Bosses and Office Mates

Can You Keep a Secret? Your Boss is Insecure

The authors of “The Knowing/Doing Gap” have figured out why your boss is such an asshole. And it might not be for the reasons you’d think. In their research, Jeff Pfeffer and Robert Sutton found that people wh...

3 Career Lessons Men Know That Women Don’t

I saw the headline – “3 Career Lessons That Men Know and Women Don’t” – and I thought, “Only 3?” They’ve had generations of the “old boy’s club” to learn these l...

Speak Up! Whispering Complaints Solves Nothing

You’ve heard it before standing around the water cooler: co-workers relaying a laundry list of complaints to one another about how the office functions. Maybe the meetings are too long, they’re asked to work overtim...


View the Video: Generations in the Workplace

Talk about a fantastic video on inter-generational communication and differences. It’s worth it’s 10 minute length. Trust us. Click on the video link below to watch it on Vimeo.

Loving Your Competition

As the old saying goes “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.” But the question is, who are your enemies. In business, whether you’re an employee or a business owner, it’s easy to confuse comp...

OMG! TMI! Avoiding Oversharing in the Workplace

Maybe it’s a generational expression, but at this point it’s pretty safe to say everyone knows what you mean when you look at someone and exclaim “TMI!” Too. Much. Information. Whether it’s your be...


How to Respond to Massive Disrespect

The folks over at The Grindstone recently answered this question from a woman who was experiencing “massive disrespect” at work. Her problem included a micromanaging boss who is moving her to a hallway when all of h...

8 Things Not to Say During Your Performance Review

A while back, we told you how to master “The Art of the Performance Review,” because it’s truly an art, not a science. But every now and again, there are hard and fast rule that simply must be followed. And we...

Dealing with Your Own Personal Mean Girl

Last time I checked, the whole “mean girl” thing was supposed to be over in high school….maybe it extends to college, but certainly not to adult life, right? Wrong. It seems the concept of “mean girls...


The Art of the Performance Review

Yearly performance reviews are a process nearly every company and employee must endure. Though they’re not something anyone looks forward to, it’s important to think about your performance appraisal strategically. G...