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Are You a Meanie? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine, I am a senior director for a large multinational organization. I am good at what I do, my employees love working for me, and I’ve always received good feedback from my boss. At my last review, though, I didn’t get the promotion to VP that I expected. My boss told me she didn’t think…

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Politics in the Office? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine, As you’ve probably noticed, the political situation in the US has gotten completely out of hand, with presidential candidates running amok. I don’t know what your political opinions are, but I am hoping you can help me with my untenable situation. Both my boss and one of my direct reports are super, emphatically,…