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Jerks at Work by Tessa West
Jan 18, 2022 | ISBN 9780593192306

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“Most of your happiness at work is based on personal relationships. Being able to manage those relationships when things get difficult is key to your success at work—and in life. Jerks at Work is a practical and engaging set of tools. Buy it.”—Scott Galloway, author of The Four
Jerks at Work is a breezy and fun read for anyone who wants happier and healthier relationships at work. Tessa West puts a name to the types of jerks that can make your work life miserable, while also giving practical advice for how to spot them and how to disarm them. This a book you will refer back to again and again.”—Annie Duke, author of How to Decide
“West’s simultaneously humorous and no-nonsense approach to collegiality is broadly applicable. Leaders and workers alike will find in West an astute and personable guide.”Publisher’s Weekly

“You never know when a jerk is going to get in the way of your success, but with Jerks at Work you can finally protect yourself. This book is career insurance!” —Vanessa Van Edwards, author of Captivate
“This book provides the key to working smarter, better, and happier, no matter who you’re working with.”—Nir Eyal, author of Hooked and Indistractable

“Tessa West combines easy-to-apply tips with relatable, funny, and shocking stories that will have you taking notes. Anyone regardless of industry or level will benefit from Jerks at Work.”—Jonah Berger, author of Contagious and The Catalyst
“Reading Jerks at Work is like listening to a real person who is smart, warm, and funny, and who I’d like to have a glass of wine with. That’s unusual for any business or self-help author to achieve—from a scientist it’s practically a miracle. This book basically has it all. I’m going to make it mandatory reading for everyone on my team. We all need this book.”—Heidi Grant, PhD, author of Nine Things Successful People Do Differently, No One Understands You and What to Do About It, and Reinforcements
“Step back and rejoice, because Tessa West has done something rare and incredible with Jerks at Work. She has condensed and translated incredible insights from her experience as a psychologist, along with decades of relevant research, to create a fun, funny, and functional handbook for how to use science to make your job suck less whether behind your desk, in a conference room, or working from home.”—Dave McRaney, author of You’re Not So Smart
Funny and sharp, with great stories and wise and scientifically grounded advice, Jerks at Work is a life-saver for anyone who has to deal with difficult people at work—which includes just about everyone!”—Paul Bloom, Professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto and author of The Sweet Spot

“Tessa West is a star in the field of social psychology. She’s a stellar thinker, writer, and speaker, and D*cks at Work is poised to be a hit. We’ve all encountered a kiss-up-kick-down coworker, a micromanaging boss, or a workplace liar, and West explains what makes them tick, and how to prevent them from making the majority of our waking lives a nightmare.”—Adam Alter, Professor at New York University Stern School of Business and author of Drunk Tank Pink and Irresistible

“It’s hard to believe that a book so insightful about how we can flourish at work is also this funny and raw.”—Eli J. Finkel, Professor of Psychology at Northwestern University and author of The All-Or-Nothing Marriage

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