How to Get What You Want at Work

For some women, “complain” is a four-letter word. True, from the time we were little girls, society did its best to rid us of this nasty habit. Complaining, whining, nagging, ranting, raving—often all are lumped together in a most unladylike fashion. Unfortunately, this is where society got it wrong. While whining, nagging, ranting, and raving may not be the most productive uses of your time, complaining can be. If done efficiently, complaining can help you fight for your rights and get what you deserve. Here’s how to keep your cool while doing so.

Written by: Beth Morrissey
Beth Morrissey is a freelance writer from Dublin, Ireland who specializes in topics of interest to women working 9 to 5 and beyond. Visit her at