I founded www.workplacecoachblog.com (still active) & ran for 39 years a nationally respected management consulting firm; authored four books, Beating the Workplace Bully, AMACOM 2016 & Solutions (both rated 4.8 stars out of 5 on amazon.com). I've written a "dear Abby for the workplace" weekly newspaper column for 38 years, love answering coach questions.

Lynne Curry

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What to Do When Your Career Blows Up, And Maybe Your Life | Workplace Coach Blog

dealing with career setbacks & personal life disasters: What to do when your career blows up after your life has and y

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Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

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Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

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Writing & Don’t Swap Your Backbone for a Wishbone | Workplace Coach Blog

writing and courage, taking a risk, traveling outside your comfort zone

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Workplace Coach Blog

Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Your Work Honeymoon is Over; What Now? | Workplace Coach Blog

When your job honeymoon is over; here's why it happens and here's what you and your employer can do

    Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

    Workplace Coach Blog

    Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Complicit & Helping Someone Find Her Courage | Workplace Coach Blog

      #complicit: #metoo & helping someone find her courage; when you're the one that someone in trouble reaches out to

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Senior Manager Came onto Me and Now I Fear Being Fired | Workplace Coach Blog

          Sexual harassment: senior manager came onto me and now I fear being fired. -- you have options--HR, senior manager, the law

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          My Great Job Offer Evaporated…Now What? Is This the New Thing? | Workplace Coach Blog

          Your great job offer evaporated...what options you have now--you may have a legal claim

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Gig Work: Right for You? | Workplace Coach Blog

          Gig work: right for you? 4 key benefits.

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Fizzled Romance Leaves an Afterburn | Workplace Coach Blog

          Fizzled romance leaves an afterburn, here's a new way to look at it.

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Recession Fears Loom; Here’s How to Avoid Being Laid Off & What To Do If You Are | Workplace Coach Blog

          Recession fears loom; here's how to avoid being laid off and what to do if you are

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Working for an Alcoholic Boss & Expecting to Be Fired Tomorrow | Workplace Coach Blog

            Working for an alcoholic boss? Expecting to be fired? Here's what you need to realize about alcoholic bosses. And you may want to quit.

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            The Con Artist’s Gift: You Lose Your Fear Baggage | Workplace Coach Blog

            When a con artist takes advantage of you & you stand up for yourself, you can lose your fear baggage and this is a true gift to yourself

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Betrayed by a Cut-throat Coworker; How Do I Make a Comeback? | Workplace Coach Blog

            Betrayed by a cut-throat coworker; how do I make a comeback? Clear steps & strategies for regaining control of your career.

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            If An Expected Question Throws You, How You Can Recover and Get Back In the Game | Workplace Coach Blog

            If an unexpected job interview question throws you, here's how you can recover and get back in the game

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Handling An Attack By A Resentful Coworker Who Expected the Promotion I Got | Workplace Coach Blog

            How to handle a public attack by someone who expected the criticism I got

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Boomerang Employee: Deciding Whether or Not to Return to a Former Employer | Workplace Coach Blog

            boomerang employee: deciding whether you want to a former employer: key questions to ask yourself

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Quitter’s Remorse: I need to admit the truth | Workplace Coach Blog

            Quitter's remorse: I quit a good, imperfect job for a horrid one; what to do now?

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Zoom Hiders: What Does It Cost Them? | Workplace Coach Blog

            Zoom Hiders: Camera Shy or Disengaged? What it costs hiders & how managers can get the video cams on.

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            My Supervisor Doesn’t Have a Life | Workplace Coach Blog

            Supervisor doesn't have a life, if you can't change him, here are 2 easy fixes

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            5 Statements Never to Make to a Bully | Workplace Coach Blog

            5 statements never to make to a bully & why

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Negotiating a Raise with a Manager You Don’t Trust | Workplace Coach Blog

            Negotiating a raise with a manager you don't trust -- what works, what doesn't

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Easter and Ukraine | Workplace Coach Blog

            Easter and Ukraine. If you believe in stopping evil, act today.

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            Confess, please | Workplace Coach Blog

            Confess, please, was it you who sent this surprise gift from the Easter Bunny?

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Procrastination Blues: 5 Strategies for Saying Goodbye Forever to the Procrastination Blues | Workplace Coach Blog

            Say goodbye to the procrastination blues: 5 strategies that work

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            The Ukraine Invasion: Actions You Can Take Today to Help Those Suffering | Workplace Coach Blog

            The Ukraine Invasion: actions you can take today as employers, coworkers and individuals to help those suffering

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Are We Brave or Quiet? | Workplace Coach Blog

            Ukraine: Are we brave or quiet? What do each of us, including me, need to do and say to help?

