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Your Office Coach: Constant complainer is a pain in the butt

Q: I am stuck in a very small office with an older colleague who never stops complaining. "Larry" goes on and on about his heavy workload, but when I offer assistance, he criticizes my efforts. Larry also gripes about how our boss doesn't like him. However, if I try to help him figure out why, he immediately rejects my suggestions.

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Your Office Coach: Trouble in the family business

Q: My sister and I work with our mother and father in a successful family business. Although outsiders view us as an exemplary professional family, the reality is that we are in constant conflict. Sis and I often disagree with our parents, and we have a strong sibling rivalry which produces frequent arguments.

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They took on the tobacco industry — and won

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