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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The quickest way for managers to improve their professional image is to improve their communication skills. And the simplest way to improve those skills is to stop doing things that repeatedly get you in trouble.
Lynn Gaertner-Johnston is a writing instructor who has helped thousands of employees and man­­agers im­­­­prove their business writing skills. She’s also the author of the Better Writing at Work monthly newsletter. We spoke to her about the importance of great business writing and bad email behaviors that admins should avoid.
It’s important to speak with authority on the job and in other professional settings, but it isn’t always easy to do. If that’s something you struggle with, take these tips from Practically Perfect PA’s Nicky Christmas.
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.
To help you and your colleagues stay consistent in your written communications, Bonnie Trenga Mills, author of The Curious Case of the Mis­­placed Modi­­fier, shares tips on how to make a style sheet for everyone’s reference.
The best presentations unfold in three parts: (1) straightforward opening that sets an audience’s expectation for what’s to follow; (2) an orderly midsection; (3) a decisive, confident conclusion.
Many of your employees may occasionally have to deal with customers. Here's a primer to help them understand what it takes to not only hang on to customers, but leave them with a positive impression of your business.
If your writing isn’t up to snuff, you risk miscommunicating information and looking less competent and professional than you really are. AppoLearning found four applications to help you polish your writing skills and get your point across every time:
Research from Stanford Uni­­ver­­sity found that people who fear asking others for favors may be stifling their own chances of getting a “yes.” Get the most from your requests with these tips from blogger Jessica Stillman.
Overusing the word ‘like” is a common problem—and a quick way to have your professionalism called into question. Stop damaging your career with these three tips from Fast Company writer Drake Baer.
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