Why Can't They Just Do Their Job?
By Vicki Anderson
When deadlines are pressing and everyone's
whining, when you've reminded someone of a task for the umpteenth time,
or when you've seen the usual suspects drag in late, have you ever said
in frustration, "Why can't they just do their job?" Welcome to the club!
Winning at Work: Chunk It!
By Nan Russell
Gulp, was how I felt as a young manager when my
first big project was assigned. Hire and process five hundred people to
start three weeks before opening for a new store in a remote city. It
sounded challenging and exciting and scary and overwhelming all at once
when my boss defined the parameters, budget and timeline, then asked if
I could do it.
By C. J. Hayden, MCC
A friend of mine is an IT consultant. He's been an
independent contractor for the 20-plus years I have known him, and gets
all his consulting contracts through agencies. Even when he works a year
or two for the same client, the agency takes 15-20% of what the client
is paying for his services. I once asked him why he didn't find his own
clients, and he said he didn't know where to look.
Nine Ways to Jump Start Your
By Jeff Davidson, MBA, CMC
people follow the same routine day in and
day out, it can be easy to get caught in a
rut. To avoid this trap, it is essential to
shake up your routine every now and then.
Here are nine ways you can jump start your