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Borrow a sales trick: Hold a cup of warm coffee in one hand as you dial the number. It’ll soothe your jitters.
You’ve always heard that your enthusiasm is a winning trait. So you unleash your high energy, thinking it’ll enhance your image.
Announce one big change and your staff might respond enthusiastically. Announce a second one right away, and they may still accept it.

Review your lessons

by on April 1, 2001 4:00pm
in Office Management

Whenever you extract a gem of wisdom in a seminar or get a great tip from a boss or mentor, write it in a notebook with the date.
If you use e-mail to ask an employee to do something, begin by explaining why.

Chronically late?

by on April 1, 2001 4:00pm
in Office Management

Track the “transition time” it takes to segue from what you’re doing.
Criticism is hard enough to hear when you deserve it. But when you endure scalding feedback you know is unwarranted, you must speak up without sounding defensive.
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.