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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.

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Keep a pad handy

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

Always keep a pocket-size note pad nearby, even when you’re on the go.

Opinions that count

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

When asked for your opinion, don’t ramble. Instead, summarize your view in one sentence.
Ron, a new supervisor, concluded that Sam was a terrible employee. Unable to fire Sam—a well-liked worker with more than 25 years at the firm—Ron felt stuck.
In theory, beepers, cellular phones and laptops with modems help you stay in touch with your customers and coworkers.
One of the most common mistakes that new managers make involves how they coach their staff.
Even if a co-worker says he’s absolutely positive that he’s right, don’t accept such assurances blindly.
Here’s a smart way to get ahead: Champion the cause of a hardworking, unheralded support staffer.
Like successful politicians, hard-charging managers curry favor by maintaining good relations with each of their constituencies.
Sometimes bosses are seen as power-hungry monsters.
When you learn that a co-worker’s leaving your organization, don’t just shake hands and wish them well. Take them to lunch.

So, what do you do?

by on October 1, 1997 11:00am
in Office Management

Practice answering this question in a succinct, knowledgeable manner.
Products and services that add value get our attention

Contain runaway envy

by on October 1, 1997 11:00am
in Office Management

Admit it—you get jealous sometimes. You see a co-worker who possesses a strength you lack, and you wish you had the same ability.

No more procrastinating

by on October 1, 1997 10:30am
in Office Management

Tempted to put off unpleasant work? Don’t allow yourself that luxury.

What to say when …

by on October 1, 1997 10:30am
in Office Management

Your boss plays ‘amnesia’ and claims ignorance of a past instruction.
Employers must ask new hires for documents verifying their employment eligibility.
When working at a computer, you only blink one-third as often as you do pursuing other activities.
Leading a team meeting? The worst way to start off is to ask everyone to introduce themselves and include their titles.
The number of employees who work from home is fast approaching the number of home-based self-employed.
You already know not to judge people based on their accent, skin color, gender and so on.
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