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Question: I’m the office manager for a small law office. When “Cece” and I last worked together four years ago, she was a newly minted paralegal. Managing her quickly became the worst part of my job and ultimately led me to resign. My job involved overseeing Cece and the other paralegals as well as everyone in a support function. Cece made this as difficult as possible. She sneaked into work late, left… Read More

Question: I run a fast-growing venture development company and depend on a team of hard-charging managers who develop new business opportunities. All are hard-headed type-A personalities. They regularly travel together on business in teams of two, three and four. When traveling, they go out to dinner together and continue business discussions. Recently, there’s been tension on the team. One manager, although married, meets women and brings them to dinners. This complicates talking… Read More