Ask a Manager: How to Navigate Clueless Colleagues, Lunch-Stealing Bosses, and the Rest of Your Life at Work is all about tricky conversations at work and walks you through principles for speaking up effectively at work in general … how to frame your concerns to your boss so that you get taken seriously … ways to get what you want from coworkers … how to talk to employees when you’re the boss … times when you shouldn’t speak up … and a ton of language suggestions for specific work situations, from how to handle a coworker who’s slacking off to how to recover when you’ve flubbed an interview.
“The author’s friendly, warm, no-nonsense writing is a pleasure to read, and her advice can be widely applied to relationships in all areas of readers’ lives. Ideal for anyone new to the job market or new to management, or anyone hoping to improve their work experience.”
—Library Journal, (Starred) Review
“A must-read for anyone who works.”
—Booklist, (Starred) Review