Interpersonal Edge: Innovative problem-solving secrets

Innovative problem-solving secrets

Today’s question: I spend most days upset about how incompetent most people are and how little they care that they are incompetent. I end up fighting my own grumpy attitude and take it out on co-workers. I don’t want to end up being the office Grinch, but how can I respond more effectively?

Interpersonal Edge: Innovative problem-solving secrets

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By Dr. Daneen Skube

Q: I’m having long-term entrenched problems at work. What I currently know is tons of things that don’t work!

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Interpersonal Edge: Dancing on the quicksand-pace of change

I AM 50

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By Dr. Daneen Skube

Q:I’m fifty and wondering if I’m getting Alzheimer’s disease because I frequently feel overwhelmed. I forget details, meetings,

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Interpersonal Edge: Get Respect at Work

Get Work On Feet Again

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By Dr. Daneen Skube

Q:People take advantage of me. Co-workers expect me to pick up their slack, customers expect me to change the rules,

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Interpersonal Edge: Turn stress into passion

Stress Into Passion

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By Dr. Daneen Skube

Q: I’m just starting a business. I’m over-whelmed by all the work and learning ahead. Am I biting off more than I can chew?

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Interpersonal Edge: Finding news you can use

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By Dr. Daneen Skube

Q: I work hard to stay up-to-date on my industry and global news. The problem is the more news I read,

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Interpersonal Edge: Humor dispels fear

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By Dr. Daneen Skube

Q: Even though the pandemic is better, everyone in my workplace seems more anxious than ever. The economy and general uncertainty are creating a super tense workplace.

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Interpersonal Edge: Navigating unhelpful ‘help’ lines

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By Dr. Daneen Skube
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Q:I spend half my work life waiting on hold for helplines just to get through to the wrong person. At the end of my workday,

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Interpersonal Edge: Dealing with denial about crisis

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By Dr. Daneen Skube
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Q: My job is crisis management within my company. I’m sick of people denying problems, getting run over by problems,

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Interpersonal Edge: Proactive mental health at work

Dr. Daneen Skube

By Dr. Daneen Skube
Tribune Content Agency

Q: After a tough few pandemic years, I’m considering therapy to help my mental health at work. My job is stressful and got worse during COVID.

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