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Restoring Trust in the Workplace: | Workplace Coach Blog

            Restoring, building, maintaining trust: 4 concrete steps to take today

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Treasure Trove of the Valuable, Interesting & Fun | Workplace Coach Blog

            Those of you know the blog well know that I normally post 3 to 4 interesting articles weekly. That was …

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Love your job but hate your boss? | Workplace Coach Blog

            7 action steps when you love your job but hate your boss

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Ready to Quit? Which of These 5 Reasons Fits? | Workplace Coach Blog

            Ready to quit your job? Which of these 5 reasons fits? Each suggests a different path.

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Job Hunting Has Changed: You Have Leverage | Workplace Coach Blog

            job hunting has changed; you have leverage; how to find the job you want

              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

              Love your job but hate your boss? | Workplace Coach Blog

              7 action steps when you love your job but hate your boss

              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

              Looking for Mr. Goodboss | Workplace Coach Blog

              Looking for Mr. Goodboss, tough love coaching if the problem is you

              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

              Torn Between Two Jobs: How do you decide? | Workplace Coach Blog

              choosing two jobs, what factors do you need to consider

              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

              Win a Promotion, Lose a Friend | Workplace Coach Blog

              win a promotion; lose a friend; new supervisor problems with former coworkers

              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

              New Year, Old Job, New You | Workplace Coach Blog

              When you don't get the promotion you want and deserve, ask these questions, take these actions and find your next chapter

              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

              New Year: Your Voice is Needed | Workplace Coach Blog

              Writing: your voice is needed. What can you uniquely say and what it's so very important.

                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                Fired for Not Getting Vaccinated: My Employer’s Happy New Year’s Present | Workplace Coach Blog

                Fired for not getting vaccination; what to tell prospective employers? And should you reconsider?

                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                Former Employee Now Supervises Me; Rules Commander Style | Workplace Coach Blog

                Question: Several months ago, one of my former employees returned to our company as my immediate supervisor. It’s been hell …

                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                Are We Walking Yet?: Catch the Eyes | Workplace Coach Blog

                Personal trainer collie Zeke patiently waiting — except for the eye-lock he has on the leash he deftly laid on …

                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                Office Politics 201: Let Go of What You Can’t Control & Guard Your Heart | Workplace Coach Blog

                Question: I knew I might regret telling my manager the truth. I just didn’t know how much. The problem is …

                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                Dodge a Bullet: 29 ?s to Ask Your New Employer and Yourself Before You Say “Yes” to a Job Offer | Workplace Coach Blog

                The best career advice: questions to ask a prospective employer before you say "yes" to a job offer

                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                Want to Improve Your Conflict Skills? Here’s Free Coaching… | Workplace Coach Blog

                Want to improve your conflict skills? Here's free coaching, dig into your stories.

                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                Just for Fun | Workplace Coach Blog

                Just for fun, a poem with humor; when do you figure it out?

                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                You Didn’t Tell the Truth Before; Start | Workplace Coach Blog

                Tell the truth, you didn't tell the truth before, start now

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                Whoops, You Stepped In It: Messy Situations & Answers: New Rules for Workplace Behavior | Workplace Coach Blog #

                Whoops, You Stepped In It: Messy Situations & Answers: New Rules for Workplace Behavior

                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                Start a Conflict Discussion The Right Way - Workplace Coach Blog

                Start a conflict discussion the right way: the words to use (& not use) & the tone to set

                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                The Wounded Rhino and the Scorched Earth Arsonist: the 2 fiercest bullies - Workplace Coach Blog

                7 bully types, more about the 2 toughest, the wounded rhino and the scorched earth arsonist and what they're like

                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                Personality Conflicts Decoded: Explaining People Who Drive You Crazy & the Ones You Drive Crazy - Workplace Coach Blog

                Decoding personality conflicts: a useful framework for the styles & types that most clash, that helps you understand what's going on.

                  Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                  2579.34 miles in 602 days for 4.2846 miles per day - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Walk 4 miles a day...grab a partner

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                  What will you do with that extra hour today? - Workplace Coach Blog

                  That’s right, it’s a gift. Of life. If you’re like me, living in Anchorage, at first you mourned the fact …

                  Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                  Meet My Personal Trainers - Workplace Coach Blog

                  From my blog to you--here's what's happening.

