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101 Ways to Have Great Day At Work: How to Love Your Boss, Enjoy Your Work, Have Fun with Your Co-Workers. amd Go Home Smiling Every Day
     

101 Ways to Have Great Day At Work: How to Love Your Boss, Enjoy Your Work, Have Fun with Your Co-Workers. amd Go Home Smiling Every Day

by Stephanie Davidson
 

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Turn every workday into a source of satisfaction with this treasure trove of 101 ways to improve productivity, minimize stress and find happiness on the job. For example:

#34 Smile
Do you smile at work? If not, you may be confusing your serious look with professionalism. The reality is that not smiling just makes you look unhappy.

#41 Take Ten
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Turn every workday into a source of satisfaction with this treasure trove of 101 ways to improve productivity, minimize stress and find happiness on the job. For example:

#34 Smile
Do you smile at work? If not, you may be confusing your serious look with professionalism. The reality is that not smiling just makes you look unhappy.

#41 Take Ten
The next time you can't get started on a task or project, tell yourself you will only work on it for ten minutes. Chances are you'll stick with it once you've started, but even if you move on after ten minutes, you will have accomplished that much more.

"This book offers a collection of simple yet powerful ideas to turn every workday into a great workday."--Jeff Anderson, VP Product Management, FranklinCovey

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402207792
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
09/10/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,330,426
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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#1: Make a List
Reflect back to the time you accepted your position. What were the aspects of this job that were important to you then? Try to remember how excited you were about these.

Now list ten reasons why you still like your job. Keep this list where you will come across it occasionally. When you do come across it, stop what you are doing and read it.

#2: Set More than Just Goals
Reflect back to the time you accepted your position. What were the aspects of this job that were important to you then? Try to remember how excited you were about these.
Now list ten reasons why you still like your job. Keep this list where you will come across it occasionally. When you do come across it, stop what you are doing and read it.

#3: Get it out of the way
Do the things you dislike most about your job first. Then reward yourself by doing the things you like best about your job.

Meet the Author

Stephanie Goddard Davidson specializes in communication and interpersonal skills training. Her customers include such nationally recognized companies as MCI, BellSouth, Nextel, and Rollins Protective Services. She is also a nationally certified trainer for Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Ridge's People Skills for Managers and Individual Contributors, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, FranklinCovey's Project Management, and master certified in Achieve Global's Management Programs; as well as an instructor with the American Management Association.

For articles and other useful information, please visit Stephanie's website at http://101-ways-great-day-at-work.com.

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