Monthly Archives: January 2017

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Confronting Conflict as a Manager

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 As a manger, you will be confronting conflict all the time–maybe even every single day. There are different kinds of conflict of course, but there are certain steps you can take nearly every time. Lindsey Pollak, author of¬†Becoming the Boss, writes: Since you can’t avoid displeasing people sometimes, another […]

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Managing People You Don’t Like

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 In nearly every part of your life that involves interacting with people, there will people you don’t like. And if you become a manager, you’re certainly going to end up managing people you don’t like. Lindsey Pollak sheds some light on how to handle this uncomfortable situation in her […]

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Tips for First-Time Managers

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 In her book¬†Becoming the Boss, Lindsey Pollak has a lot of advice about how we can all become effective managers in our future roles. This post will focus on how to manage people when you’ve never had to manage anyone (or anything) before. As more baby-boomers reach retirement age, […]

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