From Whining to Winning: How to Complain at Work and Get Ahead

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This post’s key takeaways:

  1. If you complain to your boss more than just rarely, you risk losing their engagement and support
  2. Managers typically respond to complaints in one of three ways: with sympathy, with action or with apathy; learning how to read these signals is critical
  3. Employees who turn complaints into opportunities are good; those who go the extra step to propose a real solution are great
  4. Download a template to propose your solution in a professional, well thought out and buttoned up way; your boss will thank you for it

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