My boss asked me to complete the report ASAP. So, I did. I completed it after I finished the other five things I was working on. When I emailed the report to my boss, she asked me. “Wow! What took so long??” There are two things wrong with that exchange of words. One, I was
It was a tough conversation to have with my boss. I told her that I didn’t feel my talents were being used in the best way and that I had more to give, more to contribute to the team. I gave examples of how I could do more and grow my skills. She nodded her
Leaving parts out. Withholding information. False statements. Stretching the truth. Hiding details. Misrepresentation. Spin-doctoring. You may not mean to communicate distrust, but are you doing it by accident? Your communication gives all sorts of clues. If you want to express sincerity and build trust do this with your communication: KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF YOUR NOSE.
Tom came to work on time. Showed up to meetings. Did his work. Met deadlines. Took his breaks. He was dependable. Predictable. Shut his computer down with 5 minutes to spare. Left work on time, not a minute later. Didn’t create trouble. Kept his ideas to himself. Then he quit. Have you worked with someone