My Crazy Office

My Crazy Office is a weekly workplace podcast dedicated to helping listeners navigate their careers. Executive coach Kathi Elster and career therapist Katherine Crowley combine their expertise to solve both serious and silly situations at work. Join Kathi and Katherine as they answer real workplace questions with solid advice and a side of humor. Do you have someone or something at work that’s driving your crazy? Send your questions to info@mycrazyoffice.co. (All submissions kept confidential.)

Chronically late

Are you managing someone who is chronically late? Are you chronically late yourself? On this My Crazy Office podcast, Kathi and Katherine discuss the difficult subject of chronic lateness. Some of the best employees suffer from this affliction. Listen to Kathi and Katherine as they address one manager’s struggle with a chronically late office manager, then offer tips to those individuals who are always late at work.

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How to Take the High Road When Someone Triggers You

Today on My Crazy Office Podcast, Kathi and Katherine talk about the importance of taking the high road when irritating people say things that make you want to fight back. Taking the high road involves communicating in a way that moves things forward instead of getting stuck in a power struggle.
Kathi and Katherine start with a question from someone who is excelling at his new job but gets derailed every time a certain coworker makes disparaging remarks. Listen to how you can take the high road rather than taking the bait.

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What To Do If a Recruiter Contacts You

On this episode of My Crazy Office, Kathi and Katherin discuss what you should do if a recruiter contacts you. This is something that a lot of people find perplexing. Kathi and Katherine start with a question from someone who really likes their current position and isn’t sure what to do when a recruiter contacts them regarding a dream job.

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Taking Bold Steps To Jump-Start Your Career

Is your career stagnant? Are you feeling stuck or uninspired? On this episode of My Crazy Office, Kathi and Katherine ask a New Year’s question: What can you do to better yourself at work? “Bettering yourself” means committing to professional (and personal) growth in the new year.

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Too Afraid To Leave Your Job?

Sometimes, you know it’s time to go, but leaving seems too scary. On this My Crazy Office podcast, Kathi and Katherin explore what happens when you know you’ve been at a job too long, but you’re afraid to actually leave. Kathi and Katherine also consider what managers can do if they know that certain employees should move on but seem reluctant to go.

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