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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Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Surviving the Bully Supervisor When You’re a Nice Person | Workplace Coach Blog

Surviving the bully supervisor when you're a nice person--effective strategies you can use

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Burnt Out? 4 Keys to Taking Back Your Life | Workplace Coach Blog

Burnt Out? More than 51% of U.S. employees and managers are. Here are 4 keys to taking back your life so you can be in the lucky 49%.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Real-life writing | Workplace Coach Blog

Real-life Writing: 3 novels: a dynamic workplace sleuth who tackles workplace bullies despite her messy personal life

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Reputation Damage Blindsided Me, Torpedoed My Job Prospects | Workplace Coach Blog

Reputation damage blindsided me; torpedoed my job prospects; concrete, effective strategies that repair your reputation

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Work Spouses Make the Day Go Faster & Better | Workplace Coach Blog

Work spouses make the workday go faster and better; the many benefits; the pitfalls, and how to navigate the risks

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

The Real-life Writing Journey with Lynne Curry: March 2024

    Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

    Where Did I Put My Spirit? | LynneCurryAuthor.com

    Where did I put my spirit? A poem that remind you that you need to stand for yourself so your spirit can live.

    Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

    The Out-of-Control Employee Bully | Workplace Coach Blog

    The out-of-control employee bully; what it is; how bully employees succeed, and four strategies to stop it

    Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

    Workplace Facebook Disaster | Workplace Coach Blog

    Workplace Facebook disaster: What happens when you friend the wrong person and she reshares information you consider private

    Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

    Yikes! You Friended Them. | Workplace Coach Blog

    Yikes! You friended them & lived to regret it. The four types you should never friend on Facebook & what could happen.

    Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

    Yikes! You Friended Them. | Workplace Coach Blog

    Yikes! You friended them & lived to regret it. The four types you should never friend on Facebook & what could happen.

    Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

    Ghosted in the Workplace | Workplace Coach Blog

    ghosted in the workplace: why people ghost; how many ghost; and importantly, what to do if it happens to you

    Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

    Ghosted in the Workplace | Workplace Coach Blog

    ghosted in the workplace: why people ghost; how many ghost; and importantly, what to do if it happens to you

    Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

    Ghosted in the Workplace | Workplace Coach Blog

    ghosted in the workplace: why people ghost; how many ghost; and importantly, what to do if it happens to you

    Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

    Dragon's Breath | LynneCurryAuthor.com

    Dragon's breath: flash fiction reminding you what you need to do to leave grief mixed with anger behind so you can see the sun again

    Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

    Tough Interview ?s: Don’t Torpedo Your Job Chances with Your Answer to “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?” | Workpl

    Tough interview questions: Don't Torpedo Your Job Chances with a Red Flag Answer to "Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?"

    Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

    Why SOBs succeed and nice guys finish last | Workplace Coach Blog

    Why SOBs succeed & nice guys finish last; how to keep your sanity & not turn into a jerk yourself if you work for an SOB

    Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

    Is the problem your name, Karen, or is it you? | Workplace Coach Blog

    Is the problem your name, Karen, or is it you?: Is the name Karen ruined forever? And how do you find out what your references say?

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Give Yourself A Career Christmas Gift and Start the New Year Off Right | Workplace Coach Blog

      Give yourself a career Christmas gift and start the new year off right by dreaming, deciding and dedicating

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Failing Grade in Office Politics | Workplace Coach Blog

      Failing grade in office politics? Don't let the workplace queen take you out. Face reality and play your A game.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Failing Grade in Office Politics | Workplace Coach Blog

      Failing grade in office politics? Don't let the workplace queen take you out. Face reality and play your A game.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Outsmarting Manipulators | Workplace Coach Blog

      Outsmarting manipulators: 4 strategies that stop manipulators in their tracks plus for fun statements that shut the door on manipulators

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Gaslighting in the Workplace: Danger for the Unwary | Workplace Coach Blog

      Gaslighting in the workplace: danger for the unwary: 6 signs of gaslighting and 4 steps to take before it's too late.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Gaslighting in the Workplace: Danger for the Unwary | Workplace Coach Blog

