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You can choose your job, but you can’t choose your colleagues. For better or worse, dynamics in the workplace can be a delicate ecosystem. To learn how to manage conflict and grow more attuned to one another, we invite leadership coach Kari Uman and clinical psychologist Murray Nossel to advise on collaborating more constructively.

Please tell us about yourselves and how your work relates to group dynamics in the workplace.

Kari Uman: I’m a leadership coach, and I frequently work with women who are being promoted or who are starting a new job or position. Many women hold onto myths about how to be a leader—for instance, that working hard will automatically get you a promotion. Workplace values have radically changed in recent years, and I help individuals cope with these changes.

  • Words:
    Molly Rose Kaufman

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