Got a Terrible Office Tyrant?

Tame Your Tot Can Help.

Introducing the Terrible Office Tyrant (TOT)

Learn to thrive in your workplace today!

Your career success should not depend on the quality of your boss. Instead, become a more empowered you.​

Is your boss a Terrible Office Tyrant or TOT, who can revert to an out of control or unpredictable toddler?

Everyone is capable of TOT regressions.

But when bosses or coworkers resemble tots in their Terrible Twos - it can ruin more than your day.

Lynn Taylor, the most recognized national workplace and career expert/author, is here to empower you - and help you thrive in your career! Her biggest passion is empowering you to be your best at work ...and in life!

Check out Lynn Taylor's bestselling book, Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant™: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job. 

It's a classic, timeless guide for employees and managers (in hardcover & Kindle) on building emotional intelligence amidst conflict - an Amazon bestseller for 7 years.

There are striking parallels between TOTs, aka "bad bosses" and coworkers (even staff members) - and unruly children; 20 childish human behaviors in fact.

Learn how to take back control; enjoy your work life and succeed!

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What You'll Learn...


Learn how to manage bad bosses and difficult coworkers, while building a great career - all with laugh-out-loud analogies to Terrible Two toddler behavior.


Empower yourself with emotional intelligence in managing all 20 classic traits, from tantrums and demanding - to moody and whiny behaviors - and thrive in your career!


Learn how to avoid a TOT-Zone in your company by creating a humanized, trusted workplace that is "Safe for Success."

Praise for Tame Your TOT...

Featured Articles
"Every firm will want to ensure that they are not a TOT incubator!"
SABEER BHATIAcofounder of Hotmail, visionary, developer of the "Silicon Valley of India"
"Exceptionally helpful new book...excellent tips."
JOYCE LAIN KENNEDYnational career columnist, Tribune Media Services, author of multiple career bestsellers, including Resumes For Dummies
"Lynn Taylor helps you decode your boss...what barbs mean and how to deflect them."
"A savvy work read."
"Useful to many who feel trapped dealing with bad upper management."
"Insightful and practical…for anyone (and that means everyone) with a boss."
ROBIN KOVALbestselling coauthor of The Power of Nice & The Power of Small
"Nobody understands the psychodynamics of workplace relationships like Lynn Taylor."
DAPHNE ROSE KINGMAbestselling author of ten relationship books, 6-time Oprah guest
"The advice in Taylor's book is preferable to going on the hunt for another job, except as a last resort."
"Well-researched and thought-out…Being able to identify behaviors and their triggers, and use of Taylor’s coping strategies, will increase productivity and bring out the best in every employee — from the top down."

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More About Tame Your TOT

Author, workplace and career expert (and empowerment zealot) Lynn Taylor, says her biggest passion is empowering you to be your best at work ...and in life. She wants you to take the high road with TOTs (Terrible Office Tyrants) - so your career has no limits!

Lynn's combination of humor and TOT Taming tips, along with her Managing Up philosophy, will help you overcome the challenges of the many varieties of difficult bosses, coworkers and team members, including those with: demanding, tantrum-throwing, needy or whiny traits in the workplace.

At Tame Your TOT, our goal is to empower you and to give you a greater degree of control over your life at work. We spend most of our waking hours at work, so it's a worthwhile cause!

"Whether they are demanding, self-centered, distracted, needy, fickle, prone to micro-managing, mood swings, or tantrums … you name it, TOTs can act out similarly to toddlers in their Terrible Twos. Not surprisingly, the same techniques used in parenting an impatient, spoiled or bewildered child are often effective solutions for dealing with a childish boss or coworker", says Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant (TOT) bestselling author Lynn Taylor.

The good news is you have already taken the first step in taking greater control over your job and future success. Welcome to Tame Your TOT!