Category: Work

Sometimes I hate my job

Sometimes I hate my job

I once wrote a post titled “I Hate My Job – Worst Facebook Status Ever.” And I really do believe that. And I would never post that on Facebook. I’m friends with so many people that I work with, and I wouldn’t want to be a discouragement to them in any way. But fortunately this […]

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7 tips to get that promotion

7 tips to get that promotion

I’ve had several promotions over my 16 years in retail. I started as a cashier and now I’m an assistant manager. I was also a Customer Service Manager, a Department Manager, and a Zone Supervisor. I’ve also helped several associates that I supervised receive promotions. Last year alone, I had five! So, I know a […]

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8 Ways to be a Better Boss

8 Ways to be a Better Boss

I’ve been a supervisor for 15 years now. I made a lot of mistakes, but I’ve learned from them. I’ve also worked for a lot of managers over the years, and I’ve learned from their mistakes, and their triumphs too. I wanted to share with you some of the lessons I’ve learned, so here are […]

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The quote that made me a good boss

The quote that made me a good boss

Several years ago I read a quote about Sam Walton. It said that he was hard on performance, but easy on people. That quote always stuck with me, and I’ve tried my best to apply it to my own role as a supervisor. I want to look at these two principles and show you several […]

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