Amy Cooper Hakim

2018 Session | Your Survival Guide for the New Office

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2018 conference. A new job brings fresh opportunities to forge relationships, build your skills, and make your mark. Author of Work It Carrie Kerpen leads this panel of business leaders and thinkers in a conversation about establishing your reputation from day one on the job. They share their actionable tips for getting off on the right foot with your new boss, familiarizing … [ more ]

2018 Session | Navigating Office Politics with Grace

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2018 conference. Your workday is filled with them—people who frustrate, whine, undermine, plot, and impede progress. You can’t always choose who you work with, but you can choose how you approach workplace drama. This session will detail specific techniques for doing just that with easy-to-follow scenarios for common situations. Taking into account the modern work issues including technology, generation gaps, … [ more ]

Office Politics: When Bosses Behave Badly

Power may not always corrupt, but it sure can bring out the egomaniac in some managers. That’s what industrial and organizational psychologist Amy Cooper Hakim found while doing research to update her book (which was originally written by her grandmother), Working with Difficult People: Handling the Ten Types of Problem People Without Losing Your Mind. Of the 10 kinds of bad bosses you might encounter (yes, there are that many!), … [ more ]