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Toxic People

Leadership Qualities

4 Signs of a Terrible, Toxic Boss

Ever gone to your boss with a 'great idea,' only to have him or her toss off an 'I'll think about it' and completely ignore you?

To Avoid Hiring a Toxic Employee, Look for These 6 Qualities (Infographic)

A toxic hire can cost a company time and money, so finding workers with these characteristics is vital.
Conversational Intelligence

7 Ways to Have a Pleasant Conversation With a Negative Person

People with valid complaints deserve to be heard but chronic complainers need to either lighten up or shut up
Toxic People

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid in the Office

Here are 10 types of toxic drainers you should stay away from at all costs so that you don't become one yourself.

6 Reasons Why You Must Resist the Temptation to Hire a Brilliant Jerk

Nobody is ever so good at what they do that you can overlook them undermining the team.
Communication Strategies

How I Kept My Dignity and My Job When Our Billionaire CEO Screamed at Me

Appeasing egomaniacs is no way to earn a living but quitting in protest has its drawbacks, too.

Do You Have Toxic People in Your Life That Are Limiting Your Potential?

This one shocking mistake is limiting your income and putting a cap on your dreams. Follow these five tips to get yourself out of these relationships.

6 Signs Someone Is a Social Hand Grenade

Don't wait until that person goes off. Know what behaviors to look for and then keep away.
Toxic People

7 Toxic People to Avoid When Starting a Business

Beware of those who will try to sabotage your efforts, including yourself.

The 5 Mental Barriers to Greatness Only You Can Remove

Success is not destiny, it is achieved by how we live each day.

8 Toxic Types of People You Should Keep Out of Your Life

Individuals with these qualities can sap your energy and put a strain on your business.

7 Strategies for Dealing With Negative People

Pessimism is contagious. Have a plan to shield yourself from the people who know no joy.

6 Toxic Beliefs That Can Ruin Your Career

Be mindful of your tendencies to succumb to these beliefs, so that they don't derail your career.
Toxic People

12 Ways Successful People Handle Toxic People

To deal with toxic people effectively, you need an approach that enables you, across the board, to control what you can and eliminate what you can't.
Managing Employees

When Workplace 'Slackers' Derail the Cohesion of a Team

See the five ways these ne'er-do-wells imperil company success.