How to Deal with a Jerk at Work, The 10 Laws of Trust

How to Deal with a Jerk at Work, The 10 Laws of Trust

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 178

  • Jul 26, 2018 1:00 pm
  • 1:35:25 mins

How to Deal with a Jerk at Work (18:31) Peter Economy is a best-selling business author, ghostwriter, developmental editor, and publishing consultant with more than 80 books to his credit. He writes columns on leadership and management for Inc.com (The Leadership Guy) and has also served as Associate Editor for Leader to Leader magazine since 2001. They're always the one cracking crude jokes, inappropriately speaking out, or just making those around them feel really uncomfortable. They may even be the type that seem to enjoy bullying others around them. We try ignoring them, staying polite--sometimes even going as far as even trying to befriend them at the cost of our own mental sanity. But just how should we really be dealing with jerks like these? Peter Economy explains. The 10 Laws of Trust (1:03:18) Joel Peterson is the Chairman of the Board of Overseers at the Hoover Institution at Stanford as well as the Chairman of the Board at JetBlue Airways. He is on the faculty at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and has been since 1992. Peterson is the Founding Partner and Chairman of Peterson Partners, a Salt Lake City-based investment management firm. Joel Peterson shares insights from his book The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the Bonds That Make a Business Great.

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How to Deal with a Jerk at Work

Jul 26, 2018

Peter Economy is a best-selling business author, ghostwriter, developmental editor, and publishing consultant with more than 80 books to his credit. He writes columns on leadership and management for Inc.com (The Leadership Guy) and has also served as Associate Editor for Leader to Leader magazine since 2001. They're always the one cracking crude jokes, inappropriately speaking out, or just making those around them feel really uncomfortable. They may even be the type that seem to enjoy bullying others around them. We try ignoring them, staying polite--sometimes even going as far as even trying to befriend them at the cost of our own mental sanity. But just how should we really be dealing with jerks like these? Peter Economy explains.

Peter Economy is a best-selling business author, ghostwriter, developmental editor, and publishing consultant with more than 80 books to his credit. He writes columns on leadership and management for Inc.com (The Leadership Guy) and has also served as Associate Editor for Leader to Leader magazine since 2001. They're always the one cracking crude jokes, inappropriately speaking out, or just making those around them feel really uncomfortable. They may even be the type that seem to enjoy bullying others around them. We try ignoring them, staying polite--sometimes even going as far as even trying to befriend them at the cost of our own mental sanity. But just how should we really be dealing with jerks like these? Peter Economy explains.