We will explain how defying workplacerules – 5 pluses in the following article that represent the benefits that resulting from your decision.
Breaking the rules in certain cases can open up the doors to a number of career benefits. But it can also cause you significant issues. Especially if you violate OSHA , federal, state or local laws. A business cannot survive without creating and enforcing a set of rules and regulations. And frankly, the company will establish rules with the intent to benefit the business. Many have the intent of eliminating workforce problems before they occur.
Author, Lewis Upton, once said, “I’m a free soul, not a soul who will be contained by rules that were made by people who want to control others.”
There comes a time when becomes necessary to break a rule. You may do that simply to break the control others may exert over you. Or it may be time to take personal control over how you act in a certain work situation. That will set you free to replace them with your own more advantageous rules. Consider this: rules that restrict more than they enable ought to be broken.
Defying Workplacerules – 5 Pluses
Defying workplacerules – 5 perks are described below:
The “Work from 9 to 5” Rule
When you break this rule you can get ahead quickly by garnering more time for yourself and working more efficiently. Many workers in this environment are realizing the perks that technology now provides them when they are setting their own hours and taking time for themselves.
Not working 9 until 5 every day doesn’t mean you don’t have to work hard to accomplish your goals and intentions.
In fact, you may work harder – spend long days and nights – in reaching the goals and intentions you have for yourself. But, setting your own hours can help you work on your own terms and not those set by others. You’ll do a much better job and finish projects much more efficiently.
Always Meet Your Goals and Expectations
You may change your mind along the way – it’s as simple as that. You can become newly enthused about a project or goal if you let the old ones go.
What Other People Think is Important
Letting go of the fear of people judging you can be very freeing. What kept you down and from reaching new heights in your life plan is replaced with a new zest for life and enthusiasm to take advantage of every opportunity.
Mistakes Are a Bad Thing
You can get tons of benefits from making mistakes. It’s never fun to admit you’re wrong, but when you learn lessons from those mistakes, the benefits are many and you’ll likely never make that mistake again.
Your Boss is Always Right
When you realize that your boss has a different work and career history when rules meant something different than they do today, you can justify breaking the “boss is always right rule.” The major perk you can get from breaking this rule is to free yourself to make your own decisions and plot your own career path.
Defying Workplacerules – 5 Pluses also Has Minuses
Although there are pluses from breaking rules (many of which are obsolete), beware of breaking rules established to help you in career development.
There are risks to every rule you choose to break and you may be the type of employee who loves to break them. Adrenaline rushes from rule breaking becomes addictive to some employees (if they don’t get caught or punished).
If you don’t agree with certain rules of your work environment you may be planning to break them. Realize there are risks involved. We will discuss some of the negatives and risks in a separate post in about a week.