• LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google+

Office Management

Who’s there to organize the office organizer? Business Management Daily helps admins with dealing with bosses, records retention, and other key tasks.

We provide thousands of articles to help admins and office management staff through better meeting management, improved time management, and much more.

Page 251 of 256« First...102030250251252...Last »

Called on the carpet?

by on September 1, 1997 3:30pm
in Office Management

Don’t lose confidence or question your abilities.

Managing a micromanager

by on September 1, 1997 3:30pm
in Office Management

I’m a VP at a small firm. The president and COO is a micromanager. But it is not that he micromanages me—he triangulates (i.e., he goes to others below me, my direct subordinates) and has them do things for him.
I am a technical assistant. My supervisor misunderstood the tone of an e-mail I sent her, where I was questioning a decision she made. She became very angry.
I need to get something off my chest. Just because I control a company doesn’t make me some evil corporate monster.

Question your boss

by on September 1, 1997 3:00pm
in Office Management

If your manager acts in a way that is offensive or upsetting to you, don’t adopt an accusatory or self-righteous tone.

Confirm in writing

by on September 1, 1997 3:00pm
in Office Management

Whenever you make a verbal commitment to your boss or a co-worker, confirm it in writing.

What to say when …

by on September 1, 1997 3:00pm
in Office Management

Your boss criticizes you for someone else’s mistake.
When you make a mistake on a high-visibility project, take responsibility.

Be a driver

by on September 1, 1997 3:00pm
in Office Management

There are three kinds of people within an organization: avoiders, plodders and drivers.
When you greet visitors—such as key customers or vendors—escort them from the reception area to your office, introducing them to your colleagues along the way.
Page 251 of 256« First...102030250251252...Last »