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Game Plan: That Time I Burned a Bridge


You spend more time at your job than anywhere else. Hosts Rebecca Greenfield and Francesca Levy take a close look at the way we live our lives at work -- our frustrations, dilemmas, habits, and anything else that happens in the office.

Just about everyone has fantasized about quitting a job in grand style -- telling off a boss, for example, or tearing up a work nemesis’s cubicle. Mostly, we hold the urge in check because we don’t want to offend people from whom we might need stuff in the future. This week, Francesca and Rebecca tell a tale of bridge-burning that took place close to home. At a previous job, Rebecca very publicly insulted someone who later became an important figure in her work life. Did it hurt her career? She confronts the very man she insulted: This week’s guest, Bloomberg’s own Joe Weisenthal.

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