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.
PowerPoint slides can support your presentation, but be sure not to use them as a crutch. Remember these tips when developing your visuals:
Strong speakers often pause at key moments in their speeches. That allows audience members to more fully absorb the message and adds emphasis on important points.
Sales pitches need to be intriguing and unique. Make yours stand out with these tips:
Your subscribers’ inboxes are likely overflowing. To keep readers interested, you’ve got to write convincing, engaging emails.
Anyone can start a blog. To build readership and keep followers engaged are more challenging. Here are eight tips to make your blog stand out:
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.
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.