Meet Nellie Negative. Nellie constantly whines, complains, and
points out the downside to every situation. Complainers distrust
everyone around them, and have a knack for maligning even the best
intentions of co-workers and supervisors.
Complainers are exhausting and can dampen high spirits
faster than you can say "office party." They can also delay projects and
other work as they argue about why something shouldn't be done, or why
it shouldn't be done in a particular way.
Dawn Dugan specializes in writing books, articles, white papers, reports and special communications for the human resources industry. She is the co-author of Effective Executive Compensation, which was published by AMACOM in 2008. Read more...