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Not Fooling Around | How to Keep Your Cool with 4 Difficult Coworkers

Awkward office dynamics may at times seem laughable, but difficult coworker relationships are no joke. Here are our suggestions for keeping the peace if you regularly find your patience—and your productivity—being put to the test. 1. The chatty Charlie You’re racing to meet a deadline, but your cubicle mate is regaling you with their take on […]


3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Working with a Friend

Two women who appear as friends talking while sitting on a window ledge

If you’re presented with an opportunity to work with a friend, it may seem like an easy decision. Work friendships are important after all, and if you already have a connection, it can be much easier to transition to a new role and organization. But before you jump at an opportunity to turn a friend […]


Workplace Friendships Dos and Don’ts

Mario and Luigi

We spend a lot of time at work. How much is a lot? According to, “about one-third or 30 percent of human life is spent working.” So, what are some things that make work, well, work? Both Forbes and Small Business note that relationships with colleagues and office culture rank high on the list. Friendships, […]