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Crystal Spraggins
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I recently watched Whiplash, starring Miles Teller (as young jazz drummer Andrew) and J.K. Simmons (as Fletcher), and it occurred to me that Fletcher—a bullying, narcissist, manipulative music instructor—is a straight-up psyc...
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Portrait of a Corporate Psychopath: How J.K. Simmons Nailed It in Whiplash
Last week I watched Whiplash , starring Miles Teller (as
young jazz drummer Andrew) and J.K. Simmons (as Fletcher), and it occurred to
me that Fletcher—a bullying, narcissist, manipulative music instructor—is a
straight-up psychopath. I read a bunch of
revi...
Last week I watched Whiplash, starring Miles Teller (as young jazz drummer Andrew) and J.K. Simmons (as Fletcher), and it occurred to me that Fletcher—a bullying, narcissist, manipulative music instructor—is a straight-up psy...
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It wouldn’t be entirely off track to conclude we humans are a rude bunch of shut your mouths. Go to any career-related website or job board, and you’ll read complaint after complaint about rude recruiters and heartless HR ...
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By most people's standards, Kelvin Cochran isn’t having a good week.   This past Tuesday, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced Cochran had been relieved of his duties as Fire Chief. It seems the Mayor was concerned Cochran's pe...
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Atlanta Fire Chief Axed for Calling Homosexuality a Sin
By most reports, Kelvin
Cochran isn’t having a good week. This past Tuesday,
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced Cochran
had been relieved of his duties as Fire Chief. It seems the Mayor was concerned Cochran's personal
beliefs about homosexuality would inte...
By most reports, Kelvin Cochran isn’t having a good week. This past Tuesday, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced Cochran had been relieved of his duties as Fire Chief. It seems the Mayor was concerned Cochran's personal ...
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A friend and I were talking the other day about emotional abuse in the workplace. Both she and I have witnessed and experienced it, so we know it’s real. However, plenty of people think we’re both nuts (and drama queens). ...
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Loved this movie!
Last week I watched Whiplash, starring Miles Teller (as young jazz drummer Andrew) and J.K. Simmons (as Fletcher), and it occurred to me that Fletcher—a bullying, narcissist, manipulative music instructor—is a straight-up psy...
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It wouldn’t be entirely off track to conclude we humans are a rude bunch of shut your mouths. Go to any career-related website or job board, and you’ll read complaint after complaint about rude recruiters and heartless HR ...
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When Politeness Fails
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wouldn’t be entirely off track to conclude we humans are a rude bunch of shut your mouths. Go to any career-related website
or job board, and you’ll read complaint after complaint about rude recruiters
and heartless HR managers. And each year, incivility...
It wouldn’t be entirely off track to conclude we humans are a rude bunch of shut your mouths. Go to any career-related website or job board, and you’ll read complaint after complaint about rude recruiters and heartless HR ...
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Atlanta Fire Chief Axed for Calling Homosexuality a Sin
By most people's standards, Kelvin Cochran isn’t having a good week.   This past Tuesday, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced Cochran had been relieved of his duties as Fire Chief. It seems the Mayor was concerned Cochran's personal beliefs about homosexuali...
By most people's standards, Kelvin Cochran isn’t having a good week.   This past Tuesday, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced Cochran had been relieved of his duties as Fire Chief. It seems the Mayor was concerned Cochran's pe...
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He called it more than just sin.

But then I expect Christians to be liars these days.
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17 Reasons I Can’t Save You from Being Abused by Your Corporate Narcissist
A friend and I were talking the other day about emotional abuse in the workplace. Both she and I have witnessed and experienced it, so we know it’s real. However, plenty of people think we’re both nuts (and drama queens). ...
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Welcome to my blog! I'm a freelance writer and HR professional living and working in the City of Brotherly Love. This blog is both a personal and professional expression of who I am, which is a wife, mother, daughter, friend, and sister with an avid interest in human nature and the human condition.
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  • University of Pennsylvania
    BA, English Literature
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