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Feedback: Why Is Expressing Appreciation Hard?

Why is it that praising or expressing appreciation to people at work can be so awkward? Sometimes it can feel contrived, even disingenuous. Maybe we’re just not as good at expressing positive thoughts as we are negativity. Are we so entrenched in sarcasm and dark humor that the expression of authentic appreciation seems odd? Tony […]
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Problem People: How to Deal with Jerks at Work

Do you work with any jerks? Sometimes you can’t help but categorize problem people that way. They are ego-driven and selfish and it’s hard to know what to do, isn’t it? I realize that it’s not fair to call people names, but sometimes there’s just no other way to explain bad behavior.  Here’s my story, […]
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