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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.
My job’s very stressful and after six months I’m starting to go crazy! What’s the easiest, least time-consuming way to reduce stress?
I keep a bowl of candy on my desk for visitors. But my boss always scoops up a handful and walks off.
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.