How to deal with negativity in corporates?

Story: Pragya Patel, QC Analyst


The cropping negativity in corporates cannot be helped, they say. You need to learn to stay happy and positive on your own.

Well, that is true for all our life situations.

Similarly in corporates, every now and then, we feel very negative- the feedbacks, the politics; the lack of support, sometimes a very small sarcasm can hit us. And a pile up generally leads to an outburst, that is when we become extremely pessimistic, sometimes self-critical too, the consequence being retaliation, tit for tat mindset, resignation becoming the last option. With time we realize we are also a part of such unpleasant situations, sometimes even wind up being the creator of such politics. So, is it only in the corporate offices? The answer is no. It is almost everywhere. My brother, who is a bank employee, faces some similar situations, only the intensity and the playground differs. So, who should take the onus? Is it the environment or us? It is very rhetorical and basic that we all are different in terms of choices, values, ethics, priorities, goals,