How to deal with difficult coworkers

  • September 14, 2023

No matter where you go in the world, you’ll occasionally bump up against an unsavory character every now and then. Some people just don’t like being friendly or...

How to deal with a difficult boss

  • August 14, 2023

Many workers endure a toxic work environment because they don't know how to deal with a difficult boss. Simple strategies could fix that.

Managing conflict in the workplace

  • August 07, 2023

Any good manager knows employee conflict is not simply the problem of the participants – it’s yours, too. Discord affects the entire work environment, from...

How to deal with negative people at work

  • June 19, 2023

Everyone has a bad day now and then. Perhaps a client meeting did not go well. Maybe the individual spent the previous night losing sleep over her teenager’s poor...

Meetings are bad—should we cancel them all?

  • May 19, 2023

In early January, Shopify unilaterally canceled all meetings of more than two people, saving a reported 95,000 hours. As is often the case, the specifics tell a slightly...