Have you ever had a difficult boss or had to work with colleagues that sabotage you and stab you in the back? Maybe you feel trapped and are planning to leave your company and position because of this or maybe you realize that the stress of dealing with this situation is affecting your well-being and happiness. These relationships can have damaging effects on your career and your well-being unless you learn how to turn these toxic relationships into productive ones.
My guests today, executive coach Kathi Elster and psychotherapist Katherine Crowley recognize that the toughest part of any job is dealing with the people around you, and their company, K Squared Enterprises, helps individuals and companies accomplish their goals while navigating the psychological challenges of working with others. Today Kathi and Katherine will offer some real solutions on how to deal with difficult bosses and colleagues and specifically what steps you can take to change your emotional reaction.
Authors of the newly released, Working for You Isn’t Working for Me: The Ultimate Guide to Managing Your Boss, and the national bestseller, Working with You Is Killing Me: Freeing Yourself from Emotional Traps at Work, Katherine and Kathi are acclaimed speakers, seasoned trainers and skilled workshop leaders.