Nobody wants or looks forward to being let go; most people don’t even expect when it is coming. But if it happens to you, it is very important and beneficial if you can exit with grace. This is very difficult as most often there are a lot of powerful emotions associated with being terminated. People often feel compelled to react … Continue reading
Suppose a chronically late co-worker asks you to keep their tardiness a secret. Should you? What if a customer asks for a special discount that they did not qualify for? Do you give it to them? Imagine your boss encourages you to “fudge” on a company expense report. Can you?
hese scenarios represent ethical dilemmas that employees face frequently in … Continue reading
Why is it that some managers seem to soar while others barely get off the ground? The business world is full of success stories, hundreds of managers no more capable than yourself, getting extraordinary things done. So why not you?
There are many qualities that distinguish great managers from mediocre ones. But to be a really successful manager, you must … Continue reading
To learn how to constructively criticize an employee’s job performance involves the skills of tact, understanding and patience. As a manager, you must adopt ways to both boost morale and to solve the problem.
If someone on your staff is having trouble setting priorities, meeting deadlines or accomplishing tasks, chances are that he or she is aware of the problem. … Continue reading
Personal or group networking is one of the best ways to promote yourself and your company. For many, it can be a fear-provoking experience, as walking into a room full of strangers can seem intimidating. Take comfort in the knowledge that many other networkers also share this fear.
Many times part of the fear surrounding networking involves letting your imagination … Continue reading