The Politics of a Promotion

Receiving a promotion can be exciting, but once you move into the new position, you may find out that much of the job involves navigating the politics. Join Kathi and Katherine as they discuss how to manage the political aspects of moving into an executive position.

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.

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.

#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.