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  • Want brilliant employees? Hire an intern

    Q. I am in charge of bringing entry-level employees into my company. Our turnover is a thing of wonder. Is there any way to do a better job screening before I make a commitment to hire and end up disappointed? Watching new employees come and go is...
  • How not to unwittingly start workplace gender war

    Q. I am a guy in a field with a lot of executive women as my peers. I've noticed women and men really do seem to come from different planets. Are there any general tools women and men use so our differences don't become a battle ground? A. Yes, women and...
  • Getting results in workplace often means forgoing validation

    Q. I've noticed I spend most of my workday trying to get others to see my point of view. I've also noticed that the more accurate I am, the more people get upset and argue about what I am saying. I'm exhausted! Is there a better approach to getting...
  • Integrity isn't a situational quality; it's a character trait

    Q. I am completely sick of dealing with unreliable people in my workplace. I'd say 80 percent of the people I deal with break promises, are late, or simply don't show up for absolutely no good reason. Is there any way to figure out before I am counting on...
  • If you want power, try a little powerlessness

    Q. I have some peers in my workplace that drive me crazy. They expect my employees to help them with their projects, tell me what to do, and make promises to customers my team needs to deliver. No matter what I say, they don't stop. I go to work every day...
  • Body language is much more eloquent than words

    Q. Over the last year, I have been repeatedly surprised by the hidden agendas of my boss, coworkers and clients. They say one thing and then do another. I do listen carefully to what people say. How can I figure out what is really going on without being...
  • Managing a micromanager

    Q. My boss is a micromanager. He needs to control every single detail of any project I am working on, and then he hovers as I work. I'm starting to hide in our conference room to get privacy. How do I get him to trust my skills? A. You get your boss to...
  • Being ignored? Speak up!

    Q. I work as a traveling teacher spread throughout several districts. My office is in a building where I attend weekly morning meetings. The group that is part of these meetings has frequent lunches that I'm never invited to. Should I even say something...
  • Just say no to hiring personality problems

    Q. I recently hired a guy who is very smart, but I knew he was really self-absorbed and entitled. I thought his resume and skill set would be worth his demanding attitude. I'm finding that he is pawning projects off on coworkers, lying to me about what he...
  • Build buzz for future goals

    Q. I like to live each day at a time. I'm pretty laid back and like to be spontaneous, but I'm in my late 30s and my career is not thriving. How can I start getting the promotions and the salary I want? A. If you want to move up a corporate food chain,...
  • End the gravy train for 'special' employee

    Q. I have an employee on my team who is charming and always trying to get me to give him extra goodies. He wants extra time with me, special treatment or for me to bend the rules for him. I'm exhausted trying to manage him. How do I let him know his gravy...
  • Effective managers deliver bad news with right words

    Q. I've been a manager for 15 years and am puzzled at how badly my employees take negative feedback. I attempt to diplomatically tell them when they are not team players or are rude or inappropriate, but they always end up offended. How do I deliver bad...