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Avoid “Fire Hazards” During Economic Crisis

If you’re feeling tension at work from every step of the corporate ladder, you already know the cause. Wall Street, Main Street and unemployment woes are converging in an unpredictable economic crisis mode. Over the past 12 months, 2.2 million people joined the ranks of the unemployed. In September, non-farm payroll employment declined by 159,000 […]

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TOT Taming Tips: The Fall Rush is On!

Dear Lynn,The last two weeks of August were great. Everyone was on vacation and I got a lot done. This is the first time I could even do much of anything outside of work. There’s been a one crisis after another following Labor Day. I hardly recognize the boss I knew in early August. Fall […]

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TOT Taming Tips: Breaking Free From The Desk

Dear Lynn, My boss relies on me for everything. He acts like a child and throws a fit if I even step away from my desk even for a second. The moment I return he asks me where I went and I why I left. I know that as a senior admin, he needs a […]

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Dare To Share Your Story!

Got a TOT? You’re not alone! Dare to share your story here at the TOT Blog with other TOT tamers in the making. I’ll help you cope with difficult or childish bosses, navigate office politics, and humanize your workplace™. The end result? Greater fulfillment in your job and advancement in your career. Post a comment […]

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TOT Tamer Advice Column: Boss-Friendly Vacation Planning

Dear Lynn:My company president is a workaholic. He rarely leaves for vacations and when he does, he still sends a constant barrage of e-mail. My wife and I are planning a trip to Europe in a few months, and she is already nervous that he is either going to dump a lot of work on […]

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TOT Tamer Advice Column: TOT Proofing Yourself!

Hi Lynn:I have about five people report to me at my agency. I just came across your website and I’m really impressed. I’d like to know what advice you can give me because I really want my employees to like and respect me. Thanks. –Miriam Hi Miriam: Congratulations, you are making a conscious decision to […]

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Dare To Share Your Story!

Got a TOT? You’re not alone! Dare to share your story at the TOT Blog with other TOT tamers in the making, while Lynn helps you: cope with difficult or childish bosses and office politics, and humanize your workplace™ with your new Managing Up and people skills. The end result? Greater fulfillment in your job […]

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