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    • How to Work With Someone Who Isn't a Team Player

    • By: Carolyn O'Hara
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Do you work with someone who isn't a team player? Maybe they're overly focused on completing and promoting their own work. Or they don't chip in when everyone else is scrambling to meet a deadline or pulling a presentation together. This isn't simply frustrating; it can affect your entire group's performance. How do you work with this person in a way that doesn't make you resentful? And how can you encourage them to think more about the team?

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    • How to Bounce Back after a Failed Negotiation

    • By: Carolyn O'Hara
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Sometimes, despite your best efforts, a negotiation doesn’t go your way. Perhaps a customer pushed for a steeper discount than you wanted to give, or a potential client went with a competitor’s approach to a project. In the face of a disappointment - one where you might appear to be the “loser” - how do you save face? How do you make sure your reputation isn’t damaged and the relationship with your counterpart is intact?

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    • Keeping It Professional When You Work in a Family Business

    • By: Carolyn O'Hara
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Working in the family business can be fraught. When your manager is also your parent, sibling, or another relative, how do you keep things professional? Do you ask to be treated the same way as others, or accept that you will have a different sort of relationship at the office? Do you publicly call your mother “mom,” or your father “dad”? And what about getting candid feedback for your own growth and development?

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    • How to Get an Employee to Work Faster

    • By: Carolyn O'Hara
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
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    There is no doubt that the pace of work everywhere has increased. We’re all expected to do more in less time. So what do you do if you have a tortoise on your team? How do you diagnose why he takes so long to get his work done? And how do you then help him understand the importance of picking up the pace — and support him in doing so?

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    • How to Deal with a Boss Who Behaves Unpredictably

    • By: Carolyn O'Hara
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
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    You can’t figure out your boss. Sometimes he’s really chummy and personable; other times he belittles you in front of the team. How do you handle a manager who acts like Jekyll and Hyde?

    "How to Deal with a Boss Who Behaves Unpredictably" is from hbr.com, published on November 3, 2016.

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    • What to Do after You Tell Your Boss You're Leaving

    • By: Carolyn O'Hara
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
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    You’ve decided to leave your job and you’ve told your boss. But once you’ve gotten through that difficult conversation, you have to figure out how to tell others. Perhaps you’ve got a mentor who has been integral in shaping your career. And what about team members with whom you’ve worked for a long time? Do you need to tell everyone in person, or will an email suffice? How do you inform people in a way that keeps your relationships intact and is respectful of your organization’s office politics?

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    • How to Build a Strong Relationship with a New Boss

    • By: Carolyn O'Hara
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Your boss has decided to move on, and someone else is taking his place. How should you establish a positive, productive working relationship with your new manager? How do you get to know them without seeming like a kiss-up? And what's your role in getting them up to speed on the job?

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    • How to Overcome the Midday Slump

    • By: Carolyn O'Hara
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Doing your best work requires focus and energy. But it’s hard to stay focused for an 8-hour stretch. So how can you find the necessary energy to get your work done?

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