Expert Mark Lipton Talks About Culture of Mean Men

    You’ve probably encountered a mean man in your career. If not, you’ve definitely seen them on TV or heard about them in the news. Mean men often rise to the top and are celebrated by society despite the damage they can inflict. Mark Lipton, professor, veteran progressive C-suite adviser and author of Mean Men: Read More …

5 Job Options for the HSP Introvert

As a Highly Sensitive Person and introvert, life presents many challenges. We are bombarded by sights, sounds, and situations that can easily overwhelm us. Many jobs are full of stress, constant social interactions, and other negative things that can lead to decreased productivity or even health problems for highly sensitive people. Finding a job that Read More …

Five Difficult Workplace Types–and How to Get Them to Cooperate

  One Way Stock via Compfight  By Judith Orloff MD The workplace is filled with difficult personalities–bullies, know-it-alls, rumor mongers… Our fallback reaction when faced with problem people at work is to either assert ourselves or walk swiftly in the other direction. But there’s a middle ground, a way of communicating that’s more effective, because Read More …

Should You Work for Friends and Family?

Managers and business owners are often advised against hiring friends and family. If the employee doesn’t work out, a relationship can be forever ruined. It also can be awkward for other employees, because it’s difficult to be completely impartial when you have such a close relationship with one employee. And while working for friends and Read More …