Office Management

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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.
Just because you’re having a bad day, that doesn’t mean it’s OK to say to employees, “Do it right the first time.”
Announce one big change and your staff might respond enthusiastically. Announce a second one right away, and they may still accept it.

Review your lessons

by on April 1, 2001 4:00pm
in Office Management

Whenever you extract a gem of wisdom in a seminar or get a great tip from a boss or mentor, write it in a notebook with the date.
If you use e-mail to ask an employee to do something, begin by explaining why.

Chronically late?

by on April 1, 2001 4:00pm
in Office Management

Track the “transition time” it takes to segue from what you’re doing.
Criticism is hard enough to hear when you deserve it. But when you endure scalding feedback you know is unwarranted, you must speak up without sounding defensive.
Some people love to pick apart whatever you say. Rather than cooperate, they raise objections or challenges.

Sell, sell, sell!

by on April 1, 2001 8:30am
in Office Management

Our CEO asked all employees to bring in more business. We’re supposed to turn our friends and family into customers.