      Gaslighting in the workplace: danger for the unwary: 6 signs of gaslighting and 4 steps to take before it's too late.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Gaslighting in the Workplace: Danger for the Unwary | Workplace Coach Blog

      Gaslighting in the workplace: danger for the unwary: 6 signs of gaslighting and 4 steps to take before it's too late.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Outsmarting Manipulators | Workplace Coach Blog

      Outsmarting manipulators: 4 strategies that stop manipulators in their tracks plus for fun statements that shut the door on manipulators

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Outsmarting Manipulators | Workplace Coach Blog

      Outsmarting manipulators: 4 strategies that stop manipulators in their tracks plus for fun statements that shut the door on manipulators

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Short Story in Poem Form For Fun & Inspiration:) | LynneCurryAuthor.com

      Lonely: short story in poem form for fun & inspiration: an editor's challenge & published in Writing from the Cabin

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      My Boss is an Alcoholic | Workplace Coach Blog

      my boss is a functional, high-performing alcoholic, what are my options if I fear raising the topic and possibly losing my job?

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Finally! It’s Launching. | Workplace Coach Blog

      Finally, it's launching, a debut novel full of romance, Alaskan scenery, and suspense--a woman's journey with a surprise ending.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Can Your Posts about the Israel/Hamas War Get You Fired? | Workplace Coach Blog

      Fired for social media posts about the Israel/Hamas war; how many employees have been fired; what you need to decide before you post

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Can Your Posts about the Israel/Hamas War Get You Fired? | Workplace Coach Blog

      Fired for social media posts about the Israel/Hamas war; how many employees have been fired; what you need to decide before you post

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Can Your Posts about the Israel/Hamas War Get You Fired? | Workplace Coach Blog

      Fired for social media posts about the Israel/Hamas war; how many employees have been fired; what you need to decide before you post

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Antisemitism? My Coworkers’ Cheers for Hamas Shocked Me | Workplace Coach Blog

      Antisemitism? My Coworkers' Cheers for Hamas Shocked Me. The stunning instances of antisemitism in workplace and else today.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Antisemitism? My Coworkers’ Cheers for Hamas Shocked Me | Workplace Coach Blog

      Antisemitism? My Coworkers' Cheers for Hamas Shocked Me. The stunning instances of antisemitism in workplace and else today.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Touchy Situation: Our GM has Memory Issues…Maybe Alzheimer’s? | Workplace Coach Blog

      Alzheimer's: our CEO has memory issues, maybe Alzheimer's?: what might you notice; what action steps can you take

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Touchy Situation: Our GM has Memory Issues…Maybe Alzheimer’s? | Workplace Coach Blog

      Alzheimer's: our CEO has memory issues, maybe Alzheimer's?: what might you notice; what action steps can you take

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Blind, deaf, broken, BRAVE | Sheepdog Deuce | LynneCurryAuthor.com

      An uplifting blog post about a terrible accident, fear, bravery, a dog named Deuce, and seeing with your heart.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Blind, deaf, broken, BRAVE | Sheepdog Deuce | LynneCurryAuthor.com

      An uplifting blog post about a terrible accident, fear, bravery, a dog named Deuce, and seeing with your heart.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Blind, deaf, broken, BRAVE | Sheepdog Deuce | LynneCurryAuthor.com

      An uplifting blog post about a terrible accident, fear, bravery, a dog named Deuce, and seeing with your heart.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      It Happened Late Valentine's Day Night | LynneCurryAuthor.com

      poem: it happened late Valentine's Day NIght: a bit of poem, a bit of whimsey, a bit of inspiration

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      It Happened Late Valentine's Day Night | LynneCurryAuthor.com

      poem: it happened late Valentine's Day NIght: a bit of poem, a bit of whimsey, a bit of inspiration

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Real-life Writing | Workplace Coach Blog

      Real-life writing: a new site promising inspiration and stories not found elsewhere; I hope you'll join the journey

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Stress Junkies Rock | LynneCurryAuthor.com

      humor: stress junkies rock: a fun look

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Choosing Yourself: When it’s time to take a breather | Workplace Coach Blog

      Choosing yourself: when it's time to take a breather--the benefits to taking a temporary career breather & how to do it gracefully

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      My Boss Made Me the Oddest Offer | Workplace Coach Blog

      My boss made me the oddest offer--to become a franchisee. Is there a catch? What might go wrong & why should I take this offer?

