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.
It can be frustrating when you’ve crafted an informative email to your boss but receive only a one-word response: “noted” or “done.” There are things you can do to keep the email miscommunication to a minimum, Sue Shellenbarger writes.
In many cases, your hands will be tied and you won’t be able to manage with an open book. However, when you can share plans, information, decisions and ideas the organization is considering with your team, do so.
As language has become more casual, the use of “so” to begin sentences is becoming more common. Here are three very good reasons to banish that usage.
If you have a corporate newsletter, ensure that the time you invest in creating it is worth it. Create a newsletter employees will actually read with these tips.
Cold-calling is often necessary for business development; it’s also disliked by even the best sales reps. The next time you face a list of phone numbers, use these techniques to improve your approach:
When communicating within your industry, business jargon is very common and often becomes second nature. When communicating with clients or potential business partners, it’s likely less appropriate.
Defuse means “to make less dangerous, tense or embarrassing.” Diffuse means “to pour out and spread, as a fluid."
The latest technology and social media sites bring about their own lingo. Check out related words and their definitions officially added to Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary in 2014.
In the day of autocorrect mishaps and the overuse of Reply All, it’s important to consider your electronic messages and their recipients carefully.
For a speaker, it’s important to take various learning styles into consideration when designing your presentation. Here are some things to consider for each style.