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Q. I moved into a new office two months ago. My company promised me all new furniture, but it hasn’t arrived yet. No one’s following up and I’m getting tired of waiting for decent furniture. I’m sick of nagging. What else can I do?
If you have employees with chronic attendance problems, you can’t rely on company policy to make things easier. Even if you follow the rules and mete out punishment fairly, it’ll still drain your energy and divert you from more important matters.
You ask an employee to set aside 30 minutes next Friday for a private
meeting. Naturally, he wonders what’s up. Don’t keep him guessing.
Q. When I have to train a new hire, I’m not very patient, so I tend to
skip over a lot of little things. What should I do?
Do not be afraid to stand out or fail
Most bosses fall into one of three types: the “general,” the “professor” or the “dreamer.”
When an employee comes to you with a problem, put it in perspective before you scurry to solve it.
You know how I tell brown-nosers from everyone else? They try so damn hard to feed me what I want to hear. It’s pathetic.
Q. I saw a co-worker steal valuable office supplies. Should I keep quiet or tell someone?
Go-getters stand out. They keep themselves visible without hogging
center stage. And they ensure that once they produce results, their
hard work isn’t forgotten.