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.

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.

#35: Networking – My Crazy Office, Season 8

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

This week we give advice to someone who wants to find a new job but realizes that he never developed his networking skills.

#24: Promoted Above Your Peers – My Crazy Office, Season 8

Kathi and Katherine talk about being promoted above your peers on this week’s episode of the My Crazy Office podcast.

First we give advice to someone who recently got promoted and is experiencing backlash from their former peers.

Then we consider how someone should handle the change in dynamics when their close colleague becomes their supervisor.

#10: Family Work Ties – My Crazy Office, Season 7

Kathi and Katherine talk about family work ties on this week’s episode of the My Crazy Office podcast.

First we give advice to an employee who has been doing the work of an incompetent family hire.

Then we discuss how to manage an employee who is related to a senior executive at work.

When Personal Information Clouds Professional Relationships: My Crazy Office Overtime, Season 7

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

What should you do when personal information clouds your professional relationship with someone?

Listen to this week’s podcast here.

Tolerating Differences At Work: My Crazy Office Overtime, Season 7

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

How can we learn how to tolerate differences in the workplace and come together despite them?

Listen to this week’s podcast here.

Listening Without Being Defensive: My Crazy Office Overtime, Season 7

Kathi and Katherine talk about listening without being defensive on this week’s My Crazy Office Overtime show.

How can you listen to opposing opinions at work without being defensive?

Listen to this week’s podcast here.