media appearances

Ask a Manager on Buzzfeed, Ask a Clean Person, and more

I wrote a piece for Buzzfeed about the #1 thing I’ve learned after reading 100,000 work advice emails (this piece is adapted from the intro to my book). You can read it here. Also, I know there are many fans of Jolie Kerr’s Ask a Clean Person podcast here and I was excited to be on […]

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let us discuss past letters

I’m on this week’s episode of Hannah and Matt Know It All, a very fun podcast where the hosts talk about questions from various advice columns and field new questions too. (If you like advice columns and you like podcasts, this show is your holy grail.) In this episode, we talked about a whole slew of recent Ask […]

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when your coworker is driving you nuts

I was on public radio’s Marketplace this weekend, talking about quitting your job, including: how to deal with noise in an open office space how to deal with a coworker whose chronic cough is driving you crazy is there a magic solution where you can get your coworker to stop doing an annoying thing without […]

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how to quit your job without burning bridges

I was on public radio’s Marketplace this weekend, talking about quitting your job, including: how to quit without burning bridges how much notice to give what to do if your office keeps contacting you with questions after you leave quitting on the spot if your employer revokes your vacation time at the last minute and more […]

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is it okay to microwave fish in the office kitchen?

I was on public radio’s Marketplace this weekend, talking about food in the office, including: is it okay to microwave fish in the office kitchen? people who raid your candy dish cleaning out the office fridge potluck moochers and more The segment is 8-1/2 minutes and you can listen here:

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here’s me talking about the ghosting ex

I went on the Pop Tea podcast to talk about the ghosting ex, the guy who pooped in the potted plant, phone anxiety, and much more. It’s episode 10 here. My segment starts at 46:35 and lasts for about 40 minutes. (The hosts of this are really funny!) I also discussed the ghosting ex on the Why […]

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