Author: Laura Lee Rose

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How to Effectively Network as an Introvert

This question came from a busy business owner. How can I effectively network as an introvert? First, I would recommend that you stop thinking of yourself as an introvert. Labeling yourself usually boxes you in to some preconceived behaviors. Everyone has things that makes them uncomfortable. Simple practice will help you be more comfortable in any situation. Here are some…...

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How to Set Up an Organizational Structure For a 5-Year-Old Business

Hello, this is Laura Lee Rose – author of the business and time management books TimePeace: Making peace with time – The Book of Answers: 105 Career Critical Situations – and I am a business and efficiency coach that specializes in time management, project management, and work-life balance strategies. This question came from a busy business owner. How do I…...

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When Leaving Early Is a Bad Thing

Hello, this is Laura Lee Rose – author of the business and time management books TimePeace: Making peace with time – The Book of Answers: 105 Career Critical Situations – and I am a business and efficiency coach that specializes in time management, project management, and work-life balance strategies. This question came from a business professional. How do managers feel…...

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Beginning Steps to Starting Your own Business

Hello, this is Laura Lee Rose – author of the business and time management books TimePeace: Making peace with time – The Book of Answers: 105 Career Critical Situations – and I am a business and efficiency coach that specializes in time management, project management, and work-life balance strategies. This question came from a business professional. I want to quit…...

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Should You Give a 2-Week Resignation?

Hello, this is Laura Lee Rose – author of the business and time management books TimePeace: Making peace with time – The Book of Answers: 105 Career Critical Situations – and I am a business and efficiency coach that specializes in time management, project management, and work-life balance strategies. This question came from a business professional. If an employee submits…...

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What To Do of Someone Lied On Their Resume

Hello, this is Laura Lee Rose – author of the business and time management books TimePeace: Making peace with time – The Book of Answers: 105 Career Critical Situations – and I am a business and efficiency coach that specializes in time management, project management, and work-life balance strategies. This question came from a business professional. I have an employee…...

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What To Do If Your Boss Wants to Decrease Your Salary

My boss wants to decrease my salary because the others found out and requested an increase (25–30%) to my level and she cannot give them all the increase. What should I do? At the minimum, you need to review your situation objectively: Your boss knew what her employees were earning when she hired you and agreed to your salary. Your…...

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I Accidentally Saw My Coworker’s Contract and Salary

I accidentally saw my coworker’s contract and salary, and now I feel I’m getting less than I deserve. Should I tell my boss? This is why people are discouraged from discussing salary amongst your teammates. Not many people feel they are getting paid what they are actually worth. The people that have been working and loyal for many years, will…...

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How Do I Quit a Terribly Managed Job When My Boss “Needs” to Have Reasons as to Why You’re Quitting?

How do I quit a terribly managed job when my boss “needs” to have reasons as to why you’re quitting? I had an exit interview and told HR why I’m quitting. The next thing I know is that the whole department knows. I was asked to leave earlier than my last day of resignation date. The manager whom I worked…...

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Do I Fire Someone Who Demanded a Promotion?

I have an employee who asked for a promotion effective immediately and when rejected said that he is going to switch companies if I don’t comply. Do I fire him? You haven’t shared much about this employee’s performance evaluation or experience. So, it’s difficult to advise at this point. I am assuming that if you are considering firing him because…...

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