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How to Stick Up for Yourself When a Peer Bosses You Around

When egos come into play, it’s important to tread lightly

Illustration: Momo

Jessica Powell, the former Google vice president who wrote The Big Disruption and told you how to quit your job, is here to answer your common but tricky work questions. Check back every other week for more management advice with a tech inflection.

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Jessica Powell

Jessica Powell

Technophile, technophobe. Music software start-up founder. Former Google VP. Author, The Big Disruption. Fan of shochu, chocolate, and the absurd.

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