Changing Jobs for a Better Culture

Sometimes a job you once enjoyed becomes a job you can’t stand. Often, it’s because the company’s culture changes. On this episode of My Crazy Office, Kathi and Katherine interview someone who successfully changed jobs, moving from a toxic culture to a culture where she is able to thrive. Ready to leave your job for a better culture? Listen here.

Afraid to Speak Up at Work?

On this episode of My Crazy Office, Kathi and Katherine talk about an important skill in the workplace — the ability to speak up. They start with a question from someone who recently got promoted to a more visible position but finds it difficult to speak up at meetings or on client calls. Kathi and Katherine consider what stops people from speaking up, and offer tips to develop this crucial skill.

Career Change, Can I Do It?

Changing careers or going into a new industry can be daunting. In this episode of My Crazy Office, Kathi and Katherine discuss what it takes to move from one industry to another. They start with a question from someone who is in a secure, well-paying job but feels very bored. Kathi and Katherine explore what it takes to move to a new, more creative industry while keeping your current job. Eager to change industries but not sure how to do it? Listen here.

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

On this episode of My Crazy Office podcast, Kathi and Katherine consider whether it’s smart to stay at a company after you realize it supports people who behave badly. They begin with a question from someone who recently got hired by a senior partner at a high-profile company. Although this top executive aggressively recruited them to join his team, he’s criticized and devalued their work ever since bringing them on board. In this kind of situation, should you stay or should you go?

Are You Known as a Gossip at Work?

In this episode of My Crazy Office, Kathi, and Katherine address a topic that every workplace grapples with — GOSSIP. They start with a question from someone who recently realized that her boss views her as a gossip, and wonders whether that label might hurt her career. Kathi and Katherine go on to describe the best remedy for gossip at work — The No Gossip Diet.

Working for an Indecisive Boss

On this episode of My Crazy Office, Kathi and Katherine talk about how to work for an indecisive boss. They start with a question from someone who works at a small company where the owner keeps changing direction depending on the last person she spoke with. Kathi and Katherine go on to discuss how to “manage up” when your boss can’t make up their mind.

How Do I Negotiate a Higher Salary?

On this episode of My Crazy Office, Kathi and Katherine talk about a very important topic: how to negotiate a higher salary. They start with a question from someone who has recently received a job offer but the salary is too low. Kathi and Katherine talk about the key ingredients to successful salary negotiation.

Afraid of Losing Your Best Employee?

On this episode of My Crazy Office, Kathi, and Katherine talk about what it takes to manage (and keep) your best employees. They start with a question from a manager who has a super-competent employee and fears losing this person. During the second part of the podcast, they address the “star” employee directly — how does a stellar employee determine the next career steps?