Caught in an intimate situation at work or sent a mean email by mistake? Tips to fix a work crisis

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Illustration. Photographed by Moyo Studio
Illustration. Photographed by Moyo Studio
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THE CRISIS: YOUR BOSS CATCHES YOU AND YOUR COLLEAGUE MID-GROPE IN THE OFFICE.

THE SOLUTION: Even with Casual Fridays and flexible working hours, PDAs remain unacceptable in the office environment. Once you manage to tear yourselves apart, leave quickly and professionally. At a convenient time for your manager, ask to speak with them and discuss the matter at hand.

"It's better to address the issue straight away than to let it hover over you and be something to be held against you," says Adrian Fernand, founder of the social protocol website I Do Believe I Came With A Hat (idobelieveicamewithahat.com).

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