Workplace Communication

In an era of Casual Fridays and work-from-home colleagues, how can you maintain effective office communication in a changing business climate?

We’ll steer you through changes in business etiquette, and help you successfully navigate through the new realities of workplace conflict and office politics.

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Frenemies aren’t just found on reality TV shows; they’re everywhere. Even Apple has one: Google. If you have “frenemies"—colleagues with whom you have cordial, unproductive relationships—don’t give up. Before they become full-fledged enemies, take these steps:

Many of us jeopardize our ability to hear, but with these easy tips, you can preserve yours.
Here are ways of highlighting the most compelling points of your next proposal so that you don’t drive away potential allies.
Read about how to resolve conflict by harnessing your emotions, even if you don’t necessarily control them entirely.

As much as you may dislike the sound of your voice, who asked you? The real test is whether you communicate well with others—and whether they understand you and respond appropriately to you.

Here are ways of making the lines of communication more efficient.
Terry, a manager at a financial firm, shares his challenges dealing with an uncommunicative peer.
Some insightful words about the importance of money.
Discover what your non-verbal communication is actually saying.