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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.

Quiz the boss

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

I’m managing a project to improve our packaging designs. As the team leader, I got the group to agree on a package that consumers will love. But my manager never likes my ideas.
A slimy, no-good manager got promoted over me. It makes me question whether to stay.
To upgrade your persuasiveness, present your ideas in small, appealing packages.
Most conversations that last more than a minute are interrupted.
If a top executive requests a reasonable favor, such as having you attend a short conference and report on what’s said, say “yes” with enthusiasm even if you privately dread doing it.
If your peers and employees see that you act differently when you’re around the CEO, you’ll lose credibility.
Enhance your stature by helping colleagues and bosses discover what you already know.
My neighbor got a mangy old dog, Jake, from a shelter. The poor thing had been abused. Now Jake cringes whenever anyone walks in the room.
I know employees like that.