Some people love thinking about their workplace's big-picture situation. The problem is, most people aren't in a position to change the larger organization. WSJ's Sue Shellenbarger and author Christine Bader discuss work-place idealists on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty.
How can people change their reputation at work, once they feel they've been pigeonholed? Sue Shellenbarger and executive Lisa Gable take a look at how an employee can successfully change his or her image. Photo: Melissa Golden for The Wall Street Journal.
Few people think of a job change as a potential u-turn. But some people do take a new job, then quit and return to their former employer within a few days. Sue Shellenbarger explains what to do when you realize that you want your old job back. Photo: Joe Buglewicz for The Wall Street Journal.
Columnist Sue Shellenbarger and Stanford University researcher Greg Walton discuss a ridiculously simple intervention to ameliorate feelings of not belonging, whether at work or in the classroom. Photo: Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal.
How do you spot when you've taken on enough and need to quit saying yes to more projects and social commitments? When do you realize you've reached your limit, what should you do? WSJ's Sue Shellenbarger and training coach Amy Ruppert discuss on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty.
Moving ahead in your career can be hard enough but can you switch careers internally? Sue Shellenbarger joins Lunch Break with tips on how to move ahead without leaving your company. Photo: Damien Maloney for The Wall Street Journal.
It’s a source of tension in many workplaces – nonstop conversation from the office 'oversharer.' WSJ's Sue Shellenbarger offers tips on how bosses and employees can navigate oversharing without hurt feelings on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero.
Some people enter a field for the wrong reasons. Others become enamored with the seeming glamour of a profession, only to find the workplace culture impossible. Sue Shellenbarger and guest Ashley Stahl discuss common missteps and turnaround strategies. Photo: Obi Onyekwere.
Sue Shellenbarger joins LunchBreak to talk about the latest research and techniques in relieving workplace stress, such as yoga, breathing exercises and taking a walk during the workday. Photo: Associated Press.
Employers prefer to hire people with a sense of humor, studies show. Work & Family columnist Sue Shellenbarger and humor coach Andrew Tarvin join Lunch Break with some insights into the art of telling the office joke. Photo: AJ Mast for The Wall Street Journal.
Many employees labor over emails asking the boss for answers or help, only to receive a cryptic reply such as "Great!" or "Sounds good." Sue Shellenbarger has tips for working with a cryptic emailer. Boss-employee duo Bryan Janeczko and William Littman share their story.
While office blowups can be cathartic, research shows that witnessing such a battle sparks a measurable decline in onlookers’ working memory and creativity. Sue Shellenbarger and operational psychologist Dr. Michael Woodward discuss on Lunch Break.