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Ask A Manager

Anchor FM

Need expert advice on handling workplace dilemmas and dramas? Alison Green, founder of the popular website AskAManager.org, is here to help you resolve your toughest, most frustrating, or just plain weirdest work predicaments. Each week, she takes calls and talks directly with listeners about how to successfully tackle clueless coworkers, toxic bosses, impossible employees, crazy clients, and much more. Learn more at AskAManager.org and subscribe now! Produced in conjunction with Anchor and Penguin Random House.

Need expert advice on handling workplace dilemmas and dramas? Alison Green, founder of the popular website AskAManager.org, is here to help you resolve your toughest, most frustrating, or just plain weirdest work predicaments. Each week, she takes calls and talks directly with listeners about how to successfully tackle clueless coworkers, toxic bosses, impossible employees, crazy clients, and much more. Learn more at AskAManager.org and subscribe now! Produced in conjunction with Anchor and Penguin Random House.
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Location:

United States

Networks:

Anchor FM

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Need expert advice on handling workplace dilemmas and dramas? Alison Green, founder of the popular website AskAManager.org, is here to help you resolve your toughest, most frustrating, or just plain weirdest work predicaments. Each week, she takes calls and talks directly with listeners about how to successfully tackle clueless coworkers, toxic bosses, impossible employees, crazy clients, and much more. Learn more at AskAManager.org and subscribe now! Produced in conjunction with Anchor and Penguin Random House.

Language:

English


Episodes

Introducing Math & Magic

5/16/2019
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How do the smartest marketers cut through the noise? And how do they manage to do it again and again? Join Bob Pittman as he analyzes the Math and Magic of marketing. Episodes now available! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:01:26

My employee lied about a reference

3/27/2019
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An employee who lied to get a reference, avoiding hugs, and lots more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:30:48

How to say no to your boss

3/20/2019
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Contrary to popular belief, you CAN say no to your boss -- as long as you do it the right way. Alison walks you through how to do it, what to say, and what not to say. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:28:15

Help! I work for a micromanager

3/13/2019
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Is there a way to get a micromanaging boss to back off? Maybe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:36:50

I saw an email I wasn’t supposed to see

3/6/2019
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The hazards of having access to your boss's email, touchy-feely coworkers, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:34:08

Tone in Job Interviews

2/27/2019
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The power dynamics in job interviews can make job seekers overly deferential. Don't do it! Today we talk about nailing your tone in an interview. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:31:43

My coworkers overshare -- and it gets really personal!

2/20/2019
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Coworkers who tell you way more than you want to hear, references you didn't offer, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:31:07

My coworker is unbearably negative

2/13/2019
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Being around negative people who complain all the time can be exhausting, especially when they're a coworker and you're trapped in the office with them. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:30:58

My coworkers say my boss is in love with me

2/6/2019
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Addressing problematic gossip from coworkers, negotiating salary when you get a written offer, a boss who freaks out when you're a few minutes late, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:30:37

How can I be a good manager?

1/30/2019
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Being a good manager is hard, and managers often don’t get a lot of guidance. Our guest is a new-ish manager who wants to make sure she’s doing a good job. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:38:14

What's Wrong With Being Chilly at Work?

1/23/2019
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Why should you have to be social with coworkers, managing two employees when one is much stronger than the other, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:30:09

We're All Awkward Creatures

1/16/2019
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Alison talks with awkwardness expert Melissa Dahl about the things that make us cringe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:29:17

I Don't Want to Become the Office Secretary

1/9/2019
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When you're getting stuck with all the menial work, a rambling boss, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:27:46

How Do I Start a New Job on the Right Foot?

1/2/2019
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Starting a new job can be nerve-wracking and awkward. Here's everything you need to know about being the new person. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:36:08

Where Are They Now? Updates from Past Callers

12/26/2018
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Questions about office holiday parties and gift-giving, and stories of times that office holiday celebrations went terribly wrong. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:29:26

Holiday Mayhem at Work

12/19/2018
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Questions about office holiday parties and gift-giving, and stories of times that office holiday celebrations went terribly wrong. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:32:07

Will I Ever Find a Job I Like?

12/12/2018
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Will you ever find a job you like, what to do when you're asked to report on your boss, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:31:46

The Weird World of Interviewing Teenagers

12/5/2018
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The principles that you use when you’re hiring adults don’t always work when you’re talking to teenagers. Alison talks with a summer camp owner who hires lots of teens about how interviewing teens is a whole different world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:27:20

I'm the Boss and I Messed Up

11/28/2018
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Recovering from a mistake as the boss, letting an employee change their mind about quitting, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:28:11

How to Cope with a Work Problem You Can't Change

11/21/2018
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When you're stuck in a difficult situation at work and you don't have the power to change it, how do you hold on to your sanity? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:27:06