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How to Relax After A Stressful Day At Work

Dumb Little Man

I embarked on the journey to find out how I could detox myself from workplace stress. Read on to find out how I managed to do just that, and how you can do it, too. If you have a crotchety boss, who wouldn’t let you switch it off, then show your assertiveness. It’s really enjoyable and stress relieving however, when you watch TV shows or movies with your roommate or family. The post How to Relax After A Stressful Day At Work appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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Set Healthy Boundaries at Work

Office Dynamics

An important component to self-management versus stress-management is to set healthy boundaries in the workplace. A boundary in the office for an administrative assistant can be as simple as addressing a coworker or manager who constantly steps into your workspace and takes your desk supplies without asking and doesn’t return them. One administrative assistant said that her manager did not expect her to check business emails or take action on non-work hours.

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Getting Things Done

Office Dynamics

How many times do you ask a manager or someone who is giving you a task, “How soon do you need this?” Early in the day, clarify with your manager(s) what are the most important priorities. I highly recommend doing this first thing in the morning as what you thought was a priority at 5:00 pm the day before, could have totally changed because your manager (like many others) is working at night and early morning. Many times, your manager just gives you bits of information.

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How To Deal With A Bully At Work

Dumb Little Man

Ensure that you are assertive and don’t let the bully browbeat you into submission. I must admit that a bully is easier to deal with if they are of the same level or lower than you as opposed to a bully who is your line manager or supervisor. Next thing to do is arrange a meeting with your line manager, supervisor or staff support representative and discuss your claim with them. If your line manager or supervisor is the one causing the problems, then go to their manager.

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How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

Throw in collaboration and communication tools like Slack, workflow managers, chat, text, *gasp* the phone… and the idea of unplugging becomes downright laughable. Like many people, I didn’t feel the stress until I was so far down the rabbit hole that the only way out was to reach the bottom. If your ideal day requires a conversation with your manager or boss, start tracking productivity during these times and make them a pitch to adjust your schedule.

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How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

Throw in collaboration and communication tools like Slack, workflow managers, chat, text, *gasp* the phone… and the idea of unplugging becomes downright laughable. Like many people, I didn’t feel the stress until I was so far down the rabbit hole that the only way out was to reach the bottom. If your ideal day requires a conversation with your manager or boss, start tracking productivity during these times and make them a pitch to adjust your schedule.

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5 Remote Collaboration Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Dumb Little Man

The SHRM Employees Benefits Report 2019 shows that more than half of the organizations (57%) offer remote working hours. Nicholas Bloom in his TEDxStanford talk stressed upon the tremendous potential working from home offers. But the main challenge is managing virtual teams.

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