                  Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                  3 Strategies for Turning the Tables On a Bully - Workplace Coach Blog

                  3 strategies for outsmarting & turning the tables on a workplace bully

                  Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                  2 Funny Stories for Turning the Tables on Bullies - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Outsmarting workplace bullies, real-life strategies that work to outsmart the bullies in your life or workplace

                  Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                  Is It Time to Leave Your Job? - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Is it time to leave your job? What if your job is "good"?

                    Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                    Own Your Piece of the Action - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Conflict resolution strategies: begin with owning your piece

                    Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                    What We Need to Get Through This - Workplace Coach Blog

                    What we need to get through this. Working together. Healing ourselves first.

                      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                      Changing the World: Your Role - Workplace Coach Blog

                      changing the world, what you CAN do, be the change you want to see

                      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                      I Lied on My Resume; What Happens If I Get Caught? - Workplace Coach Blog

                      What happens if you lie on a resume and get caught?

                      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                      If I quit because my employer mandates vaccinations, can I get unemployment? - Workplace Coach Blog

                      How does quitting your job because you won't get vaccinated impact your chances of getting unemployment

                      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                      I Don't Want to Return to Our Corporate Offices; Will My Decision Cost Me Future Promotions? - Workplace Coach Blog

                      remote employees risk losing promotions and being left behind

                      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                      Is It Time to Leave Your Job? - Workplace Coach Blog

                      Is it time to leave your job? What if your job is "good"?

                        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                        I Have to Go Back to Work, but No Employer Gives Me a Chance - Workplace Coach Blog

                        When you can't get hired because of your personal life, here's what to do

                        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                        LIstening as if you mean it, how would you rate your own skills?https://lnkd.in/gF3ZgJW #listeningskills #listening #personalcoaching #...

                        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                        The Pandemic’s Silver Lining: You Work for Yourself - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Freelance, contract, and gig work: the pleasures & the challenges

                        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                        What Stops You from Saying What You Want to Say? Is It Worth It? - Workplace Coach Blog

                        What stops you from speaking up; get over it.

                        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                        After What He Did...Who Could Blame Me? - Workplace Coach Blog

                        When you own your part in a conflict, you can resolve the conflict

                        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                        My Name Keeps Me From Getting Hired; What Can I Do? - Workplace Coach Blog

                        What to do when you can't get hired because someone with same has legal problems

                        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                        Making the Case for Teleworking - Workplace Coach Blog

                        teleworking: talking your employer into letting you telework

                        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                        When the Workplace Sniper Won't Let Up - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Tactics that work for handling workplace snipers

                        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                        Today's Supreme Court Ruling May Ultimately Impact You - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Venting on social media & free speech; today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling may impact you

                        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                        Propel Yourself Into a New Job, Promotion or Raise...with a bit of work...even if you're stuck @ home - Workplace Coach Blog

                        MOOC courses can propel yourself into a new job, promotion or raise even if you're stuck @ home

                        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                        Handling the Emotional Roller Coaster Some People & Situations Inspire - Workplace Coach Blog

                        conflict management strategies that work to handle the emotional roller coaster

                        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                        Can My Manager Make Me Keep My Webcam On? - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Can your manager make you keep your video on during team meetings?

                          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                          Does Your Job Make You Sick? - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Does your job make sick? Here's what to consider and what you can do about it.

                            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                            Entering a Job Market Pounded by the Pandemic - Workplace Coach Blog

                            Finding a job after college graduation; key strategies for landing a job

                            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                            Absentee Manager Leaves Employees Hanging - Workplace Coach Blog

                            Problem manager leaves employees hanging; 4 strategies that work

                            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                            How to Move Past an Employer's Betrayal - Workplace Coach Blog

                            Question: I was laid off last week, along with two other employees, without advance warning or severance. I received a …

                            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                            Writing a Pandemic-updated 2021 Resume - Workplace Coach Blog

                            writing a 2021 updated resume that passes the employer's screening software

                            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                            The Past Hangs On: the baggage that compromises your career/life - Workplace Coach Blog

                            Dropping emotional baggage to free your brain and work life

                            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                            Cut-throat Manager Suing Me for Torpedoing Her Career - Workplace Coach Blog

                            being sued by a former cutthroat manager

                            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                            Interviewing in COVID Times - Workplace Coach Blog

                            How to prepare for a job interview in COVID times, from virtual interviewing to masks to new procedures

                            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                            Up Against a Workplace Street Fighter: 7 Traps to Avoid - Workplace Coach Blog

