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  • by Andy Masters - November 9, 2007
    Most of us are aware of the positives from delegating—we’ve heard them before. In theory, it’s a great concept: “Get other people to do your work for you…Awesome!” We also know that, theoretically, we can get more done in less time if we delegate properly. The results of not delegating include burnout, stress, and getting overwhelmed with mundane tasks that distract us from our most important responsibilities. Yet, why is dele...
  • by Andy Masters - November 9, 2007
    1) Build a Relationship With Your Boss Like it or not, no single individual has a greater impact on your career future than your direct supervisor. So, how do you get on their good side from the start? Managers want to feel that you truly care, and that you are “in it with them” as a team. Bring your boss solutions, not problems. Most managers have enough problems already. When a problem arises, take initiative to consider...
  • by Andy Masters - November 9, 2007
    Many college graduates will enter the working world with energy, optimism, and enthusiasm. Unfortunately, many may also be greeted with a reality illustrated by the expression “Welcome to the Jungle.” Earning a college degree proves that a student has completed assignments and passed tests for four years, but are they truly prepared for what lies ahead? This transition can often be a major culture shock. Physically, most...