Don’t be rude: Don’t walk into someone’s office unannounced

Who hasn’t, at some point or another, walked confidently into an office, talking loudly, only to realise that their co-worker is on the phone?

If you’re unlucky, it’ll be like an incident I had once at the family holiday house, where I walked into my parents’ room unannounced.

Always knock.

Not only does it avoid any scarring incidents, but it’s also just polite. Your boss will appreciate that extra little bit of class that comes from knocking gently before entering.

On the other hand, your minions will feel happier if you don’t just barge into their offices. Remember, you’re one of them! Until you get home to your Jetski, mansion and beautiful spouse, that is!

COMMENTS

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Close
SmartCompany Plus

Sign in

To connect a sign in method the email must match the one on your SmartCompany Plus account.
Or use your email
Show
Forgot your password?

Want some assistance?

Contact us on: support@smartcompany.com.au or call the hotline: +61 (03) 8623 9900.