                            7 traps to avoid when a bully or workplace street fighter tries to flatten you

                            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                            Former Manager Says "Fire Them All"; Separating Fact from Fiction - Workplace Coach Blog

                            Toxic workplace; former manager slings mud; decide for yourself

                            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                            Success in the Pandemic: Blog/Writer Secrets - Workplace Coach Blog

                            Wendy Lalli video’s interview for how I came to write Love.com, Beating the Workplace Bully, Managing for Accountability, my newspaper …

                              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                              My Public Speaking Nightmare is About to Become True - Workplace Coach Blog

                              even if you're not a public speaker, these tips can help you succeed

                              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                              Worn out. Skeptical. Disengaged. - Workplace Coach Blog

                              'When employees no longer trust employers, what happens when trust dies?

                              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                              Can Our Manager Take Away a Promised Perk? - Workplace Coach Blog

                              Can a manager take away a promised perk? Should a manager do it? As an employee, what can you do?

                              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                              Operations Manager Rules By Intimidation - Workplace Coach Blog

                              operation manager rules by intimidation--what are your options--leave or prove it

                              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                              Snappy Comebacks WHEN You Need Them - Workplace Coach Blog

                              When you work around bullies, snipers and gossipers, you need to be able to toss back comebacks under fire

                              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                              Boorish Manager Said "I Blew It Out of Proportion" - Workplace Coach Blog

                              When a problem manager tries to intimidate you & your manager says "you blew it out of proportion," what are your options?

                              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                              Stopping a Coworker Who Makes Your Job a Living Hell - Workplace Coach Blog

                              Problem with a coworker who makes your job a living hell? 3 strategies

                              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                              COVID Career Reset - Workplace Coach Blog

                              COVID changed you; change your career

                              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                              Clueless Coworker - Workplace Coach Blog

                              Coworker insults me and argues when you ask her to stop

                              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                              Your Employee Right to Schedule Sanity v. Your Employer's Rights - Workplace Coach Blog

                              Can your employer just adjust your work schedule or do you have employee rights?

                              Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                              The Unemployment Benefits Claim Surprise: The Hidden Cyber Scam - Workplace Coach Blog

                              Targeted by an unemployment benefits claim cyber scam; actions to take immediately

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                If You Knew the True Story - Workplace Coach Blog

                                If you knew the true story you'd understand

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                The Blame Shifter - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Question: I admit it. I snap at coworkers. And sometimes customers. Maybe once a week. Not a lot. Only when …

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Zoom Meetings a Train Wreck & Yikes, Breastfeeding? - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Effective Zoom meetings and breastfeeding on Zoomn

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                The Right Way to Apologize - Workplace Coach Blog

                                4 steps to an an effective apology

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Can I Recover From My Supervisory Mistakes? - Workplace Coach Blog

                                How to recover if you make the classic new supervisor mistakes

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Hate Office Politics? Have to Work Under Your Underqualified Former Coworker? - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Office politics, you can choose not to play, and if so, you may be out of the game

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                An Applicant’s Bad Date (or Worse) Behavior Torpedoes His Job Offer - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Withdrawing a job offer if a current employee tells you an applicant date-raped her

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                COVID Knocks...Don't Let It In the Door - Workplace Coach Blog

                                COVID Knocks, a short story in 101 words; don't let it in the door!

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Racism in the Workplace - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Racism in the workplace; skills & strategies to create respect & break down "us" versus "them"

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                The Price You Pay for Avoiding Conflict - Workplace Coach Blog

                                You can't afford the price you pay for avoiding conflict.

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Polarization is Killing Our Country: 7 Concrete Steps to Heal - Workplace Coach Blog

                                6 steps for healing our polarized, divided country; the stakes are high; we can heal our divide

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                When Your Boss Asks You to Lie - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Maintaining your ethics when your boss asks you to lie. How to tell the truth and keep your boss happy at the same time--in the short run.

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                COVID quarantines us, but doesn't stop us - Workplace Coach Blog

                                COVID quarantines us but doesn't stop us.

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                You Lost Out; The Promotion You Felt Was Yours Went to Someone Else - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Dealing with career setback so they're temporary, not permanent & so you win the next promotoin

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                If It's My Supervisor Who Creates the Problems, Can I Keep My Job? - Workplace Coach Blog

                                When it's the supervisor who creates the problem, what recourse do I have if I get fired?

