This is more of a comment then a request for help. In past podcast and at the Atlanta Conference, Mark and Mike made the comment that you need to turn your desk so that nothing separates you from the people entering your office. I have almost always had a desk where someone can sit in my office with my desk between us. I moved my 2 desks that are in an ‘L’ share so that sitting at either desk faces you toward a wall.
Two things happened:
1. I got a lot of room back in the office. It opened up the room.
2. Within 15 minutes, it paid off. I was able to have 2 staff in my office at once and we could work together much easier. Everything from talking, to looking at the computer screen was much more personal.
We don’t need our desks between us and our directs. They already know we’re the boss because of the big flashing sign on our heads.
Thanks again for all the guidance.