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    • How to Manage People Who Are Smarter Than You

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 14 mins
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    The best managers hire smart people to work for them. But what if your direct reports are smarter than you? How do you manage people who have more experience or more knowledge? How do you coach them if you don’t have the same level of expertise?

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    • What to Do When Your Boss Has a Favorite (and It's Not You)

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 11 mins
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    There’s someone on your team who seems to do no wrong in your boss’s eyes. She gets all the choice assignments, goes to any conference she chooses, and is given other special perks. What’s the best way to handle not being the boss’s favorite? Should you speak up and demand equal treatment? Or should you try to emulate her so you can get in your boss’s good graces too?

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    • How to Work With a Bad Listener

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Bryan Brendle
    • Length: 13 mins
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    It’s a challenge to work with people — peers, junior colleagues, or even bosses — who just don’t listen.

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    • 7 Practical Ways to Reduce Bias in Your Hiring Process

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 14 mins
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    A vast body of research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. Unconscious racism, ageism, and sexism play a big role in whom we hire. But there are steps you can take to recognize and reduce these biases. So where should you start? And how can you help others on your team do the same?

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    • How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work From Home

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 14 mins
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    More and more people are working remotely, and many say it improves their productivity and satisfaction - while also saving them time and money. If you’re commuting to an office every day but would like to work elsewhere on a weekly basis, how can you convince your boss to let you do so?

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    • How to Work for a Narcissistic Boss

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Research shows there are a large number of narcissists who become leaders. If you’re unlucky enough to have one of these people as a manager, it may be no consolation that you’re in good company. So how do you stay sane? What’s the best way to reduce the impact of your boss’s self-centered behavior?

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    • How to Fake It When You're Not Feeling Confident

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Sometimes you feel like you’re in over your head. Perhaps you got a big promotion or are leading a new, high-profile initiative but you worry that you don’t have the right skills or experience to succeed. Are there strategies you can use to jolt your confidence? How do you “fake it ‘til you make it”? And are there risks to that approach?

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    • What to Do When You and Your Boss Aren't Getting Along

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Even the best office relationships hit a rut, but if it’s your relationship with your boss that’s suffering, work can be especially challenging. Maybe you’ve lost their trust, or you haven’t been seeing eye to eye lately, or maybe you’ve never really gotten along. Whatever the reason, how can you build a connection that’s more than “just OK”? What steps can you take to improve your interactions? And are there times when you have to accept that the relationship may never get better?

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    • When You Find out a Coworker Makes More Money than You Do

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 11 mins
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    At most organizations, compensation information isn’t made public. Most of us don’t know how much money our coworkers make. But what happens when you do stumble on this sort of information - and discover that a peer makes more money than you do? How should you react? Should you tell your colleague that you know? Talk to your boss? How can you use the information to ask for a raise?

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    • How to Boost Your Team’s Productivity

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 13 mins
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    We all have too much to do and too little time to do it. As a boss, you may have already learned how to plan, prioritize, and streamline your work. But how can you help your team members do the same? Should you dictate the processes and tools they use? How do you keep people from taking on too much and burning out or continuously spinning their wheels?

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    • How to Manage a Needy Employee

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 15 mins
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    As a manager, you probably wish you could give all the people on your team more attention. But sometimes certain employees seem to need more than their fair share of your time. Maybe they repeatedly ask you to review their work, look for constant feedback, or regularly show up at your desk to chat. What do you do about that needy person on your team? How do you balance being a responsive manager with the need to get your own work done? And how should you manage your frustration?

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    • How to Earn Your Manager's Respect

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 13 mins
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    We all want to be valued — and be viewed as valuable — at work. But respect isn’t a given; you have to earn it.

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    • How to Maintain Your Professional Network over the Years

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Everyone knows it’s important to build a network. But once you’ve made a connection with someone, how do you maintain it over the long haul so that you can call the person when you need help (e.g., a job reference or a professional favor)? How frequently should you be in touch with your contacts? And how do you balance efforts to bring in new people while staying in touch with those you’ve known for a while?

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    • How to Ask for the Job Title You Deserve

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Your job title isn’t everything — but it does matter. When you’re offered a new role, or have been in the same position for some time, how should you think about what title you deserve? How do you decide whether it’s worth negotiating? If you don’t think you can get a raise, should you even ask for a change in your title? And what about the other side of the coin: How should you respond if your boss offers you a promotion in title — with no raise?

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    • What to Do and Say after a Tough Reorganization

    • By: Rebecca Knight
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    • Length: 14 mins
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    Surviving a corporate reorg can be tough. There is often a lot of confusion and uncertainty, and if colleagues were laid off, people might also be sad or angry. How can you make the situation easier for yourself and your colleagues? What steps should you take to protect your job? How do you stay positive? And how do you know when it’s time to move on?

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    • How to Manage Your Star Employee

    • By: Rebecca Knight
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    • Length: 14 mins
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    Managing your star performers should be no sweat, right? After all, they’re delivering results and exceeding targets. But don’t think you can just get out of their way and let them excel. They require just as much attention as everyone else. How do you manage someone who is knocking it out of the park? How do you keep stars excited about their work? And what risks should you watch out for?

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    • Is Your Employee Ready to Be a Manager?

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Bryan Brendle
    • Length: 13 mins
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    You have an ambitious team member who’s asking to be promoted to manager. He’s great at his job, but is he really ready to lead? How do you judge his skills and experience? What’s the best way to measure his potential?

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    • How to Work for a Workaholic

    • By: Rebecca Knight
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    • Length: 13 mins
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    Some people just can’t seem to get enough of work. They stay late at the office, check their email at all hours, and even put in time on the weekends. If your manager keeps this sort of schedule, do you have to also? How do you set the right expectations and boundaries? What can you do to make sure you don’t look like a slacker in comparison?

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    • What to Do When You’re Returning to a Company You Used to Work For

    • By: Rebecca Knight
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    • Length: 15 mins
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    The idea of boomerang employees — workers who voluntarily leave a job at an organization and then rejoin that same organization at a later date — is gaining more and more acceptance from hiring managers and in the labor force. If you’re one of these employees, how should you handle your comeback? What’s the best way to get back into the fold? Do you try to pick up where you left off? And what do you say to people about why you quit in the first place and why you’re back?

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    • How to Improve Your Sales Skills, Even if You're Not a Salesperson

    • By: Rebecca Knight
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 13 mins
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    At some point in your career, even if you’re not a salesperson, you’re going to have to sell something — whether it’s your idea, your team, or yourself. So how can you improve your sales skills, especially if you don’t pitch people often? What should you focus on first? And what should you do if you lose a sale?

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