It's hard to push user experience when you encounter resistance, especially since good UX takes time and patience... Two things for which many environments fail to make time. Most of us don't get to pick our coworkers (or bosses, or bosses' boss) any more than we get to pick our family. Here's how to deal with the ones you wouldn't pick--the sad panda, the wunderkind, the grinch, the pied piper, and the shadowy figure--and how to stop them from interfering with your good work and good intentions.
Highly caffeinated project manager who's made her name by getting things done in an industry not really known for getting things done.
UX/UI designer and creativity advocate.