Confronting a Co-Worker who Stole Your Idea

Confronting a Co-Worker who Stole Your Idea Well, there always seems to be one around, right? Someone who seems to get ahead by copping others’ ideas. In the last post, YOU floated a new product idea with Emmett, your co-worker. He pooh-poohed it which discouraged you from presenting it to your mutual boss, Len. At […]

Leveraging when Your Boss is Fighting with His

Leveraging when Your Boss is Fighting with His The previous post outlined a way that you might be able to appease your boss Trevor if his boss, Jennifer, starts assigning you work. As I mentioned, might work, might not. Depends on how good Trevor is at maneuvering to get what he wants. A gutsy but […]

A Co-worker Steals Your Idea

A Co-worker Steals Your Idea It happens. Doesn’t matter the industry sector, company, or complexity of work. But what do you do? Let’s follow this scenario. Emmett, despite his name, seems like an okay guy. He showed you the ropes when you started three months ago. The other guys seem good too, but more often […]

Getting Out from Under when Your Boss is Fighting with His

Getting Out from Under when Your Boss is Fighting with His In the previous post, your boss’ boss, Jennifer, was assigning work directly to you, skipping your boss (Trevor). On the one hand, this gives you great profile. On the other, it can get you into hot water with Trevor. Look at it from Trevor’s […]

Hey, My Boss’ Boss is Asking My Opinion! It Gets Worse

Hey, My Boss’ Boss is Asking My Opinion! It Gets Worse In the last post, we covered what can happen if your boss’ boss asks you for work when your boss is out of the office. As we saw, if your boss (Trevor) is in dinosaur training school, he won’t be pleased. But it can […]