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Before you sign a contract with a vendor or supplier, draft a separate “expectation management” sheet. Identify what you expect in exchange for your payment, such as calls returned within four hours, strict adherence to deadlines and quarterly quality reviews. Both parties should sign this sheet and commit to fulfilling these expectations.
Do some of your employees require more "managing” than others? Do some enjoy pushing the limits, while others seem totally clueless about the problems they cause? From emotional drama queens to lazy slackers, all of these aggravating folks can be considered "Challenging Employees” — people who consume an inordinate amount of your time and energy, but are not really bad enough to fire....Click here to find out more.