How to Make Office Competition Work for You

Staying on your toes can mean awesome career growth

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Oftentimes, a little competition is good for keeping you on top of things and on your toes. Professionally, it can promote growth and advancement. Don’t be afraid or intimidated by a little peer-on-peer competition in the office.

Take on these tips, from writer Alexis Thompson, on how you can make competition in the office work for you:

The benefits of competition:

1. Increased productivity and motivation: Competition can make you more efficient and make you try harder to excel.

To be a constant winner in the eyes of management, you’ve got to become known for being productive. And don’t just focus on quantity when thinking about productivity; the goal is quality, too. A boring routine and lack of challenge breeds less motivation, so appreciate the fact that competition helps stoke your natural desire to be recognized and acknowledged.

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