"A terrific new book about office politics . . . it's a must-read!" -- Fortune Magazine,online careers column, August 2005
"Fresh, thoughtful, and provocative . . .McIntyre has written one of the best guidebooks to date on this subject for career-oriented professionals." -- The Albuquerque Tribune, October 2005
"Practical advice and self-assessment questions and surveys make the book a gem. . . . It's a keeper!" -- Gwinnett Business Journal (Atlanta, GA), September, 2005
"Thorough and thoughtful, [the author] is no Pollyanna and has a realistic understanding of how things really work and why." -- The Miami Herald, August 6, 2005
"[Helps people] focus on actions that will move them towards their goals and gain leverage within the organization." -- Atlanta Business Chronicle, January, 2006
Teaches readers how to size up the political climate . . . and deal with quirky bosses and co-workers who are downright difficult. -- New York Post (online), November 2005
About the Author
Marie G. McIntyre, Ph.D. operates a career coaching business in Atlanta, GA, and the website YourOfficeCoach.com . She is the author of two books - Secrets to Winning at Office Politics and The Management Team Handbook - and writes a newspaper column, Your Office Coach, for the McClatchy-Tribune News Service. Her column appears in papers throughout the United States and Canada.
Marie's advice is frequently quoted in print and online publications, including Fortune, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, CNN International, Money, Canadian Business, The Street, Men's Health, LifetimeTV.com, and many others. She conducts national webinars for Business Management Daily, Business 21, and other business resource companies.
In her business, Marie focuses on career coaching, leadership development, conflict resolution, and teambuilding. Through phone coaching sessions and email, she works with clients from throughout the United States and many parts of the world. She has taught classes and leadership workshops at Georgia State University, Emory University, and the University of Georgia.
Marie previously held management positions in both business and government, including Director of Human Resources in a Fortune 500 company. She has more than twenty years' experience in management, leadership development, and career coaching.