Hire your own "thinking partner" to help you process and deal with current issues and plans for the future. Your focus may include:
- Preparing for your next-level leadership position
- Improving communications and relationships
Strong women have more trouble picking their battles than they do standing up for themselves. Here are tips for choosing when and how to stand your ground.
My friend and colleague, Marsha Petrie Sue offers up a hardcore guide for responding instead of reacting in tough times in her new book The Reactor Factor: How to Handle Difficult Work Situations Without Going Nuclear.
Anyone can prevent getting sucked into all the ugliness of the workplace and stop the negative spiral. Here are some of the topics:
Learn to manage those spoiled brats in the office.
Know how to
While teaching in Chile this week, one of the women asked me how to deal with her boss who treats her like a child. I asked her what she does now. She said she ends up arguing with him even when the issue is not worth her time.
I remembered a time when I was complaining about a similar situation to a friend when I was still working for someone else.