people in their lives. They also have pictures of a future vacation or car or home they would like to have one day. Why do you think they do that? Because they know that pictures "brainwash" the mind with loved or desired things to reinforce the love and the desire.

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Standards - have you ever thought of what your standards are?

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What do you think of your job? the people working there? the work?
Things to do that will protect you in the short and long-term
4 Lectures 11:55

Who are you? What are you willing to say? What aren't you willing to say? Are you sure?

Temptation is everywhere and sometimes that temptation can seem so innocent

Secrets - strategy - the thrill of "defeat" - one way or another you'll lose. Are you willing to bear the consequences? What are your attitudes towards cover-ups? Have you ever thought of it? You'd better because when they happen, they happen quickly.

Covering up - seems logical at the time - you want to help but what's the price?

What's in other people's heads? How can you "see" some of what is happening in there? You can. Yes, it takes time but isn't understanding other people's motives worth the effort? How will it change your interactions with them?

Can you predict what they'll do? If you can, how will that help you?

If you do this every day, no matter what, you'll be amazed, one day, how useful this seemingly "tedious" process can become. Remember, there are "sharks" out there who would love to "take a bite out of someone" to benefit themselves. Make sure it's not you.

What one thing can you do every single day that will make a difference?
The Beginning of your journey to a more successful you in the workplace
1 Lecture 02:02

Let's check on what you've learned
4 questions
About the Instructor
Lorraine Arams
2.8 Average rating
23 Reviews
1,138 Students
6 Courses

I love to help people through teaching. I'm thrilled when people "get it" and their lives, in some small way, are made better as a result..

Currently, I have my own business, On Contract Only, offering services in facilitating, training, consulting and writing.

I have presented workshops for small business, non-profits and business groups on a variety of topics using the knowledge I've acquired during my eclectic career in management at senior levels in corporations, non-profits and governments. The range of enterprises has included: coaching, personal development, mining, manufacturing, import and export, real estate, recreation, performing arts, visual arts, advanced education, health, e-commerce, and small business.

I'm a lifelong learner and enjoy variety from geophysics to cooking. And I love meeting and communicating with people. Computers and the internet have been like a miracle to me - what an amazing development in human existence wherein people can connect from all over the world - instantly - and share thoughts, ideas and challenge what is for what could be.