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9 Ways to Boost Productivity as a Team Player (Entrepreneur)
Whether you want a promotion or you’re trying to prevent a layoff by making yourself more valuable, increasing productivity is the path to success.
Does Feedback from Distant Bosses Feel like an Insult? (The New York Times)
The goal is to move to a sharper sense of the problem. Just saying, “You make me feel disrespected,” or something similarly sweeping and vague, isn’t going to lead anywhere.
You’ve got to remember that your employer isn’t just assessing whether you could do the job well; they’re assessing whether you would be the best person for the job out of all the people they’re considering.