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You've Changed! Why Didn't They Notice?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

You have to be consistent in how you present yourself -- to the point where you don't mind being "guilty of repeating yourself." If you abandon the consistency, people will get confused and the perception you are trying to change will get muddied by conflicting evidence that you are just the same as you were.

Friendship Advice: A Troubled Marriage Can Lead to Troubled Friendships

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 09.10.2012 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

My friend told me she would like to spend time with me but she can't: When her husband is around other people he is a different person, which makes her a different person. What should I do?

Undermined at Work by a "Friend"

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 10.11.2011 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Friendships carry risks when they unravel and this is particularly true in the workplace. Yet, we spend so much of our lives at work that it's natural we would develop close friendships there.

Betrayed by the Office Gossip Girl

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, I took a new job and became friendly with a woman named Gina. Gina told me about her past mistakes and seemed very consumed wit...

From 'Just Friends' to a Workplace Nightmare: What Happened?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

A little more than a year ago I began a friendship with a female co-worker. We are both married and it never went beyond the friendship stage nor did either or us want it to.

Why Breaking Up Is So Hard to Do

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Women have an extraordinarily difficult time ending their friendships, even very toxic ones. It's not surprising. Like divorce, the potential losses can be staggering, extending well beyond the friendship per se.

Can a Friendship Fall Apart Over a Small Slight?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

What seems like a minor slight to one friend can be blown out of proportion by another. It's always uncomfortable when there is a schism between two close friends, especially if they work together.