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.
As an admin, there’s a good chance you’re involved with your boss’s communications. This could involve announcing a change, a new initiative, or keeping everyone abreast of the company’s objectives. Michelle Gilbert, Comcast Cable’s Heartland region, offers these tips to help your boss communicate effectively
The difference between “lay” and “lie” doesn’t come from who’s doing the action (people or dogs)—it comes from the action itself, writes The Morning Call commentator Bill White.
Getting your words right makes a good impression, but part of knowing the rules means knowing when it’s OK to break them. Linguist Steven Pinker, writing in The Guardian, offers eight grammar rules that you can bend once in a while.
The elevator pitch—a brief speech to create interest in your company, your product or yourself—is a staple for those in sales. You may be thinking, I’m an admin, why would I need an elevator pitch? We’re all in sales, whether we’re selling a product, an idea or ourselves to potential customers, our team members or upper management.
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:
Coastal Digital, an award-winning digital marketing agency, recommends this process for writing marketing copy that sells.
While it isn’t as exciting as celebrity interviews and other types of content, educational content that solves a boring—but tough—problem for customers often converts best.
When you need to knock out some writing, provide yourself with a distraction-free environment with the OmmWriter app.