Office Management

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I keep a bowl of candy on my desk for visitors. But my boss always scoops up a handful and walks off.
You want to empower your employees. You’re just not sure how to tell who’s empowered and who isn’t.
A sales manager here often swings a bat at full speed while urging on his sales staff.

Reframe your job

by on July 1, 2001 11:30am
in Office Management

Every time my boss sees me, he dumps more work in my lap. He makes it sound like a reward for my hard work, but it’s really demotivating me.
Let’s say your employee, Jane, does a superb job spearheading a project. You’ve already praised her, but she shrugged it off.
If you’re heading into a tough negotiating session, prepare a list of side issues that merit attention.
You’ll stand out more if you consistently underpromise and overdeliver—and if your bosses grow to expect that from you.
We’ve warned you to stay away from gossip, but under the right conditions it can help you bond with co-workers and solidify your working relationships.
A manager wrote to ask us how to deal with an aggressive boss who interrupts constantly, uses foul language and loves to give quizzes that put people on the defensive.

What to say when …

by on July 1, 2001 10:30am
in Office Management

You realize while delivering a speech that you misspoke moments ago and gave wrong information.