Office Management

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Dishing out orders will backfire if employees tire of your bossiness.
Describe peers by their actions, not labels.
Avoid predictable jokes or anecdotes.

Skip a break

by on March 1, 2001 9:30am
in Office Management

Skip a break when leading a meeting.
You blundered. Now you want to apologize for, say, forgetting to do what you promised. Don’t overdo it.
To draw out your team’s ideas and opinions, bring up a controversial proposal and list its pros and cons.

Make peace with fighters

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

Some folks love to fight. Their normal mode of conversation is to argue. If you’re dealing with a combative co-worker, rise above it.

Keep your ego in check

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

You’re nice enough. But why do colleagues seem to avoid you in the cafeteria or “forget” to invite you to parties?

Just play along

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

We have weekly staff meetings during which the boss plays silly games.
Whenever the president visits our department, my colleague, Stan, corners him and monopolizes his time.