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  • Espresso for your career

    Q. I am bored out of my mind with my job. Don't get me wrong; I'm grateful to have a job, but I've been doing the same thing for years and could do it in my sleep. How can you regain some enthusiasm for a job that you've been doing for years? A. There...
  • Burned out and can't retire? Here are some tips for a recharge

    Q. I'm 63 and have been working my whole life. I'm completely burned out but know I can't afford to retire. I'm afraid my attitude is going to start affecting the quality of my work. How can I recharge my interest in my career? A. You can recharge your...
  • When dumb is smart

    Q. I work with a very smart guy who seems to make everything complicated. We often have to explain projects to customers. How do I get him to dumb it down, so we don't lose projects, without insulting him? A. If you don't want to insult your bright...
  • Identify root of workplace problems

    Q. I'm generally overwhelmed by the number of problems I face at work every day. I've been to time management classes. I know how to prioritize. I still see no way to actually fix the mountain of issues that face me every Monday morning. Is there some way...
  • Multitask and avoid workplace ADD

    Q. I'm starting to wonder if I have ADD at work. At home I can focus fine, but I get into my office and the demand to multitask makes my brain numb. By lunch I am so overwhelmed I just sit at my desk and stare. What do you tell your executive coaching...
  • Want leverage? Stop asking 'Pretty please'

    Q. I find that I often ask repeatedly for things in the workplace without results. I follow your advice about being specific and behavioral, but it doesn't help. What am I missing? A. What you are missing is ... leverage. You are ahead of most people...
  • What do women want?

    Q. I have a female manager who is newly promoted and seems to be constantly disappointed in me. She asks me a lot of questions but doesn't give many directions. I tell her the truth when she asks me if I have time to schedule a meeting or do a project,...
  • Getting colleagues to love your ideas

    Q. I'm excellent at my job and find that my colleagues are threatened by my competency. When I make suggestions, they often tell me, "We don't do it that way around here." How do I get people to quit being upset when I point out how they could do their...
  • Dealing with silly improvement campaigns

    Q. I work part time as a receptionist for a company that uses our branch as a training ground for management. When things are going well for the current management team, why do they begin to focus on the lowest paid staff and the things they can do to...
  • Managing stupid people tricks

    Q. My organization has tripled the number of employees I supervise, and I'm exhausted with how many stupid mistakes they make. I make every effort to train them and yet they still manage to misunderstand nearly everything I say. How can I make the job...
  • Avoid the 'fight to be right' to get results

    Q. I'm an avid reader of this column and am puzzled by why you so often recommend telling coworkers they are right in an argument. I think the truth is important. I always speak my mind. Do I have to pick between making my point and being effective at...