The HBR Management tip of the day shows how urn-out is not an individual problem but easily a collective culture one.
In orderto tackle it and solve, you should see where employees spend most of their time, which part of their job can be saved.
What about meeting-free days or new work-flows?
The managemetn tip of the day revolves around the need to get a feedback from everyone after a meeting. So:
- make sure the right people are attending
- make sure you asked everyone for their feedback
Brilliang management tip of the day: prior to a difficult conversation you should get rid of negative feeings (anxiety, stress, anger and so forth).
Look at it this way: you are not saying no, but you are finding a valid alternative.
You are not going to share a negative feedback, but you are finding a constructive way to increase performance.
The managemetn tip of the day suggest people to sort decisions to be taken in different caterogies, according to the time required, impact/extent and potential consequences.
What HRB suggests is: “strategical” (long-term, more time-consuming), “significant” (tailored per each case) and quick (not complex and delegable).
The managemetn tip of the day revolves on the importance of strengthening engagements after a meeting. Some tips may be:
- ask each people if their burden of engagement looks unreasonable.
- appoint someone to follow-up on the developments
- then set a percentage of expected completion without exceeding in strictness.
The management tip of the day on how to cope with teh deceivance of busting him/her lying. Rule #1 Cool down. Rule #2 cool down and think twice. Rule #3 Think twice and try to look for confirmations/denials of your assumptions.
The managemetn tip of the day: an undecisive manager should be addressed with these tricks:
- act as a safe help for your manager,
- help your manager see both pros and cons of each option,
- ask sharp questions and provide determinant data,
- offer your own opinion
- as a last resort, offer to take the decision and follow-up on it.
Nevertheless, do not just rely on an indecisive manager to find a good mentor.
The management tip of the day revolves around the importance of silence (which speaks volume to the usefulness of open-space settings nowadays).
Silence “restores the nervous system, helps us sustain our energy, and conditions our minds to be more adaptive and responsive”, so close your door, silence your phone.
The management tip of today revolves on (not) replying right away to clients’ e-mails.
For sure, it can tarnish your productivity and focus. If you are afraid your customers may feel ignored, you can always set up an auto-reply message.
The Managemetn tip of the day: once you receive a performance review that you disagree on, the basic trick is to cool down and sleep it on.
Ask your boss for some time after a few days and think twice about the feedback.