Just added for Tuesday, May 22–join us for a special Big Ideas Night with New York Magazine’s “Ask a Boss” columnist Alison Green as she discusses her new book, ASK A MANAGER: How to Navigate Clueless Colleagues, Lunch-Stealing Bosses, and the Rest of Your Life at Work with Lizzie O’Leary, host of “Marketplace Weekend,” and answers your questions about sticky office situations!
“A must-read for anyone who works.”— (Starred) Booklist
“Clear and concise in its advice, and expansive in its scope, ASK A MANAGER is the book I wish I’d had in my desk drawer when I was starting out (or even, let’s be honest, fifteen years in). Alison Green’s pragmatic approach to solving workplace dilemmas—from taking criticism to dishing it out—will make you not only a better, happier employee, it will help you tolerate less-than-perfect managers and put you well on your way to having their job someday…and doing it better.”
—Sarah Knight, New York Times bestselling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck, Get Your Sh*t Together, and You Do You
Random House’s Big Ideas Night series—held at the publisher’s flagship offices in Manhattan—is a forum for thought-provoking conversations with writers on the topics of politics, world affairs, technology, philanthropy, and more. These focused dialogues offer exclusive access for guests to dive deeper into a recently released book with fellow readers, and to network and engage directly with the innovators behind it.
New York, NY 10019
Location Big Ideas Night is held at Random House, located near Columbus Circle in Manhattan. The address for Random House is 1745 Broadway between W 55th and 56th Streets, New York, NY 10019. Random House is near the A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, N, Q and R trains at 7th Avenue/57th Street; B, D and E trains at 7th Avenue/53rd Street and 1, A , B, C, and D trains at 59th Street/Columbus Circle.
How do I reserve my seat? Seating is general admission on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the event start time.
Where can I contact Random House with any questions? For questions or suggestions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For information regarding a press pass, please contact Sally Marvin at Random House at 212-572-2143 or email@example.com.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No, there is no need to bring a printed ticket to the event. Your name will be on the guest list.
What is the refund policy? Refunds will be granted until Friday, May 18 at 6:30pm EST. After that time, tickets will be non-exchangeable, non-refundable and non-transferable. To obtain a refund, please request one through Eventbrite or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Refund requests will be processed within 48 hours.
Is my ticket transferrable? No, unfortunately your ticket is non-transferable.
For more information on this Big Ideas Night and other upcoming Random House special events, please visit http://www.randomhousebooks.com/events/.
ALISON GREEN runs the Ask a Manager blog, where she answers readers’ questions daily on office and management issues. She also writes the workplace advice column Ask a Boss for New York magazine’s The Cut, and is the co-author of Managing to Change the World: The Nonprofit Manager’s Guide to Getting Resultsand the former chief of staff of a successful nonprofit organization, where she oversaw day-to-day staff management.