9780470457641

Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant : How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470457641

  • ISBN10:

    0470457643

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/20/2009
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Summary

An indispensable guide to dealing with the childish behavior of challenging managers to build a great careerBased on extensive interviews and research, Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant helps employees understand their managers and how to cope with them when they are difficult and frustrating. It reveals the most common irritating boss behaviors, including childish and bullying antics. Most people simply endure the tirades, mood swings, and incessant questions of their tyrannical bosses, but this book shows readers how to build positive relationships with even the most out-of-control bossand still thrive in their jobs. The key to success lies in dealing with Terrible Office Tyrants (or TOTs) much like a parent deals with a troublesome toddler. From brats to little lost lambs, virtually every kind of boss is covered here. With true stories and time-tested solutions, this is the perfect guide for dealing with bosses who are distracted and whiny, fickle and moody, bullying and demanding, needy and stubborn, or just plain self-centered.Lynn Taylor (Santa Barbara, CA) is a leading national expert and spokesperson on career and hiring issues, as well as an advisor and consultant to job seekers and executives. She is the founder of Lynn Taylor Consulting, where she focuses on hiring, recruiting, and workplace management issues.

Author Biography

Lynn Taylor is a leading national expert, spokesperson and lively speaker on career, hiring and workplace issues. She is the CEO of Lynn Taylor Consulting, where she focuses on employment, motivation and related management issues, offering seminars and interactive workshops on these subjects. For more information, visit TameYourTOT.com and LynnTaylorConsulting.com

Table of Contents

Bratty Behavior
Bragging
Bullying
Demanding
Ignoring
Impulsiveness
Lying
Self-Centeredness
Stubbornness
Tantrums
Territorialism
Whining
Little Lost Lambs
Endless Questioning
Fantasy World
Fickleness
Helplessness
Irrational Fears
Forgetfulness
Mood Swings
Neediness
Short Attention Spans
Conclusion
Special Section
Advice For Bosses: TOT Proofing Your Office÷
About Lynn Taylor
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