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Talking Brains Episode: Achieving Work-Life Balance with Russell Clayton PhD

By |2019-11-22T21:43:03-05:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Career, Psychology, Talking Brains, Work|Tags: , , , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation about work-life balance with Dr. Russell Clayton. Balancing work and your personal life can be a challenge. Join me as I speak with Russell Clayton PhD from the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida. Dr. Clayton is the author of Balancing Life: Seven Strategies That Can Help [...]

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“What To Do When Your Coworker is Chronically Disorganized” on Forbes.com

By |2019-07-03T15:28:25-04:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Forbes, Organizing, Work|Tags: , , , |

Your coworker's stuff is slowly creeping over to your side of the desk. You're feeling more and more claustrophobic as the papers make their way across the imaginary "desk boundary" line. In addition, your coworker can never find needed papers. Once you were assigned a project with him, and he always brought the wrong materials to [...]

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Dealing with Gaslighters in the Workplace, the Pelosi Way

By |2019-01-23T14:57:11-05:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Gaslighting, Politics, Work|Tags: , , |

On January 16, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to Donald Trump asking him to postpone the State of the Union address currently scheduled for January 29 based on security concerns as a result of the government shutdown. Her letter provides a strong example for dealing with gaslighters in the workplace. Read more on how [...]

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Impostor Syndrome: What to Do When You Never Feel “Good Enough”

By |2019-01-23T15:19:16-05:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today, Work|Tags: , , , , , |

Impostor syndrome can rob us of the enjoyment of our accomplishments. You may have felt that you just weren't very good at something. That's normal. It's completely acceptable to feel that you aren't the best at something - logically, you can't be the best at everything. However, it's an issue is when those feelings of inadequacy [...]

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Coping with a Gaslighter at Work

By |2018-09-29T15:07:18-04:00September 29th, 2018|Categories: Gaslighting, Psychology Today, Work|Tags: , , |

Gaslighters are masters of manipulation. They make you question your reality. If you have one at your workplace, they would rather burn the company to the ground than have attention taken away from them. They pit people against each other, get people fired—and the gaslighter loves every minute of it. If you have been continually sabotaged [...]

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25 Ways to Be Successful at a New Job

By |2018-05-30T15:05:36-04:00May 30th, 2018|Categories: Career, Work|Tags: , , |

25 Ways to Be Successful at a New Job Follow these tips to have a better work experience. From working with clients starting a new job or entering a new field of work, here are 25 tips I recommend: 1. Your parents should never contact your employer. Never have your parents contact your employer to solve your issues.  The only time [...]

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Are Gaslighters Aware of What They Do?

By |2017-02-14T10:19:08-05:00February 6th, 2017|Categories: Conflict, Current Events, Dating, Gaslighting, Marriage, Narcissism, Personality, Politics, Relationships, Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

After the posting on my article Gaslighting: Know It to Identify It and Protect Yourself, I’ve received emails asking whether people who are gaslighting know that they are doing it.  As I mentioned in the article, gaslighting is a pattern of manipulation tactics used by abusers, narcissists, dictators, and cult leaders in order to gain control over a [...]

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Gaslighting: Know It, Identify It, and Protect Yourself

By |2017-05-25T12:56:05-04:00January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Conflict, Current Events, Dating, Gaslighting, Marriage, Narcissism, Politics, Relationships, Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Gaslighting is a tactic in which a person or entity, in order to gain more power, makes a victim question their reality. It works much better than you may think. Anyone is susceptible to gaslighting, and it is a common technique of abusers, dictators, narcissists, and cult leaders. It is done slowly, so the victim doesn't [...]

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7 Ways to Cope With Narcissists at Work

By |2018-09-29T13:26:12-04:00January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Gaslighting, Narcissism, Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

You know the narcissist at your workplace. He or she is the one that: Takes credit for your hard work Gives you backhanded compliments Ridicules you in front of your coworkers Blames everything on you Knows your weak spot and exploits it Actively tries to get you demoted or fired Lies to get ahead Seems to compete with everyone to [...]

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CrazyBusy: An Interview with Edward Hallowell MD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00October 22nd, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Health, Note to self..., Organizing, Randomness, Technology, Work|Tags: , , , |

Do you find yourself scrounging for more time due to being far too busy? Enlighten yourself with this interview with Dr. Edward Hallowell who discusses his new CrazyBusy app. It provides people living a hectic lifestyle, opportunities to make changes in their lives. Maybe then you'll find a way to have time on your side after [...]

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