7 books to read if your workplace is full of jerks

Whether you’re in the office or you’re working from home, a toxic company culture can make you feel trapped. Maybe your arrogant boss doesn’t respect your time, maybe two of your employees can’t get along, or maybe women and minorities don’t feel as welcome as white men.

Regardless of the issue, we have good news: There are steps you can take to make things better. Check out the seven great reads below if you’re ready to start transforming your office culture—even if a few jolts are in the way.

How to Be an Ally: Actions You Can Take for a Stronger, Happier Workplace by Melinda Brianna Ebler

Through the power of allies, each of us can create an equitable and innovative workplace where everyone feels safe, valuable and able to thrive. Listen to the Book Bite summary, read by writer Melinda Briana Epler, in the Next Big Idea app

Toxic: A Guide to Rebuilding Respect and Tolerance in a Hostile Workplace, by Clive Lewis

Toxic: A Guide to Rebuilding Respect and Tolerance in a Hostile Workplace, by Clive Lewis

The business psychologist draws on his decades of experience in human resources and brokerage to elicit the problems and causes behind toxic workplaces before explaining how to prevent and solve toxicity. Listen to the Book Bite summary, read by author Clive Lewis, in the Next Big Idea . app

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