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How to Prevent Credit Snatching October 18, 2008

Posted by dapinoyemployee in Da Pinoy Employee, Working with Bosses and Officemates.
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If you’ve been a victim of a genuine case of credit snatching, then you know how evil it can get.  How else can you describe an act where someone takes your idea and claims it as their own?  To make matters worse, THEY get the kudos for it and not you.  So how do you protect yourself?

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Credit Snatching October 17, 2008

Posted by dapinoyemployee in Da Pinoy Employee, Working with Bosses and Officemates.
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Credit snatching, idea poaching or glory-grabbing are just euphemisms for an ugly reality in a work environment called idea theft.  But should you really sound the alarm and raise a ruckus?  Here are some things you might want to know before you start accusing someone of credit snatching:

The Good
They say that imitation is the greatest compliment.  If someone steals your ideas, then it must be something really great.  If for nothing else, you should be proud that someone else thought your idea was amazing enough to pass off as their own.  That is, if and when you’re given due credit.

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