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Dealing With A Bad Manager

Dealing With A Bad Manager

Update: 2019-04-15


We’ve all dealt with a bad boss at one point or another. And if not, LUCKY YOU! But if you currently have to tiptoe around your manager, we’ve brought in Liz Fosslien for some work survival tips. She is the co-author and illustrator of the best-selling book No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotions at Work and head of content at Humu, a company that uses behavioral science to make work better. Fosslein chats with Liz and Rico on how to stay sane in an otherwise pleasant work environment.

Then we hear from listener Sophie, who is hungry for a job that will play more to her strengths, but wonders if she should stay in her current position, which she describes as “good for her.” And in this week’s Mind the Gap segment, Liz and Rico battle it out over the moral dilemma of taking home office snacks.

Finally, we take a call from listener Amy, who’s struggling with a “clique-y” work environment.

As always, if you've got a burning workplace question and need some advice, don't hesitate to send us an email (that email, unsurprisingly, is also You can also find us on Twitter, we’re @SafeFor Work. Don't forget to follow our sage hosts on Twitter, too; they're @SSLiz and @RicoGagliano. And if you want to check out Liz’s other show, Satellite Sisters, you can find it on Apple Podcasts or Art19.

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Comments (1)

V was here

if you've been there a year, and you still haven't figured out basic things, maybe its you, and not your evil Spanish speaking coworkers.

May 8th








Dealing With A Bad Manager

Dealing With A Bad Manager