Of course, it would never occur to anyone in their right mind and firm memory to perform such dances. But anything can happen, so we strongly do not recommend overdoing it with alcohol, although there will be many temptations in the evening. Remember, in spite of the fact that one side will have a table with free and endless drinks and "funny" colleagues who will furiously urge and shout - "Drink to the bottom!", On the other hand, there will always be a boss who, even at a corporate party, remains yours the head. Even if you are used to being in the spotlight, the phrase “Well, you gave it yesterday!”, Which will fly around the whole office the next day, in this case, is unlikely to sound like a compliment.
The director cannot be denied
This is the golden rule of the corporate party. To refuse the director who invited you to dance means to offend him, and to offend the director means many terrible consequences. During a slow dance with the director, keep a distance so as not to give a reason for unnecessary activity in your address (unless you are secretly in love with him, and even here it is worth thinking three times!). But if your boss is very drunk and invites you to dance, you can, no, just have to, politely refuse. Refer to what you need in the ladies' room, or pretend that the phone rings. It will not be particularly difficult, but the next day the boss will be grateful that he did not have to blush when you meet in the hallway.
When dancing with a colleague - keep your distance
If you are invited to dance by a colleague at work or a subordinate, the choice: to dance or not - is yours. The main thing during the dance is not to forget about the distance. Even if the atmosphere seems relaxed and, as it were, “all yours”, you should remember that tomorrow, at any opportunity, you can become the epicenter of unnecessary gossip.
Don't make any sudden movements
Feel the beat and move in time with the music. It is not necessary, wishing to seem liberated and courageous, to make movements that are unusual for you in life. Sudden movements and awkward turns, again, happen with alcohol abuse. Try not to lead to such situations, and if you feel that you have drunk too much, skip the first "steps" and wait until it becomes easier. After all, a couple of missed tracks, in this case, can save your reputation.
Say no to table dancing
Especially if you hold a high position at work. Even if the body requires "wild dancing" and all the restraints have long been ripped off by the last glass of rum, tell yourself - stop! Subordinates may stop taking you seriously, but does your boss need such a "right hand".
Avoid plasticity competition
This is especially true for beginners! Even if you are a very good dancer, you should not enter dance battles. It is not known what an ordinary competition may result in, because it is clearly not limited to one turn of the hip to the right side. If you recently entered this collective and believe that in this way you will immediately become “your own”, you are deeply mistaken. Most often, this competition is watched by the "funniest" employees, and the most intelligent and important sit on the sidelines. Buying time to establish contact with the second will be much more fruitful.
If you can't dance, you better abstain
A simple truth that will help save you from a corporate event fiasco. It would seem that sitting on the sidelines is too boring, but such a pastime has a lot of advantages. For example, the boss will appreciate a serious and restrained look, and the main character of a video shot by someone will not be you, which in this case, just fortunately.
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