Do You Work for a Sick Organization?

5 years ago

Ever have a lousy work experience? Perhaps you've had a string of them peppered with some crazy-making co-workers, bosses, and other madness. You may have wondered: Is it me? Is it them? In this post, Crystal Spraggins shares an experience she had and how it just might be the organization that is sick.

The conversation reminded me of another conversation I’d had a long time ago, more than twenty years earlier, in fact. During that conver-sation, I’d been confiding to a former supervisor, a physician, about a lousy work experience I was having, and I’ll never forget what he said. He told me that it sounded like I was working for a sick company.

I thought that was funny, and I laughed. But this former supervisor of mine wanted me to know that he wasn’t merely suggesting I might be working with a few “off” people. He told me that just like an individual can be sick, an organization can be sick.

Read the full post Is There a Doctor in the House? on Musings.

Image: Alex E. Proimos via Flickr

[

Do you want to start something? Whether your goal is to strike out on your own with a brilliant idea, or to bring an entrepreneurial approach to innovation within a company, you should attend BlogHer Entrepreneurs '13 -- register now!]

This is an article written by a member of the SheKnows Community. The SheKnows editorial team has not edited, vetted or endorsed the content of this post. Want to join our amazing community and share your own story? Sign up here.

More from living

Living
by Jessica Drake | 8 days ago
Living
by Julie Sprankles | 10 days ago
Living
by Aly Walansky | 17 days ago