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Last Man Standing | Workplace Coach Blog

      Last man standing: job purgatory after an involuntary job reassignment: questions to ask and steps to take

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Blind, deaf, broken, BRAVE | Sheepdog Deuce | LynneCurryAuthor.com

      An uplifting blog post about a terrible accident, fear, bravery, a dog named Deuce, and seeing with your heart.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      My Promotion Vanished | Workplace Coach Blog

      My promotion vanished: how to interpret a boss's promises and what to do when the boss welches on a promise

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      How to Turn Down a Job Offer—and should you? 6 questions to ask. | Workplace Coach Blog

      How to turn down a job offer--and should you? 6 questions to ask, and exactly how to decline the offer without burning a bridge

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      How to Turn Down a Job Offer—and should you? 6 questions to ask. | Workplace Coach Blog

      How to turn down a job offer--and should you? 6 questions to ask, and exactly how to decline the offer without burning a bridge

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Should I Accept a Promotion Without a Raise? : Is My Employer Kidding By Expecting Me to Say “Yes”? | Workplace Coac

      Should I accept a promotion if there's no raise attached? The many reasons to say "yes," and the three reasons to say "no"

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Should I Accept a Promotion Without a Raise? : Is My Employer Kidding By Expecting Me to Say “Yes”? | Workplace Coac

      Should I accept a promotion if there's no raise attached? The many reasons to say "yes," and the three reasons to say "no"

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      A hotbed of conflict: the breakroom sagas & a surprise ending | Workplace Coach Blog

      A hotbed of conflict: the breakroom sagas & a surprise ending: how 4 workplaces straightened out their culprits by outing them

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      A hotbed of conflict: the breakroom sagas & a surprise ending | Workplace Coach Blog

      A hotbed of conflict: the breakroom sagas & a surprise ending: how 4 workplaces straightened out their culprits by outing them

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      We Do the Same Job; He Gets Paid a LOT More | Workplace Coach Blog

      We do the same job; he gets paid a lot more. How to negotiate a higher salary and why your pay may be lower than your coworker's.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Still Fighting With My Employer—Can You Help? | Workplace Coach Blog

      Still Fighting with My Employer for reimbursing me for work from home expenses--isn't there a law that can help me?

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Fired for Not Smiling–This is Not a Joke | Workplace Coach Blog

      Fired for not smiling--who does that? And what do I do now? Do I have to say "I was fired"? Can I say, "it was a mutual decision"?

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Fired for Not Smiling–This is Not a Joke | Workplace Coach Blog

      Fired for not smiling--who does that? And what do I do now? Do I have to say "I was fired"? Can I say, "it was a mutual decision"?

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Still Fighting With My Employer—Can You Help? | Workplace Coach Blog

      Still Fighting with My Employer for reimbursing me for work from home expenses--isn't there a law that can help me?

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Still Fighting With My Employer—Can You Help? | Workplace Coach Blog

      Still Fighting with My Employer for reimbursing me for work from home expenses--isn't there a law that can help me?

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Still Fighting With My Employer—Can You Help? | Workplace Coach Blog

      Still Fighting with My Employer for reimbursing me for work from home expenses--isn't there a law that can help me?

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Still Fighting With My Employer—Can You Help? | Workplace Coach Blog

      Still Fighting with My Employer for reimbursing me for work from home expenses--isn't there a law that can help me?

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Rage Applying: An Act of Revenge Against A Problem Employer | Workplace Coach Blog

      Rage-applying: an act of revenge against a problem employer--the results when employees use it and other, better options.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Left Behind: Everyone else is light years ahead of me | Workplace Coach Blog

      Left behind: everyone else is light years ahead of me: do self-employed workers have it better? Is it too late to strike out on your own?

