The golden management tip of the dya hinges on the abuse of such expresisons by lots of people.
Today’s golden Management Tip from HRB gives content to some of the empty statements you read around about cultural differences. For example, did you know that:
- several cultures do not make questions publicly after a meeting?
- You can say yes by shakig your hands in Bulgaria and nodding in the US?
The golden management tip of the day on how to manage chatty colleagues and those being cut out from a meeting:
- to avoid monologue, make clear upfront that you would want everyone to intervene and contribute;
- if you’re interrupted, shoot a “(..)I wasn’t quite finished. I’d like to complete my comment, and then I’d love to hear your thoughts (..)”
Management tip of the day: reading is not remembering.
To solve memory fatigue and efforts you can:
1- gett deeper into a topic for a longer time span, in order to get further familiar therwith;
2- take time to re-consider what you have just read. Think of titles, purpose and outcome;
3- take a break from reading; too much consuming may not be always efficient.
Management tip of the day: bring a coworker to help expanding your range of aproachable people, sharing information and facilitate a conversation.
Management tip: avoid blue lights, lots of thinking before heading to bed. Aim instead for a walk, listening to music or washing dishes.
Interesting management tip of the day from HRB: when planning your holiday, do not go to the same usual place you know but try something new. Research demonstrates that experience discomfort and learning how to handle it renders people more open towards novelties (circumstances, people and experiences) and ultimately with colleagues and clients.
Experiencing other cultures, having international friendships as well as studying languages are all linked to unconventional problem solving skills.
In case of nasty e-mail, better off to talk to your colleague in person. Stay calm and avoid judgements.
15-minutes slots of silence and solitude are some of the best countermeasures to fight long days of work and strong focus.
We’ll be eventually all replaced by younger peers. Best approaches would be to soak up on their fresh knowledge and avoid the “back in my days” statements, which may further you even more.