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.
Encourage clear and effective email communication by regularly coaching employees on their writing styles. Provide them with good examples of both internal and external email communication, and provide specific feedback on common problem areas.
You can effectively build rapport in your face-to-face conversations by reflectively pausing before answering questions or addressing concerns.
Most presentations include the delivery of quantitative information, defined usually as the hard numbers, results or benchmarks that indicate achievement of specific numeric goals like revenue or customer acquisition. But including more intangible qualitative elements in a presentation can be a very effective tool for telling the story behind the numbers.
Research conducted by web marketing company HubSpot indicates that the best time to send marketing emails is early morning. The highest click-through rate for the day occurs between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m.
Many organizations eschew standard hierarchical reporting relationships for less-defined dotted-line scenarios. If you find yourself managing or being managed in a dotted-line relationship, follow these two suggestions:
Whether it’s helping you appear confident, landing a promotion or encouraging agreement, body language can be a great ally or enemy in your career. Here are six ways to make your body language work for you.
Are you planning a big speech or presentation? Follow this uncommon advice from Sean Luce, Head National Instructor for the Luce Performance Group International.
How you communicate can make the difference between success and failure when it comes to allowing flexible work arrangements within your department.
The Golden Globes often provide public speaking inspiration. However, Deborah Grayson Riegel, an expert in presentation and interpersonal communication skills, explains how the speeches fell short this year and offers advice we can all use:
Employees may complain to you that their jobs are too difficult. However, a little probing usually reveals they’re referring to stumbling blocks that, in total, constitute only a small part of their workdays.