Kick the habits that are annoying to your boss and to your significant other.
- One way to differentiate yourself from the pack…when you're reaching for a promotion is to be courteous.…You know courtesy goes beyond simply saying good morning…and not eating your coworkers food out of the fridge…but those are both good things.…There are also a few more things…you can focus on to be courteous.…First be on time.…You know whether it's an employee,…your boss, a customer or your peer…you really want to be on time.…It might feel like being five minutes late…to a WebEx is no big deal,…but to the person who raced to their desk to be on time…it feels like a lot longer.…
Do this, sit and stare at your computer…for five full minutes.…Or listen to conference call music on hold…for five full minutes.…Yeah if someone's waiting for you it's endless…and guess what they're not sitting there…pondering over your best qualities while they wait.…You know accidents happen…and sometimes you can't avoid being late.…
If it does just send a quick email or a text…to let the other person know.…It can keep them from stewing over your tardiness.…
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- List three good reasons to step down from a position.
- Name three behaviors that will help you get promoted.
- Explain how to demonstrate active listening.
- Recall an effective way to demonstrate leadership and promotability when speaking with subordinates.
- Identify a common mistake many people make when communicating with their boss.
- Determine the best way to formally ask for a promotion.