Episode 87

Published on:

6th Apr 2022

Episode 87: How do I deal with Work Jerks?

How do we deal with someone who is a work jerk? We've all worked alongside a prickly boss in the past. Between the Great Resignation, the ongoing pandemic, and increasing economic disruption many workers are finding their tolerance for insensitive bosses has gone down the drain.

If you find yourself wondering how you can more effectively deal with difficult colleagues, this is the episode for you. Listen in for practical advice on addressing interpersonal workplace challenges.

In this week's episode, Denise Cooper interviews interpersonal work relationship expert, consultant, and author Louise Carnachan for her take on the good, the bad, and the ugly of workplace communication.

Keep up with Louise Carnachan:


Work Jerks: How to Cope with Difficult Bosses and Colleagues (June, 2022, available for presale)


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On the Remarkable Leadership Lessons Podcast, we believe that acknowledging that you don’t know what to do differently is a sign of strength not weakness. Our guests will give you the tools to ask for that much-needed raise, to prepare yourself for life in the C-Suite, and to develop a growth mindset that leads you and your team to the desired results. We help you make work, career and leadership work for you.

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