Cover art for Beating the Workplace Bully by Lynne Curry Bullying doesn’t always end with grade school–and when it happens in the office, there’s a lot at stake. BEATING THE WORKPLACE BULLY: A Tactical Guide to Taking Charge by Lynne Curry gives readers the strategies to rise above (and sometimes combat) office tyrants. Journalists, booksellers, book reviewers, librarians, and media professionals interested in workplace issues are invited to request Beating the Workplace Bully for review.


Bullies aren’t limited to the playground. These days, they roam our offices and can be found everywhere from break rooms to boardrooms. They don’t steal your lunch money, but they can make your work life a living hell—and even ruin your career.

Whether the bully is a boss or a coworker…whether you’re the target of manipulation, intimidation, verbal abuse, or deliberate humiliation, Beating the Workplace Bully will show you how to fight back. Filled with exercises, assessments, and real-life examples, this empowering guide helps you recognize what’s been making you a victim…and reveals how to:

Avoid typical bully traps • Remain aware and in charge • Move past your fear • Calm yourself in any confrontation • Keep your dignity intact • Build confidence • Handle sneak attacks • Strengthen your resolve • Understand the steps that your employer or supervisors can take to address the issue • Combat cyberbullying • And more

With this practical, personal coaching program in your corner, you can reclaim your power—and defeat the office bully once and for all.

LYNNE CURRY, PH.D., is President of The Growth Company, Inc., Alaska’s largest management consulting firm. An expert workplace coach, HR consultant, trainer, and mediator, she pens a weekly business column for the Alaska Dispatch News.

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