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Please Don't Just Do What I Tell You! Do What Needs to Be Done: Every Employee's Guide to Making Work More Rewarding

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The author of the million-copy-selling 1001 Ways series shows how to get ahead by fulfilling every employers ultimate expectation. This book contains a clear message: Every boss wants an effective worker to do what most needs to be done without having to be asked. Simple? Perhaps. Easy? Not on your life. But thanks to Bob Nelson, employers and employees everywhere will be ...more
ebook, 128 pages
Published March 1st 2002 by Hyperion (first published 2001)
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Michael Nelson
Apr 16, 2014 Michael Nelson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is based on the idea that you shouldn't just do what is being told you need to do what needs to be done. Bob Nelson writes to the general public about this book in ways to not only accept what is being asked of you as a worker but to challenge it. Find ways to go above and beyond by pushing yourself as an employee. The book itself is a very easy read and is a few pages over a hundred so I feel that this is a great suggestion to get you thinking about where you are in your career. The o ...more
Jerel Bonner
This book is a must read for anyone finishing school and getting ready to enter the work force. It will really help them learn how to plan their lives.

This book is filled with many actionable and doable ideas, and can be a great resource for a manager, that wants to give some advise to a direct report on what to change.

Only a short 100 pages long, this book can be read before you finish a cup of coffee.
Angela
Sep 02, 2013 Angela rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I used this book to help me develop an 8 hour team building day for my staff. It brought up some useful items, many of which I felt were obvious but it made me realize that some employees need more help than others in being successful in their jobs. The United States Navy has used this on their professional reading list previously.
Christy
Feb 03, 2012 Christy rated it it was ok
I read this to see if it might be good for my supervisee's and I think it will be. It is pretty much common sense if you want to be a valuable employee that you need to be working to make the company better but surprising how many people don't get that. I will probably use parts from this in training.
Vikas Agarwal
Apr 14, 2014 Vikas Agarwal rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The book is based on how to improve your job profile and life. it more speaks about the way you should do the work which you feel you should do. Its a very less time taking book so any one can finish it in couple of hours.
Carl
very basic reading but good reading . allows you to refocus on your game plan or even give insightful ways to create a ame plan to reinvent your workplacke ethics and goal setting skills to be an elite in any arena of employment
Caitlin
I mean, it was ok. Had to read it for work. Might as well count towards my goal, right?
Cathy
Jul 18, 2009 Cathy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good business book
Igor Santos
Dec 25, 2013 Igor Santos rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Muito bom.
Andrei
Aug 27, 2013 Andrei rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
The only self-help book I ever read. Made me feel very guilty at the time.
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