Individual Development Organization
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Nonficiton / Self Help / Work related
Reviewer David Leonhardt is
the author of Climb your Stairway to Heaven: the 9 habits
of maximum happiness and Don't Get Banned by the
Work & No Say
was recently interviewed for a book on entrepreneurs, and I was
asked about the mentality of an entrepreneur versus an employee.
The main difference, I replied, was in the ownership. A great employee
mentality takes some ownership, whereas a poor employee mentality
Work & No Say helps employers create a great employee mentality.
Jody Urquhart puts together a collection of ideas, tips and action
plans managers can use to boost employee morale. The collection
is impressive in its size and scope… and in the small package
into which it is crammed. As a syndicated columnist – The
Joy of Work – Urquhart knows how to be concise and drive
to the core of the issue.
the title of the book would lead one to believe it is about giving
employees a greater say in their work environments, Urquhart coverts
such issues as dealing with cranky co-workers and clients, delegation,
and creating a fun workplace.
the macro level, there is nothing particularly new about this book.
It brings forward respected and effective management techniques.
However, it is packed full of so many little tips and tricks that
even a well-read manager will find plenty of useful ideas he has
not heard of before. My favorite? Play mini-golf at the office.