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.
When arguments arise, it’s tempting to make statements to assert your claims or defend yourself. But shrewd questions work better to calm the situation. Use these inquiries to extricate yourself from confrontational conversations:
When you, or your boss, have to give a presentation with a strict time limit, you need to have every word down pat to ensure you hit all the key points. The only way to do that is to practice—a lot.
Semicolons are often misused, inspiring both love and hate from professional wordsmiths. But with a proper understanding of their purpose, they can become one of your favorite punctuation marks.
If you find yourself losing control at work, it’s important to step back and see what’s really happening—as hard as that can be to do in the moment.
The sage advice to avoid political discussions at work has proven tough for many people to follow this year, writes Lynze Wardle Lenio at the Daily Muse. Keep the tone civil by remembering a few ground rules:
Q. With the election approaching, it seems like our office is as politically divided as the country. Can we ban all political talk?
Everyone has a communications pet peeve in the workplace, such as when people habitually “reply-all” to emails. But are any of your habits peeving somebody else? Four common bad habits, as well as steps to take to break them:
Many of us put on a “game face” when we arrive at the office. However, being superficially conservative has been linked to lower levels of job satisfaction, according to new research.
Employers say the grammar skills of people they hire are getting worse, The Wall Street Journal reports. The culprit: the informality of email, texting and Twitter.
On the surface, a boss or a co-worker who constantly interrupts you may come off as a bit of a jerk. However, it may simply be that interrupting is the only way he knows how to communicate, writes workplace communication consultant Guy Farmer.