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  • 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...
  • Choose power, not pity

    Q. The past year has been nothing but drama. There has been a huge amount of turnover, unexpected changes, and demanding projects. Everyone in the company is constantly making things worse by complaining about how unfair it all is. Is there a way to get...
  • Secrets to succeeding at New Year's resolutions

    Q. Seems like January is always a good time to evaluate my habits and attempt to set up better goals. I'd like to work on everything from keeping my desk cleaner to not saying snarky things in meetings. Seems by February every year, all my good intentions...
  • 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...
  • Flying off handle won't create change

    Q. I am one that flies off the handle and there is a big reason I do. I'm interrupted so much that when I am trying to speak, if someone doesn't interrupt me, I actually stutter. I've spoken up and it still happens. Any suggestions? I'm starting to hate...
  • Don't fall for fantasy in the workplace

    Q. My team and my manager work with a charismatic supervisor who is always telling lies about what he's going to do for our company. My team and manager hang on every word he says, make excuses for why he doesn't deliver, and then look forward to his next...