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.
Show your boss just how professional and smart you are—and encourage him or her to act on your email message—by following these tips:
When an employee sends a long email with many points, don’t respond with OK—or, God forefend, TLDR.
To get tips on giving great presentations, Business Insider reporter Richard Feloni turned to one of the world’s greatest public speakers, Sri Lankan HR consultant Dananjaya Hettiarachchi, who Toastmasters International crowned World Champion of Public Speaking earlier this year.
The business world you work in today may be very different than the environment in which you began your management career. Here are ways to ensure you’re still following the etiquette norms all professionals should know.
Many people can be hesitant at the prospect of blindly emailing a CEO or other powerful person, says management writer and entrepreneur Peter Sims. But CEOs often love to hear from their employees or customers. Sims offers these tips for sending an unsolicited message.
Meetings can be a wonderful collaboration tool or a wasteful, hostile time sink. Ideally they give colleagues an opportunity to share ideas, give kudos and enjoy one another’s company. They “are also a place where people jockey for position, work out disagreements and hurt each other’s feelings,” says Gretchen Rubin. She outlines some phrases that can really serve to undermine others.
The importance of discretion was recently reinforced during a panel discussion with four senior executive assistants who work for high-powered individuals.
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.