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Five Tips for Respectful Interaction in the Workplace

Five Tips for Respectful Interaction in the Workplace

There are tons of rules in society, some written and some implicit— a red light means stop and most people obey. In the workplace there are established rules of respect as well.  For example, if you physically assault someone, steal, or don’t show up for work, it’s likely you will be fired. For the most [... read more]

Five Reasons that Romancing the Coworker is a Don’t

Five Reasons that Romancing the Coworker is a Don’t

You’ve read all the reasons to pursue love on the job but now it’s time to seriously think about the repercussions that this can have on your future with the company. While there’s no denying the joy of being in a romantic relationship with a colleague, there are some very obvious perils of mixing business [... read more]

Office Politics: Cold Stares vs. Hot Gossip

Office Politics: Cold Stares vs. Hot Gossip

Interpersonal tension at the office is a bummer! Conflict, the kind that simmers, boils and never seems to be resolved, inflicts tremendous direct and indirect damage to companies. Billions are spent on coaching and other types of programs. So why do these interventions all too often come up short? And the answer is… because we’re [... read more]

When Workers Engage in Job Sabotage

When Workers Engage in Job Sabotage

In an ideal world, we’d all work in a supportive environment but unfortunately, workers often engage in job-sabotage in an attempt to gain an edge. One reason this happens is because people on the job are in a stressful and competitive environment, which makes workers more aggressive.  Especially in an economy in which job loss [... read more]

The Politics of Being a Woman on the Job: Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

The Politics of Being a Woman on the Job: Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

It’s hard enough competing in a job market where there are more qualified candidates than there are open positions but what do you do when your biggest nemesis is another woman abusing you to get to the top? So it begs the question, why can’t we all just get along? [... read more]

Five Ways to Battle the Office Backstabber

Five Ways to Battle the Office Backstabber

Admit it. You’ve got one in your office. Perhaps you’ve been accused of being one. The back stabber is someone no one wants to know and unless you’re educated in the ways of tackling one of these energy-suckers, you’re in for a long and painful battle in the tough world of office politics. According to [... read more]