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Wailin interviews Alison Green, the advice columnist whose Ask A Manager column offers friendly and practical guidance for all kinds of workplace dilemmas, from "How do I ask for a raise?" to "How can I get out of eating lunch with coworkers?" Alison talks about memorable letters, her community of commenters, and seeking advice from fellow advice columnists. Wailin also shares a story about a particularly horrible day at work where she could have used Alison's help.

Show Notes

Alison's new book, Ask A Manager

Ask A Manager's Twitter

Ask A Manager podcast

Alison's crossover episode on the Captain Awkward podcast

How can I recover from being embarrassingly drunk at a work event?

My employee sent a memo to management about ghosts in the building

An employee is putting magical curses on her coworkers

I ghosted my ex, and she's about to be my new boss

Update on the ghosting ex

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A podcast by Basecamp about the better way to work and run your business. We bring you stories and unconventional wisdom from Basecamp’s co-founders and other business owners.