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The Microsoft® Crabby Office Lady Tells It Like It Is: Secrets to Surviving Office Life by Annik Stahl

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Chapter Five. Managing People, Projects,...and Yourself

No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.

Andrew Carnegie

Being a manager is not an easy job. Come to think of it, neither is being managed. Both require a certain modicum of respect for the people you work for and you work with, as well as for yourself. If you don’t think you’re doing a great job, how can the people below and above you (on that infamous ladder) believe it?

Whether you’re the manager or someone being managed, you’re required to carry out any number of tasks throughout the workday (in addition to those important looming projects and your basic daily workload). There are a number of steps you can take to make those daily responsibilities ...

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