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Gas train station lamp at Oakworth railway station in West Yorkshire, EnglandComing August 10: Covert Verbal Abuse at Work
Verbal abuse at work uses written or spoken language to disparage, disadvantage, or harm others. Perpetrators favor tactics they can subsequently deny having used. Even more favored are abusive tactics that are so subtle that others don't notice them. Available here and by RSS on August 10.
The rabbit that went down the rabbit holeAnd on August 17: Why Meetings Go Down Rabbit Holes
When a meeting goes "down the rabbit hole," it has swerved from the planned topic to detail-purgatory, problem-solving-hell, irrelevance, or worse. All participants, not only the Chair, contribute to the problem. Why does this happen? Available here and by RSS on August 17.

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