Getting the best out of yourself and others
Discusses such subjects as building self-esteem, getting a fix on personal goals, strengthening and showcasing positive attributes, connecting pay to performance, and incentives that work
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... percent — then individuals are allowed to increase their own pay rate without
authorization by reducing the number of hours they work. A supervisor told me of
an employee who complained about the size of her last annual raise. "I think a
four percent increase is insulting," the employee told her. "What do you think you
deserve?" the supervisor asked. "At least eight percent." "Then the four percent
raise I 52 GETTING THE BEST OUT OF YOURSELF AND OTHERS End Acts of ...
"At least eight percent." "Then the four percent raise I recommended is too high."
The supervisor quickly explained: "You're paid to work from nine-thirty to five, with
a half hour off for lunch. You chose the hours, but you're rarely at your desk
before nine forty-five, and you take at least forty-five minutes for lunch. That half
hour computes to seven percent of the day; add that to the time you spend
making personal phone calls and visiting with friends and the fact that you're out
of the ...
The government estimates that twenty-five percent of our population uses illegal
drugs occasionally or frequently, with twenty million regular users of marijuana,
eight million users of cocaine, and well over five hundred thousand users of
heroin. The drug problem is not a throwback to the '60s, nor is it particular to any
one socioeconomic group. No school superintendent, principal, or teacher can
tell you his or her school has no drug problem. By their mid-twenties, eighty
percent of all ...
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