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.
Many organizations eschew standard hierarchical reporting relationships for less-defined dotted-line scenarios. If you find yourself managing or being managed in a dotted-line relationship, follow these two suggestions:
Sales professionals know that building and managing a reality-based sales pipeline involves more than just calls, appointments, proposals, demos and follow-up. The most important technique is asking for the order.
These statements are guaranteed to sour your customer interactions.
Best-selling author and historian Shelby Foote produced his authoritative three-volume, 2,500-page history of the Civil War using a simple but powerful strategy: To avoid being overwhelmed by the scope of the project, he committed to writing only 500 words per day.
If you’re an old dog at giving presentations with PowerPoint, it might be time to spice up your slide decks with some new tricks.
Prefacing a statement or answering a question with the phrase “To be honest …” is a verbal tic that you should avoid at all costs.
Communicating effectively as a team when making important decisions is easier to accomplish when you take the time to understand employees’ decision-making processes.
The performance of on-stage technology is notoriously finicky. Even low-tech presentations can be undone by poor- or nonperforming technology. Use these 3 tips to help ensure your next presentation is tech-stress free:
Grabbing hold of your audience at the very beginning of a presentation is key to getting your message across and making an impact. You have less than 60 seconds to capture your audience. Use these 3 proven speech starters to do it.
Giving a presentation or speaking in public can be a nerve-wracking experience. It’s OK to be nervous. However, you can take steps to build your public speaking confidence.