Does it pay to be a selfless worker?

Does it pay to be a selfless worker?

Wouldn’t we all want a colleague, or employee, who is selfless, takes on extra work and is willing to help, or assist, on projects that don’t have relevance to their own day-to-day workload?

It seems a no brainer yet, new research from the Harvard Business Review (HBR) has found that over 60% of managers, engineers and salespeople at Fortune 500 companies would like to spend less time in ‘response mode’ – helping with ad-hoc requests from colleagues.

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