Hell Hath No Fury… How to Piss Off a Woman at Work

Hell Hath No Fury… How to Piss Off a Woman at Work

You seem angry. Why are you angry? We just need you to take notes at the meeting. Again. Yes, we know you’re not the secretary, geez. Not everything is in the job description. Sometimes you just have to do what you’re asked to do. Be a team player. Well,...
Can You Be Nice AND Competent?

Can You Be Nice AND Competent?

Who likes being put in a box? I don’t. Nobody puts Baby in a box! OK, the actual movie quote says “Nobody puts Baby in a corner” but I wouldn’t want to be in a box either. Boxed in is perhaps even worse than cornered in. At least you can watch...
Ten Signs Your Workplace is “Toxic”

Ten Signs Your Workplace is “Toxic”

“Sari” used to love going to work. But not lately. Her division has been in upheaval for months with constant “streamlining.” Leaders come and go and colleagues who were once cordial are now pitted against each other, fearful of losing their...
Caution! Career Roadblock Ahead!

Caution! Career Roadblock Ahead!

“Lily” hadn’t seen it coming. But she worked her way smack into it. Roadblock. Career-halting, self-confidence wavering, extremely frustrating roadblock. In Lily’s case, the roadblock had a name: “Ben,” a boss once enthusiastic...