It’s easy for mistakes to slip into your business writing when you use fancy-sounding phrases without really knowing what you’re saying. Here's a list of 10 tricky words to use with care in your business writing.
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.
For managers, negotiation comes with the territory. You may have to negotiate with employees to improve performance, with clients about contracts, or with senior management on department goals. Here are four principles for successful negotiations:
"Multiple intelligences" pioneer Howard Gardener says you can use seven levers for persuading other people to latch onto new ideas.
U.S. workers are focusing more and collaborating less than they did six years ago—a likely result of the Great Recession and a lagging recovery—according to researchers at Gensler, the nation’s largest commercial interior design firm.
It may not be easy to acknowledge that you are a defensive communicator. Understand that being defensive makes it difficult for others to speak honestly with you, as they don’t want to upset you. Some common defense mechanisms include sarcasm, blaming, trivializing, overexplaining or withdrawing. Here are steps you can take to address it.