Balancing relationships and the requirements of your job can feel like you are walking a tightrope. One of the most challenging balancing acts comes when you have a coworker who is constantly passing on the same problem to you over and over. You don’t want to feel like you are going to get the person in trouble, but you also want to make sure the problem goes away.
You see a repetitive problem.
How this affects you
You see the same problem coming up over and over and over again, and your frustration grows because you have to repeatedly deal with the same error.
Action to take
As Lean takes hold, you will probably begin to have morning stand-up meetings to address the issues of the upcoming day. If you make the effort to record problems in your area, these meetings provide a great opportunity to highlight these issues so your leader can deal with the problems.
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Why this works
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