Communication in business requires the understanding of different communication styles, and the ability to break down communication barriers.
In business communication, effective communication requires a sort of “office communication toolkit” – the kind of resource Business Management Daily provides.
A bit of humor in a business presentation can put your audience at ease or drive home an important point. But you shouldn’t try so hard to be funny that you lose the focus of your message or risk alienating your audience.
If you have employees in various time zones, connecting via phone and even email can be tricky. Follow these tips to overcome the challenge:
To be more effective, make your communications Honest, Open and Two-way, says business writer and blogger Dan Oswald.
Make your marketing messages stand out from all the other messages in recipients’ inboxes: Use one-word subject lines. The length and shape of a one-word message catch the eye because they look different from all the other similar-looking longer subject lines.
Weird Al Yankovic made grammar funny with his “Word Crimes” parody of Robin Thicke’s hit song “Blurred Lines” and its accompanying video this summer. Weird Al brought up some good grammar points that are important for everyone to remember, says News to Live By Managing Editor Danny Rubin.
Make sharing the first thing you do when you get home after work ... Take 225 words of notes per minute with a pen ... Does it really take 10,000 hours of practice to master a skill as author Malcolm Gladwell claims?
Most grammar mistakes can be avoided if you have the discipline to re-read your work before printing, submitting or pressing send, so put these reminders from experienced copywriter Hayley Mullen to use next time you sit down to put your thoughts in writing.
Admins need a lot of information to do their jobs right, and it can be frustrating when you don’t have all you need through no fault of your own. What to do when it’s the higher-ups keeping you in the dark?
“There are loads of marketing videos on the web now, and some are extremely effective,” says Jennifer Santoro, integrative marketing specialist and Chief Happiness Officer for InVidz Smart VideoTechnology. “But there are plenty that just don’t work.” Santoro says she’s noticed common themes in the latter group.
Grab your audience’s attention in the first seconds of your speech. Communications consultant Ben Decker suggests choosing from among these SHARP techniques: