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.
Here are a few public speaking “rules” you can forget:
Are you preparing for a huge presentation? Use these four tips to create professional PowerPoints that will enhance— not distract—from your message:
Polish your vocabulary using an online thesaurus. These sites will lead you to exactly the right word:
In many situations, silence can be your most effective communication tool. You’ll learn more and work better with others if you say nothing at these times:
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.