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.
Let’s say your employee, Jane, does a superb job spearheading a project. You’ve already praised her, but she shrugged it off.
You’ll stand out more if you consistently underpromise and overdeliver—and if your bosses grow to expect that from you.
If you’re heading into a tough negotiating session, prepare a list of side issues that merit attention.
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.
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.
Want to gauge the commitment of your top managers? Ask them to e-mail you within a week the three most important steps you can take to improve the unit’s performance and the three things each of them can do.
You hate to get trapped listening to a complainer. But saying “Stop whining” or “There’s nothing I can do about it” will only make things worse.
If you’re in a rut, the last thing you need is to hang around naysayers.

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.