Persis Swift stresses in this article that a miserable attitude at work can lead to tension in the workplace. Your reputation may also be damaged if you become known as the office gossiper or complainer. Swift offers four tips to incorporate into each work day to help improve your reputation and help you feel more upbeat at the office. These tips include being polite and recognizing the efforts of others. Swift hopes to support positive mood and attitudes in the workplace by focusing primarily on the attitude of employees.