Have you ever found yourself in a situation when you’re getting more offers of help than you really want or need? That is a common experience for many employees. Not only does unsolicited help waste both the offeror’s and the offeree’s time, but it can also lead to bad blood on both ends.
The recipient of the unsolicited help feels like he or she is being seen as incompetent, while the provider feels like his or her assistance isn’t appreciated. First, let’s talk about two types of help that we see in the office.
Proactive help, as the