Are You Working in a Trustworthy Environment?

One of the things that can be more difficult to establish when we work remotely or in hybrid situations is a feeling of trust. Because we can’t see each other, it’s harder to verify what is really going on.
In this podcast, Kathi and Katherine examine the qualities of two kinds of work environments: Trustworthy and lacking trust. Join us and see which one you relate to.

Are You Often Disappointed at Work?

It’s easy to be disappointed at work. A new hire may not be all you hoped for, a new boss may promise a lot but fail to deliver, and a new job may look great before you take it only to become a serious disappointment.

In this episode of My Crazy Office, Kathi and Katherine examine the nature of disappointment at work and offer proven techniques for managing those situations that challenge your ability to thrive.

Forgotten How to be Social at Work?

As the pandemic morphs into an endemic, many remote workers are being asked to return to the office — some are less excited about it than others. In this episode of My Crazy Office, Kathi and Katherine ask the question, “Have you forgotten how to be social at work?” If so, here’s what you can do about it.

Should You Take That Promotion?

Theoretically, any promotion should be a good promotion. But there are certain situations where promoting you may benefit management, but not be great for your career. In this episode of My Crazy Office, Kathi and Katherine discuss which kinds of promotions you may not want to take, and how to say “no thank you,” without burning bridges.

We Hire for Skill and Pay for Personality

It’s not enough to hire someone with the right skill set. You want to hire the right personality — for your company and the job. In this My Crazy Office episode, Kathi and Katherine discuss why personality, in the form of work ethic, professional behavior, and interpersonal skills, is what employers really pay for.

Examine Your Behavior: My Crazy Office Overtime, Season 9

Kathi and Katherine continue with the theme of keeping the peace at work on this week’s My Crazy Office Overtime show.

How can you examine your behavior in light of how it affects others?

Listen to this week’s podcast here.

#4: The Great Resignation – My Crazy Office, Season 9

Kathi and Katherine talk about the Great Resignation on this week’s episode of the My Crazy Office podcast.

First we give advice to someone who hasn’t resigned yet, but knows it’s time and is having difficulty staying focused at work.

Then we consider what managers can do to keep their staff engaged if they sense that the employees are checked out.

The Importance of Not Being a Stressor for Other People: My Crazy Office Overtime, Season 9

Kathi and Katherine talk about stressors on this week’s My Crazy Office Overtime show.

What is the importance of not being a stressor for other people?

Listen to this week’s podcast here.