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Office Politics: 10 Ways to Play and Win

9. Avoid blow-ups

The way we interact with bosses is obviously different from the way we interact with peers and subordinates.

Whatever the transaction, remaining emotionally detached and business-like minimizes your exposure to "office political-incorrectness."

Now, we all have feelings and sometimes emoting can be a good thing. But emotional outbursts not only undermine your position but, if habitual, your employment too. Even under attack, stay calm...breathe!