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Don't Get Voted Off the Island - Dealing With Office Politics

Are Difficult Relationships at Work Causing You Stress?

This workshop - geared especially for our Young Professionals - will highlight some key best practices that will help you to survive and thrive in today’s competitive work environment. You’ll come away with knowledge of common red flag areas of interaction that can derail your career.Dealing with office politics is non-negotiable since more than 50 percent of career success is based on successful management of relationships and dynamics among colleague

We’ll also discuss managing difficult bosses and manipulative peers. And finally, we’ll talk about how to become more visible within your company so that you are able to influence your career progression and spend less time devoted to internal battles.

5:30 pm Beer, snacks & networking

6:00 - 7:00 pm Presentation

Topics Include:

  1. Identifying dysfunctional political issues in your office
  2. Understanding best practices to deal with office politics
  3. Creating strategies to enhance your political capital (recognition) within your organization


Kate Culligan
Career Strategist & Performance Coach

Kate is a survivor! As a former marketing director at one of the largest media companies in the country, Kate was on the frontlines of the economic turmoil of mergers and acquisitions. Surviving these transitions became a learning experience in how to make change more manageable on the personal and the corporate level. What Kate learned from both the tumultuous corporate days and graduate work, laid the foundation of Kate's work with organizational leaders, managers, and individuals.

Kate is a certified administrator of Myers-Briggs and Strong Assessments. She has over 100 hours of certified training through the Coaches Training Institute.  She earned a BA in Psychology from the University of Wyoming and a Master's in Organizational Performance from Colorado State University.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Burns Marketing, 1444 Wazee St, Ste. 222, Denver 80202

Surface parking lots and meters available close by.

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  • BMA Member: $5
  • Not-Yet Member: $10


Deadline: 11/19/2014
Maximum Attendees: 30