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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
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.
Let’s say your employee, Jane, does a superb job spearheading a project. You’ve already praised her, but she shrugged it off.
If you’re heading into a tough negotiating session, prepare a list of side issues that merit attention.
You’ll stand out more if you consistently underpromise and overdeliver—and if your bosses grow to expect that from you.
You realize while delivering a speech that you misspoke moments ago and gave wrong information.
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
If you’re in a rut, the last thing you need is to hang around naysayers.
One of the first things Marty Baron did upon becoming executive editor of The Miami Herald was eliminate lengthy daily and monthly meetings for department heads.