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Left Behind: Everyone else is light years ahead of me | Workplace Coach Blog

      Left behind: everyone else is light years ahead of me: do self-employed workers have it better? Is it too late to strike out on your own?

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Are Employers Not Hiring Anymore & Does Being Unemployed Hurt Your Chances of Finding a Job? | Workplace Coach Blog

      Employers aren't hiring & being unemployed hurts your job search: here's what you need to know before you quit your job

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Work Junky? Unable to Disconnect on Vacation? | Workplace Coach Blog

      Work junky? Unable to disconnect while on vacation? But do you want to disconnect? Does anyone anymore? If you do, here's how.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Political Discussions in the Workplace: Strategies for Handling What’s Coming | Workplace Coach Blog

      Political discussions in the workplace: strategies for handling what's coming: the facts and what employers and employees need to do

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Smarter Than My Boss: I Threaten Her | Workplace Coach Blog

      My boss is threatened by me; I'm smarter than her and now I'm paying the price. Since you can't change her insecurity, here's what to do

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      The Dreaded Workplace Birthday “Celebration” | Workplace Coach Blog

      The dreaded workplace birthday celebrations; if you hate them, suggest a major revamp that creates value

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Recovering from Quiet Quitting: Don’t let your career dreams die | Workplace Coach Blog

      Recover from quiet quitting: don't let your career dreams die: how to move past when you're stuck working under a problem manager

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      When Leaders & Managers Don’t Believe They Need to Change Their Ways—How You Can Get Through to Them | Workplace

      When leaders & managers don't believe they need to change their ways, you can get through to them using exit interviews & employee surveys

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Confidentiality Agreements No More: It’s now safe to tell the truth about my ex-employer’s lies | Workplace Coach Bl

      Confidentiality agreements no more: It's now safe to tell the truth about my ex-employer's lies: what's changed

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Confidentiality Agreements No More: It’s now safe to tell the truth about my ex-employer’s lies | Workplace Coach Bl

      Confidentiality agreements no more: It's now safe to tell the truth about my ex-employer's lies: what's changed

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Have Your Weekends Disappeared? | Workplace Coach Blog

      Have you lost your weekends? Do you want them back? Try these 5 strategies and enjoy your weekends again.

      Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

      Would You Wish Your Job on Your Worst Enemy? | Workplace Coach Blog

      Would you wish your job on your worst enemy? 38% said "no." 53% wished they'd chosen a completely different profession.

        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

        How to Get Your Boss Fired (& Maybe Even Set Him Up) | Workplace Coach Blog

        how to get your boss fired: concrete steps to take that can produce results

        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

        High-horse Manager Critiques Me for Being Twice-divorced | Workplace Coach Blog

        High-horse manager critiques me for being twice-divorced; four options that work when you "can't take it anymore"

        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

        Toxic Boss: 5 Proven Strategies for Surviving the Negative, Controlling, Toxic Boss | Workplace Coach Blog

        Toxic Boss: 5 proven strategies for surviving the negative, controlling, toxic boss

        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

        Clues Your Manager Is Threatened By You & What To Do When This Happens | Workplace Coach Blog

        clues your manager is threatened by you and what to do when this happens

        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

        Workplace Coach Blog

        Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Freedom to Be | Workplace Coach Blog

          Freedom to be who you want to be, to live the life you want to live, your birthday each gives you a chance to declare what you'll do

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Must Love Dogs, Cats, Ferrets, Hamsters… | Workplace Coach Blog

          Must love dogs, cats, ferrets, hamsters: dogs in the office, the benefits, the challenges, the real-life decisions

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Workplace Coach Blog

          Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Remote Jobs Are Vanishing | Workplace Coach Blog

          Remote jobs are vanishing. Here is the reality, and here are your three options.

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Laid Off By Email | Workplace Coach Blog

          Laid off by email: it happens a lot. Seniority doesn't matter to many employers. Protect yourself by performance and possessing needed skills.