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                My Job is at Risk from an Alcoholic Boss - Workplace Coach Blog

                                When you work for an alcoholic boss, realize you can't change their behavior

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Sexually Suggestive Texts From A Senior Manager You Can't Afford to Tick Off - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Sexually suggestive texts from a client you can't afford to tick off

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                5 people problems and how to solve them – Medical Office Manager

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Dealing with Ms. Snark...Wait...Who's the Problem? - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Anger management and office politics

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Failure Is Not An Option: How Not to Let Anything Throw You Off Your Game - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Playing your A game when you're frustrated; how to tunnel through or use frustration energy.

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Getting Your Mojo Back: Motor Through Set-backs to Joy - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Deal with setbacks in life, get your mojo back and find joy

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Make Your Career Dream a Reality - Workplace Coach Blog

                                What are your career goals and dreams? Make them happen.

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Director Has Ice Water in Her Veins - Workplace Coach Blog

                                What can employees do when they work for a problem boss?

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                When You Work for a Clueless Manager who Doesn't "Get It" - Workplace Coach Blog

                                What can an employee do when s/he works for a clueless manager who doesn't get it; how can s/he take the message higher?

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Make Something Special Happen in 2021 - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Make something special happen in 2021; this is the year to realize your dreams's; 3 effective strategies

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                What Employees Want for Christmas 2020: Someone Who “Gets It” (part 3 of a series) - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Employee engagement, morale and productivity rests on empathy--how do you build into your workplace?

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                You Worked for a Crook Who Fired You Abruptly? Don't Waste Time Badmouthing Your Ex-boss; Explore Your Legal Options. - Workplace Coach Blog

                                After years of hard work, you're fired abruptly for no reason, and he took advantage all along

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Framed by a Vengeful Coworker - Workplace Coach Blog

                                When you've been framed by a coworker who put the moves on & you said "no"

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Love/hate relationship with my boss - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Question: My boss and I have a love/hate relationship. He’s a good guy and smart but rough around the edges. …

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Avoiding a Meltdown: When Something Has To Give & You Fear It's You - Workplace Coach Blog

                                When you're close to a job meltdown, how to balance the stress you take on

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Who Needs to Take Action When Your New Colleagues Make It Clear You Are Not Welcome - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Who needs to step to the plate when mean girls target a new employee?

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Social Media Attention: how to honestly attract viewers - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Social media marketing: real, honest, authentic & of value to your customers

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                If You're Cyber-bullied, Here's What To Do - Workplace Coach Blog

                                It happened You thought it only happened in the movies or bad spy novels. Now, it’s happened to you. Unknown …

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Making the Best of Winter Despite COVID: because of you, we overcome the despites; thank you - Workplace Coach Blog

                                We got this despite the challenges, the is much that's good, though it takes effort and help

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                What makes a bully & can they change? - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Can bullies change, can victims change, what makes a bully?

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Supervisor Confessed His Romantic Feelings for Me - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Supervisor stepped over the line when he confessed his romantic feelings

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                Sticking My Neck Out & Asking You To Say What You Want In This Book - Workplace Coach Blog

                                A how to guide for managing for accountability

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                How Can I Remain Neutral in the Cold War Between My Supervisor and Co-worker? - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Question: My co-worker, “Aly,” texts on her cellphone held under her desk, surfs the Internet, fakes going to the bathroom …

                                Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

                                1036 miles since COVID began - Workplace Coach Blog

                                We started walking to defeat COVID; we'll never stop.

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                                Turning the Tables on Workplace Bullies - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Outsmart workplace bullies by turning the tables on them

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                                Save Your Career From a Vindictive Manager's Targeting: Here's How - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Handling a bully manager without losing your job or reputation

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                                Does banter cross the line or does political correctness kill the fun? - Workplace Coach Blog

                                Banter and political correctness, are the victim or the problem?

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                                  What to do when your boss treats everyone badly - Workplace Coach Blog

                                  Actions to take when you work for a bad boss

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                                  Decoding Personality Conflicts - and who you drive crazy - Workplace Coach Blog

                                  Fixing personality conflicts by understanding the 4 key personality types.

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                                  COVID Powerlessness...or "we got this!" - Workplace Coach Blog

                                  If you're feeling COVID fatigue or powerless over COVID, take control over yourself.

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                                  These Homeless Men in South Africa Turned Lockdown Into a 'Life-Changing' Agricultural Project

                                  A group of men in a COVID-19 homeless shelter in South Africa turned the lockdown into a successful agricultural project, here's how.

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                                    My Manager Wants Me to Compromise My Ethics - Workplace Coach Blog

                                    When your manager wants you to do the wrong thing, how do you keep your job?

