Monthly Archives: February 2014

Tell the Truth and Tell It Early

Tell the truth and tell it early. Too many employees hide issues, hoping they can figure them out before they are exposed. Big mistake. Hiding issues complicates their resolution. It adds to your stress. It hurts your credibility. When an … Continue reading

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You’re Not Helpless

You’re not helpless. One of the primary ways to overcome something you dislike at work is to speak up. Rather than hating something and griping about it–do something! Speak up! Take some responsibility for the change you seek. Most bosses … Continue reading

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Learn Away Your Stress

I’ve observed that most work stress comes from two sources: You feel trapped as if you have no options You find yourself in a situation you don’t know how to handle You’re rarely really trapped. You have options. You can … Continue reading

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You get what you expect

You get what you expect. Have you noticed how some people seem to have all the luck? They persuade people to do what they want. They get all the breaks. They even win stuff. Some people win door prizes and … Continue reading

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Master To-Do List

Another in my “Dig Your Work” series. Do you find it tough to keep track of every task you need to do? You’re not alone. Important tasks get left undone. You feel stress as you try to remember everything on … Continue reading

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Focused Hours

Are you frustrated that you can’t get your work finished because of interruptions? Just as you get in a good working zone, a coworker pops in, the phone rings, or your e-mail notifies you of one more message. I’ve read … Continue reading

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