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Reaching for your calendar to schedule another meeting? Wait!
Like it or not, your staff looks to you for comfort during these harrowing times. They don’t expect you to calm all their fears. But they do want you to listen and serve as a shock absorber.

Make sound decisions

by on December 1, 2001 9:00am
in Office Management

If you rely solely on technology to draw conclusions, you’re asking for trouble.
During your first week on a new job, don’t instantly bond with people who go out of their way to befriend you.
Prompted by the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks, many managers have changed their organization’s policies—from new security measures to data backup procedures and disaster recovery plans.
Q Our policy grants workers five sick days per year. Should we make sure employees aren't using these days for other purposes? —T.W., Maryland
Instill collaboration, not competition, among your staff.

Don’t JED on me

by on November 1, 2001 6:30pm
in Office Management

When you’re criticized, listen and digest the message.
An employee wants to confess wrongdoing or alert you to sensitive personnel or safety matters. But before opening up, the worker asks, “Can you keep this confidential?”
You can’t plan for everything, but futurist Watts Wacker says answering these questions is key to your business.
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