Office Management

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You give a great speech, only to fall apart during the Q&A. Unscripted interplay may cause you to stutter, misspeak and repeat yourself.
In the first few minutes of a meeting, everyone’s attentive. But as tough issues arise, participants might bicker, form cliques and ignore the facilitator.
To protect employee exemptions from overtime, make sure your sick leave policy defines which classifications would not be subject to pay deductions. In 1997, the U.S. Supreme Court said employees ...

Silence a nagging boss

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

My boss constantly pesters me. He calls or visits my office every few hours, asking, “Is it done yet?” That distracts me and slows me down. How can I shut him up?
One of my employees is hypercompetitive. He can’t stand to lose, even if it’s coming in second in a company-wide contest.

Overcome mountains of work

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

Some mornings, I walk into my office and get overwhelmed at how much work I have. I don’t know where to start, and I become immobilized.
I’ve got a great employee with one flaw. She mumbles on the phone.
A co-worker stabs you in the back. Now it’s your turn, right?

Solve vexing problems

by on September 1, 2001 9:30am
in Office Management

Whether you’re helping an employee tackle a tough problem or you’re battling with one yourself, use this process to arrive at a sound solution.
Prepare minutes of a meeting soon after it ends so that attendees receive them within 24 hours.