Office Management

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If you wish to convey a series of unrelated but critically important points, ideas or to-do items, don’t bunch them together in one memo or e-mail.
You want your employees to operate at peak productivity. But between their griping and dallying, you wind up settling for a halfhearted effort.

Just say yes to boss

by on October 1, 2001 5:30pm
in Office Management

Here’s the conventional wisdom: Never conceal your deficiencies from your boss. Admit what you don’t know. Say, “I’ll need help with that.”
When a co-worker or employee does a favor for you, write a thank-you note. In just two or three sentences, express how much you admire the effort and convey your appreciation.
One of the worst mistakes of hungry managers is to tackle huge initiatives that get bogged down and never produce results. Our advice: Think small.
Keep setbacks in perspective.

Proofread in spurts

by on October 1, 2001 10:00am
in Office Management

If you’re reviewing a long document, limit your proofreading to about 10 minutes at a time.
An acquaintance refers to your boss as a pillar of integrity, although you suspect he may ‘cook the books.’
When workers lose their composure, they often rail against their colleagues or the company.
To get ahead, ask your bosses, “What do you see as the three most important skills for my position?”