Toxic People: Page 4

Making a Change

The Tragedy of Selling Yourself Short

We can never be certain we will achieve our lofty ambitions but we are sure to regret it if we never try.

Living

9 Signs You're Dealing With an Emotional Manipulator

Emotional manipulators defy logic. They derive satisfaction from controlling you and creating chaos.

Productivity

6 Instances When Nicely Saying 'No' Benefits Your Business

You can't be available for big opportunities if you say 'yes' to every little thing.

Health & Wellness

3 Ways to Manage Stress and Recharge Your Life

Successful people don't have less stress in their lives. They've just mastered a few principles that help them rebalance their time, energy and emotions.

Business News

5 Toxic People Who Will Stunt Your Business Growth

High-quality products and solid numbers can't compensate for the damage these toxic insiders can cause.

Leadership

What to Do When Your Company Is Being Held 'Hostage' By a Toxic Employee

Employees build the organization, run the organization and drive your organization's success. But, employees can also take down the organization.

Leadership

An Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon: the Right Question

The 'right question' always means the bigger, badder, better, bolder one.

Leadership

How to Change Your Poor Personal Reputation at Work

One particular executive found out that his direct reports labeled his office 'the Gates of Hell.'

Culture

How Culture Vultures Can Kill Your Company's Success

The attitude and behavior of only one person in an organization can make a huge difference -- for better or worse.

Growing a Business

9 Habits That Destroy Workplace Relationships

Bullying, lying, procrastinating... just don't do these things on the job.

Living

Set Yourself Free -- Let Go of the Dead Weight In Your Life

Taking time to separate the good from the toxic people and habits in your life will help launch you to where you want to be.

Growing a Business

8 Ways to Not Only Survive But Prosper Around Negative People

Negativity will happen especially in times of stress. Use these tactics to turn those frowns upside down.

Growing a Business

Why You Need to Avoid Hiring That Potentially Toxic Rockstar

That 'perfect' candidate may be a disaster. Five strategies for screening him (or her) out.

Resumes & Interviewing

This Is What You Get When You Ignore 'Quality Of Hire'

On average, a new hire costs a company $4,000. The cost is far higher when the employee doesn't work out.

Resumes & Interviewing

Study: Dodging a Toxic Hire Is Better for Business Than Onboarding a Superstar

Companies who avoid hiring these problem employees end up saving thousands of dollars, according to the paper's authors.