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De-escalate Office Tension

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De-escalate Office Tension

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Be transparent

Be transparent

When you make a mistake, admit it. This shows that you are able to take responsibility for your actions without blaming others.

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Be predictable

Be predictable

Don’t let your emotions get the best of you. Be the person who is steady in the room.

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Keep confidences

Keep confidences

If someone has told you something, it is because they trust you. Do not share this information with others. Guard the person’s business carefully.

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Don’t gossip

Don’t gossip

Talking negatively about others behind their backs erodes trust. Remember if people gossip with you, they will gossip about you.

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Be honest

Be honest

Even when the outcome will not be in your favor, tell the truth. This shows you have good character, which builds trust.

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Be on time

Be on time

When you are late, you are showing people that you don’t value them or their time. You are also showing the that you have a hard time keeping your commitments.

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Apologize

Apologize

If you have done something wrong, admit it quickly and ask what you can do to make it right.

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Set the tone

 Your attitude will cause a ripple effect with others. Make sure that the ripple effect is positive.

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Keep your commitment in word and deed

Keep your commitment in word and deed

If you say you are going to do something, do it. If you make plans with someone, be there. Seeing things through is the trademark of a trustworthy person.

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