Overcoming Manipulation at Work

Overcoming Manipulation at Work

by 50MINUTES (Author)
55 loans, One at a time

Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about avoiding manipulation at work with this practical guide.

All of us have either been manipulated or manipulated others at some point, and manipulation is a frequent component of interpersonal relationships. However, when taken to extremes in a professional context, its consequences can be serious: reduced professional effectiveness, damaged working relationships and even mental health problems. Fortunately, the situation is far from hopeless, and the tips in this guide will enable you to become more assertive and stop simply agreeing to whatever is asked of you.

In 50 minutes you will be able to:
•Work out whether you are being manipulated by a colleague, manager or subordinate
•Start standing up for yourself and saying no to unwanted requests
•Take control of your relationships with manipulative individuals and escape their hold over you


The Coaching series from the 50Minutes collection is aimed at all those who, at any stage in their careers, are looking to acquire personal or professional skills, adapt to new situations or simply re-evaluate their work-life balance. The concise and effective style of our guides enables you to gain an in-depth understanding of a broad range of concepts, combining theory, constructive examples and practical exercises to enhance your learning. 

Publication date
November 23, 2017
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