Tag: Work Relationships

4 Phrases to Shut Down Unsolicited Advice From Your Co-workers

Sometimes we want advice from our colleagues. Other times, we desperately want them to stop talking, leave us alone, and trust us to handle things on our own. Yelling at them to shut up probably won’t do you any favors, nor will ignoring the situation. Instead, try these four phrases […]

What You Should (and Shouldn’t!) Say When Your Boss Has Unreasonable Expectations

Your boss is known for his totally unreasonable expectations. Rather than continuing to shoulder the burden, you know you need to speak up. But, how can you push back in a way that’s still polite and professional? Here’s exactly what you should (and shouldn’t!) say in four common situations. Read […]

9 Ways Men Can (and Should) Help Close the Gender Gap

Welcome to the conversation, the fight, and the solution! Joanne Lipman, author of “That’s What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together,” has suggestions for how you can help close the gender gap. Because women can’t (and shouldn’t have to) do […]

This Is How You Follow Up After You Send a Rude Email (Template Included!)

Your short fuse got the better of you, and you ended up sending a rude email to someone who really didn’t deserve it. What now? How can you backpedal—without major damage to your reputation? Send this follow-up message to apologize for your slightly overdramatic response. Read Complete Article

How to Deal When Professional Contacts Get Your Name Wrong (All the Time)

It’s no fun to constantly correct people who are calling you by the wrong name or misspelling or mispronouncing it. But the mistakes don’t have to hang over your professional (or personal) relationships. Adopt some of these strategies to clear things up, dispel the awkwardness, and move on. Read Complete […]