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Office Politics

Do You Have A "Work Husband"? We're Collecting Them

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.30.2011 | Women

You know who he is: He backs you up in meetings. He emails you non-essential information -- frequently. When he goes the vending machine, he buys for ...

PHOTOS: 10 Best Mafia Lessons For Success In Business

Louis Ferrante | Posted 08.06.2011 | Books
Louis Ferrante

If you're climbing the corporate ladder and eager to succeed, you can glean some valuable lessons from mobsters who are employees of the longest running organization in history: the Mafia.

The Absence Of Action

Christopher Herz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christopher Herz

We can see why America as a whole is slowly transforming into a land where production takes a backseat to self-preservation. This creates a system where nothing is produced except for excuses.

Russell Baker: Gerald Boyd's Book On Being Fired From The New York Times (New York Review)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The New York Review of Books Russell Baker A Bad Morning at The New York Times My Times in Black and White: Race and Power at the New York Times by...

University Politics: Ambition Can Be Crippling

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

I have a naive wish as I gaze upon a world in which "survival of the fittest" continues to be championed despite the tragic consequences both for those who ostensibly succeed and those who are left behind.

How Did That Idiot Become My Boss?

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Sinek

As people get more senior, they move from being doers to being thinkers and managers, but most companies don't train people how to manage or think.

Have Balls; Mortgage Will Follow!

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Laermer

Hey everyone; guess what! The chips have now fallen ... so go get some off the floor.

5 Rules to Flirting at Work

Nicole Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Nicole Williams

Avoid becoming just another undignified watercooler casualty. Here are five rules to keep in mind.

The Corporate Survivor's Guide to Email (Now More than Ever)

Nicholas Weinstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nicholas Weinstock

Self-addressed email with you BCC'd: Translation: I have a list of contacts (a posse; a loyal cadre; a seething army) that I command and that is too numerous and too powerful for you to see their names.

How To Work With People Who Won't Do Their Job

Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent

How aggravating is it when you are trying to get your work done but your work relies on other people who just don't do their job? This infuriating ph...

When Your Work Friend Becomes Your Boss

Christine Hassler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Dear Christine, I started at my company about a year ago, and quickly became part of the work family. We bonded through laughter, whining, and the p...

From Bonuses To Gifts: How To Handle The Holidays At Work

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

During the Holiday season, the lines of giving and receiving gifts can become a little blurry at the workplace especially since everyone holds different positions with different salaries.