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                                    Trouble at Wilderness Lodge - Workplace Coach Blog

                                    Domestic violence IS your business

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                                    Scared to Tell My Boss He Needs to Lose Weight - Workplace Coach Blog

                                    Can you tell your boss the honest truth? Or is it better to just shut up?

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                                    Turned Down for a Job Despite Being More Than Qualified - Workplace Coach Blog

                                    Question: I’ve been looking for a job for two months without landing one.  It torches me that I’ve not even …

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                                    Passed Over for a Promotion I Deserved - Workplace Coach Blog

                                    Passed over for a promotion you deserved

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                                    Don’t Take a Bad Job; Ask These ?s First & Reference Check The Supervisor - Workplace Coach Blog

                                    How to choose the right job

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                                    I told a little white lie; my boss hasn't figured it out - Workplace Coach Blog

                                    Ethics, lying and doing the right thing.

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                                    My co-workers think I slept my way to the top. I didn't, but the rumors are taking their toll - Workplace Coach Blog

                                    sexual harassment and sleeping with the boss

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                                      My Coworker Barges In, I Had Enough, I Swatted Her - Workplace Coach Blog

                                      Question: My coworker barges into my office when I’m on the phone with customers and interrupts me with questions, derailing …

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                                      My Job Bores Me To Tears, But I Don't Dare Jump - Workplace Coach Blog

                                      Question: For the last eight months, I’ve tried everything I can think of to make myself like my job. Nothing …

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                                      I Was Laid Off; Now That My Employer is Hiring Do I Get My Job Back? - Workplace Coach Blog

                                      Question: My employer laid me off due to COVID-19 in April. The job scene is a disaster. I get up …

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                                      My Coworker Wants Me to Join Forces in Getting Rid of Our Supervisor - Workplace Coach Blog

                                      Question: My co-worker and I had a horrible blowup last week. She invited me over to dinner. After dinner she …

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                                      I Supervise An Employee So Different From Me I Can't Get A Read On Him - Workplace Coach Blog

                                      Question: I inherited three new direct reports when our management team downsized. One of them worries me. I don’t understand …

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                                      My Employer Asks Personally Invasive Questions; Do I Have to Answer? - Workplace Coach Blog

                                      Question: My employer emailed me a health status questionnaire that’s due Friday. I’m used to and feel okay about questions …

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                                      Not Sure What I'm Doing That Ticks Off My Coworkers: Is It That I'm Fast & Young? - Workplace Coach Blog

                                      Question: I like my job. I work hard and fast. I want to get ahead. This irritates two of my …

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                                      My Boss Cheats Customers But I Don't Want to Lose My Job - Workplace Coach Blog

                                      Question: Three months ago, I finally found an employer that would let me work between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., …

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                                      3 Bully Tricks & How To Evade Them - Workplace Coach Blog

                                      Bullies play tricks and wield weapons so they can dominate and win. If you’ve been on the wrong end of …

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                                      Unemployment’s Ugly Sibling: Underemployment-What To Do If You're Underemployed - Workplace Coach Blog

                                      You’re lucky to have a job, except you don’t feel lucky. Perhaps you work parttime but need full-time work. You …

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                                      Sex Offender On-site; What Do I Need To Do? - Workplace Coach Blog

                                      Question: I work in a retail store undergoing a remodel in a mall next to other stores that teens and …

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                                      Employee Thought He Deserved the Job I Landed...Now Gunning for Me - Workplace Coach Blog

                                      Question: I recently landed a dream job managing a department for a strong, growing company. On my first day, I …

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                                      A Performance Improvement Plan Means Your Manager Plans to Fire You, Right? - Workplace Coach Blog

                                      Question: I’m been ordered to call you. Nothing personal against you, but I’m not having any. For the last year, …

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                                      My boss asked for feedback and I told the truth. Big mistake. What now? - Workplace Coach Blog

                                      Question: After my boss made a presentation to staff that fell flat, he came into my office, closed the door, …

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                                      The Workplace Jerk - Workplace Coach Blog

                                      You’ve met him. The coworker with an attitude. Who mutters nasty comments under his breath and takes pleasure in being …

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                                        Bad References Haunt You: 2 Steps You Can Take Right Now - Workplace Coach Blog

                                        Question: Our company isn’t doing well, and my current employer needs to lay me off. I’m on good terms with …

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                                        Targeted: New Supervisor Wants to Run Me Off - Workplace Coach Blog

                                        Question: Note: this post addressed a question that came in through the Ask a Coach section of this blog. Two …