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Saturday, September 10, 2011 - 4:45am

WORKING: How To Get Ahead At Work? Be Rude

Updated: 3 years ago.
This summer, a University of Amsterdam study reported that rude people get ahead at work more often than their more-polite colleagues. Workplace coach and career expert Brandon Smith tells us it’s all about establishing power. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Patterson via Flickr.)

This summer, a University of Amsterdam study reported that rude people get ahead at work. Rude people. Not the more polite folks.

To find out why this is the case – and how we might deal with it – we called on our resident workplace and career expert, Brandon Smith. He’s a workplace coach, therapist and consultant, and he talk about these kinds of work and career issues with us on a regular basis.

More of Brandon’s advice is on his website, theworkplacetherapist.com. And while you’re there, ask him your workplace or career question. We might even use your question on a future radio segment.

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