Imagine this common workplace dilemma: A deadline is looming but it's going to be a struggle to get the work done on time. Do you rush to finish the project by the deadline, burning yourself out and likely producing work that's less than your best, or do you ask your boss for an extension, tagging yourself as a slacker? It's an unpalatable choice, but happily, according to a new study out of Harvard, it's one you actually don't have to make at all.
Need an Extension? Just Ask
Managers Should Spread the Message
Written by Jessica Stillman April 29, 2019
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