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Co-Workers With Bad Attitudes Can Suck The Life Out Of You…In MORE Ways Than One.

No matter WHERE you work or what you do for a living…they’re out there. The people at work who ALWAYS seem to have something or someone to complain about. These people just don’t just get under your skin, they can eventually damage your job performance and ultimately hurt the bottom line.

So what can YOU do to make sure these energy suckers don’t affect you?

— Limit interactions with de-energizers.

— Make sure their own work is meaningful and has purpose. Even in mundane jobs, people can think about the places where they make a difference in the lives of their coworkers and customers, Spreitzer said.

— Increase the time they spend with people who make them feel good. If you have a meeting with a de-energizer, try to book time with more positive colleagues the same day.

About AJ

Your afternoon host AJ has been in Seattle for over 5 years and SO much has happened in his life since moving here. He and his wife of 7 years Nicole, had their first baby (Max...he is now 2) and they bought their first home here. When AJ isn't on the air, at a sporting event supporting one of our local teams (ESPECIALLY the Sounders and Seahawks) or hosting an event for one of the organizations that he works with including Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, March For Babies, Susan G Komen and Washington Trails Association, he is more than likely climbing a mountain! "I love everything this place has to offer, from world-class entertainment, to the incredible food to all of its natural beauty with so many amazing mountains and trails at our doorstep! I LOVE the Pacific Northwest and am proud to call it home and do what I love to do with an incredible group of people."