Office Communication

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.

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When you inform people that they’re wrong, you risk alienating them. Even if your intent is to help them gain accurate information or prevent misunderstanding, your attempt to correct them can come across as an aggressive act.
The next time a colleague launches into an anecdote, resist the urge to start daydreaming. By listening patiently to a long-winded storyteller, you build rapport.
The nervousness that you feel when you’re about to deliver a speech need not hamper your style. In fact, the way you respond can either mitigate your jitters or make them worse.

Everyone has contacts, but are you working them enough to create a true “network”? If not, follow these tips from some top networkers.

You need both common sense and humility to send your people into the unknown. Adapt this 10-point checklist to keep them moving forward:

To build a positive workplace culture, you must deal with negativity and energy vampires head on. CEO Dwight Cooper dealt with the negativity problem by creating a company policy he called “The No Complaining Rule.”

You don’t have to ignore a sudden and shocking deterioration in an employee’s performance and behavior. You can and should ask for a fitness-for-duty exam. Just be prepared to discuss possible accommodations if it turns out the employee is disabled.

A recent tax-law change requires you to substantiate deductions for all monetary gifts to charity—even the spare change you throw into a collection plate or holiday kettle. Strategy: Maintain proper records. Do it right away instead of waiting until tax return time ...

Find your dream job by evaluating how well your values align with those held by your current or potential employer.

If you know your topic inside out, your knowledge can work against you when you deliver a presentation. You may spout statistics with ease—and put people to sleep.
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