4 Ways Over-Delivering at Work Can Backfire

by | Aug 15, 2015 | Productivity

After a brief hiatus, I’m proud to announce that I am, once again, a featured career expert on US News & World Report! I’ll be contributing an original article over there once a month on various career-related topics so keep your eye out. (Don’t worry; I’ll share them here as well!)

This month’s article challenges a popular workplace rule: “under promise and over deliver”. I know, I know. In the past, I’ve touted the benefits of this rule. But it’s not always a wise move. Whether you realize it or not, over-delivering at work can waste time, skew expectations and annoy others. Read up on this topic and make sure you don’t accidentally make your life harder or harm your professional reputation by blindly following this age-old workplace wisdom. Read the article on US News & World Report here.

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Chrissy Scivicque is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and certified Professional Career Manager (PCM). She is an author, in-demand presenter and international speaker known for engaging, entertaining, educating and empowering audiences of all sizes and backgrounds. Learn more here.

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