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 employees experience problems outside the workplace that affect their on-the-job performance. While you want to help a staffer, keep the following warnings in mind when offering your assistance.
To curb anxiety when speaking in front of an audience, try this:
Your employees’ desire to please you could cause them to overpromise, sugar-coating their abilities to complete tasks. To avoid that, tell employees to level with you.
Don’t start your tweets with an @ mention if you want to ensure that the mention is seen by everyone in both your Twitter feed and the recipient’s. Opening with a direct @ is considered a reply, not a mention.
Using buzzwords to sound smart can leave you looking ridiculous, says Mike Periu, Economic Education, who offers five to nix.
Writing emails that result in a “yes” requires writers to be clear and upfront about what they’re asking for. Take these tips from Jocelyn Glei, editor-in-chief at 99U, to do just that.
Twitter is a powerful tool for developing your personal brand, but only if you use it to establish a positive reputation. That means you need to watch what you write and how you write it. How to tweet to impress:
The quickest way for managers to improve their professional image is to improve their communication skills. And the simplest way to improve those skills is to stop doing things that repeatedly get you in trouble.
Lynn Gaertner-Johnston is a writing instructor who has helped thousands of employees and managers improve their business writing skills. She’s also the author of the Better Writing at Work monthly newsletter. We spoke to her about the importance of great business writing and bad email behaviors that admins should avoid.
It’s important to speak with authority on the job and in other professional settings, but it isn’t always easy to do. If that’s something you struggle with, take these tips from Practically Perfect PA’s Nicky Christmas.