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.
One key to appearing confident during public speaking is learning how—and knowing when—to calm yourself. Follow these tips:
Jargon works its way into business writing all the time. It’s important to know when it’s appropriate to use jargon and when it’s better to re-write for clarity. Right Source Marketing’s Emily Gaines Buchler offers four tips on using jargon correctly.
Feeling off your game at work, but not sure where you’re falling short? The best thing to do is to ask your co-workers. Lifehacker’s Alan Henry shares three ways to get their honest feedback.
Creating a culture of openness on the job starts with intentionally including others, S. Chris Edmonds writes. He explains how.
During delicate conversations when you address sensitive issues with employees, it’s the subtle things that count. Beware of seemingly minor but disruptive listening patterns that can inflame a conflict.
“Can I help you with that?” asks your colleague as you struggle to load an ink cartridge into the printer. If your co-worker says it in a sincere tone, you’re grateful for the offer. But that same question delivered in a sarcastic or exasperated manner leaves you feeling irritated. If you want clarity and connection, pay attention to the following four vocal components.
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.
Even the most proactive organizations struggle with getting employees to complete and return surveys. Use these three tips from SurveyMonkey to improve employee survey response rates:
Negotiations are tough enough without negotiating from weakness. Use the following tips to overcome your weaknesses and negotiate powerfully.