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Office Management

Who’s there to organize the office organizer? Business Management Daily helps admins with dealing with bosses, records retention, and other key tasks.

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You can’t watch home-based employees at work, but at least you can ask for a summary of what they’re doing.
Some staffers will try to persuade you by saying “I’ve been through this before” or “Trust me, I know how this works.”
You know you’re supposed to acknowledge superior performance, so you dole out rewards such as gift certificates or cash bonuses.
Some people love to pick apart whatever you say. Rather than cooperate, they raise objections or challenges.
Most conversations that last more than a minute are interrupted.
If a top executive requests a reasonable favor, such as having you attend a short conference and report on what’s said, say “yes” with enthusiasm even if you privately dread doing it.
If your peers and employees see that you act differently when you’re around the CEO, you’ll lose credibility.
Enhance your stature by helping colleagues and bosses discover what you already know.
My neighbor got a mangy old dog, Jake, from a shelter. The poor thing had been abused. Now Jake cringes whenever anyone walks in the room.
I know employees like that.
Sell higher-ups on your brilliant ideas and you’ll join them in the senior ranks soon enough.