work-culture

How Do I Handle My Control Freak Leo Boss?

I’ve been told so many times that most straight men don’t (or won’t) believe in astrology. And yet, the more I yap about it to…

Want to Win a Negotiation? Try a Family-Style Dinner (and These Other Offbeat Ways to Get What You Want)

In spite of how many articles pitch negotiation as something easy to learn and apply with just a few simple techniques, it never quite goes…

The Dumbest Times We Fucked Up at Work

My pre-digital-media career was defined by a sensational ability to fuck up any simple administrative task. Two weeks into my first publishing internship, one senior…

More Evidence Says to Ditch Headphones in the Workplace

There are few workplace issues more fraught than “open” office plans, in which companies tear down their interior walls so workers can sit right next…