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You’ve earned a promotion or joined a new employer. In your first week, you notice that your peers and bosses don’t head home until after 6 p.m., an hour later than in your old job.
We all have to work with people we don’t like. While some of us grin and bear it, others implode, seethe or turn caustic.
When you discover an employee made a mistake, don’t blow up just because it’s particularly costly.
You gather a group to brainstorm, swap notes and solve problems. You want them to open up.
You want your team to pounce on a project, take risks and make bold moves. But most teammates prefer to sit back, wait for others to take charge and then say “I told you so” when things go wrong.
It appears someone in the office is sabotaging the work of one of my telecommuting employees.
Two employees threaten to come to blows over a disagreement. Don’t jump in and rule on who’s right.
Forget the stale advice of writing a to-do list based on high-to-low priorities. You’ll wind up getting ensnared in the first few items and never progressing.

Focus on what counts

by on March 1, 2001 11:00am
in Office Management

I have an employee who procrastinates with every assignment. Then he rushes to finish. It drives me crazy because I’m never sure he’ll get it done.
I’m supposed to train my replacement to do some technical aspects of my job. I try to be patient, but this person just doesn’t get it.