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When I screw up, which isn’t often, the worst part comes later.
Try saying, “I’m not much of an expert in this.”

Take private notes

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

Take private notes when you lead meetings, rather than writing comments on a flip chart.
The motivational tools you use with most workers, such as handing out baseball caps with the company’s logo, won’t work with most info technology (IT) people.
Tell temps how you’ll measure their success—in qualitative and quantitative terms—so they understand your basis for evaluation.
The tall poppy effect—when a showy flower with a little too much height gets lopped off—applies to know-it-all managers who upstage the boss.
Treat your older employees with kid gloves in this sluggish economy. Reason: Your competitors want them.
An angry employee complains that he never gets the best assignments.
Jane Foster had a tough decision: Follow the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or follow her boss's orders. She went with the ADA and got fired. But a court has ruled ...
A sales manager here often swings a bat at full speed while urging on his sales staff.