Nearly everyone has run into manipulative co-workers. And sometimes those manipulators rise through the ranks quickly. They can give the appearance of productivity even if their tactics cause others to be stressed and less productive.
Liz Kislik, an organizational coach who teaches at NYU and Hofstra University, offers these strategies for dealing with manipulators, “even if you have less rank, power, or status”:
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