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Workplace Quicksand: The Drama Triangle: a quick 6-minute video that explains how to escape this quicksand | Workplace C

          Drama triangle: workplace quicksand: a quick 6-minute video that explains the drama triangle; how it pull you in & how to antidote it

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Workplace Quicksand: The Drama Triangle: a quick 6-minute video that explains how to escape this quicksand | Workplace C

          Drama triangle: workplace quicksand: a quick 6-minute video that explains the drama triangle; how it pull you in & how to antidote it

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Don’t Want to Return to the Office: Negotiate: | Workplace Coach Blog

          Don't want to return to the office? Negotiate. Decide what you want, your fallback positions, and your bottom line. Make your request in terms that benefit your employer.

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Free Conflict Skills Webinar | Workplace Coach Blog

          Conflict skills webinar: free 46 minute webinar, offering you multiple chances to practice skills in multiple areas

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Teflon Yourself to Criticism: you can learn this powerful, valuable tactic in less than 2 minutes | Workplace Coach Blog

          conflict resolution skills: teflon yourself to criticism: you can learn this powerful, valuable tactic in less than 2 minutes

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Workplace Coach Blog

          Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Managing the Micromanager: 7 steps for reforming a micro-managing boss | Workplace Coach Blog

          Micromanager: managing the micro-manager: 7 steps that work to reform a micro-managing boss so you regain autonomy

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Blind, deaf, broken, BRAVE | Workplace Coach Blog

          Blind, deaf, broken, BRAVE. How a blind, deaf dog with a broken back taught me more than I've yet learned.

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Jokes and Social Media Posts That Get You Fired | Workplace Coach Blog

          Jokes and social media posts that get you fired; the chances you'll be fired; what thype of posts are getting others fired; your defenses and risks;

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Ending a passive-aggressive sniper’s game | Workplace Coach Blog

          Passive-aggressive snipers: here's how to end their games by confronting each game, one at a time.

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          The Password Hack: Passwords Are Like Underwear—Don’t Share & Change Often | Workplace Coach Blog

          The password hack: passwords are like underwear, don't share and change often: 6 action steps that protect you

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Coming Out at Work: the gay, bisexual, lesbian, transgender and questioning challenge | Workplace Coach Blog

          Coming out at work: the gay, bisexual, lesbian, transgender and queer challenge: the risks, the rewards, one true story

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Opening Your Mouth & Letting Words Fly | Workplace Coach Blog

          Conflict; opening your mouth and letting words fly; here are the action steps you can take instead if you want a positive outcome

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Disinvited: the only one not invited to the party | Workplace Coach Blog

          Conflict & office politics: when you're the only one not invited to the office party

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Valiant | Workplace Coach Blog

          Valiant, smart, protector dogs who handle moose and other situations with grace and courage, teaching their writer mom a great deal.

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Are Employees Who Need the Money Being Taken Advantages of by Their Employers | Workplace Coach Blog

          Are employees who need the money being taken advantage of by their employers? It's a real possibility. It's happened before.

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Unfairly Fired: My Supervisor Set Me Up; Are You Sure About That? | Workplace Coach Blog

          Question: My employer unfairly fired me. My supervisor set me up. Here’s the situation. My supervisor texted me. He did …

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          How do you deal with an IDIOT, er, “toxic person” in the workplace? | Workplace Coach Blog

          Conflict skills training in a book -- five 5-star reviews from readers who've tested the book that might prove valuable to you as well.

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          A New Employee Who Walks Into a Sexual Hornet’s Nest | Workplace Coach Blog

          Sexual harassment, a new employee walks into a sexual hornet's next; her 3 options & the possible outcomes

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Aborted Break In Heroes | Workplace Coach Blog

          Aborted break in heroes, smart, brave, determined, loyal rough-coated collies

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Workplace Coach Blog

          Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

          Speaking Truth to Power | Workplace Coach Blog

          Speaking Truth to Power: Do you imagine marshaling your courage and telling your boss or someone important that he’s made the wrong judgment call? Do you fear retaliation or making a problem situation worse?

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Workplace Coach Blog

            Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Workplace Coach Blog

            Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            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

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Workplace Coach Blog

            Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            Workplace Coach Blog

            Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

            Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

            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.

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

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

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

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                              Conflict resolution strategies: begin with owning your piece

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