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If you lack surface area to work in your office, you might think the problem is lack of space.
Most employees don’t quit out of the blue. They exhibit warning signs. The question is whether you’ll notice before it’s too late.
In our lunchroom, the topic of layoffs comes up a lot.
If a new CEO or senior executive takes over and vows to “shake things up,” don’t fret. While it’s wise to plan for upheaval by quietly job-hunting, also use the internal turmoil to your advantage.
You marvel at how some folks can do three things at once without skipping a beat. Their secret? They combine discipline and desire.

Contradict gently

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

If an exec misstates a fact, correct the record gracefully.
Before you fork over the money, commit to a timetable for implementing what you’re about to learn.
Borrow a sales trick: Hold a cup of warm coffee in one hand as you dial the number. It’ll soothe your jitters.
You’ve always heard that your enthusiasm is a winning trait. So you unleash your high energy, thinking it’ll enhance your image.
A co-worker makes yet another condescending comment about you.