Includes an interview with Elizabeth Doty the author of the book- “The Compromise Trap- How to Thrive at Work Without Selling Your Soul”.
In the last century Mahatma Gandhi said -“Work is worship”. Some of the present generation employees while working in known and good organizations say- “My job sucks, my boss is a devil and I am working in hell”. Strong statements there but sometimes the employees believe that they are selling their souls to the organization to earn their salaries. Organizations remind employees of war zones and battle fields, in which they are the foot soldiers continuously facing the firing line. These instances are no longer a one off case, and the numbers of complaining employees are increasing
When employees feel this way, they believe their personal values are compromised at the altar of organization’s success. The psychological wounds are burnouts, stress, depression, anxiety, anger, damaged personal relationships, lack…
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