Management

MANAGING ANGER AT WORK

MANAGING ANGER

When you are buried under the work,
short on meeting the deadlines and
your boss keeps on piling additional work, you feel stressed. Similarly when you feel
your task is repeatitive and lacks challenge, you lose interest. Both these scenarios will result in you being frustrated. The zeal that was once presents seems to diminish with time and you lose your passion for work. And the more you lose passion for your work, more frustrated and stressed you become and this could rile you up easily in the work place.

AT WORK

Anger problem can be one of the greatest obstacles for the career development and many times we may not know what to do to tackle this problem. Directing the frustration of the work to your colleagues or the boss can become disastrous for your career.

Feeling angry or frustrated might be valid, but in the workplace, where everyone is watching every action and where competition is tough, one wrong move could stagnate or end your career. So it becomes very important for the employees to have tips under their belt that would help them to manage their anger problem. Though keeping anger in check itself is a challenging task, here are some tips that may help you.

And the more you lose passion for your work, more frustrated and stressed you become and this could rile you up easily in the work place.

1 THINK BEFORE YOU SPEAK

When you start to feel angry take time to collect your thoughts. In a heat of moment words come naturally that may cause you to regret it later. So think before speaking up.

3 CALM DOWN THEN EXPRESS YOUR ANGER

Once you have calmed down, you could express your anger, though through assertive ways. Don’t use words which may offend others. Rather try to express your concern or needs more clearly to the person. Be honest and control your tone while expressing your views.

5 LOOK FOR THE SIGN

Identify signs or things that trigger your anger and see how you can avoid such triggering factors.

2 HAVE A CONTROLLED BREATHING

Control your breath because most of the time when have negative emotions your breathing becomes erratic. Take a full breath & exhale and repeat this process until you feel that you have your emotion under control.

4

Whenever you are angry, don’t coop yourself inside office. Take some time to relax. Have walk around or do some light exercises.

6

Don’t focus on what caused you to rile up but focus on possible solution for that problem. This will help you divert attention. When you find solution it will help relive stress from your shoulder.