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.
If you are incredibly shy, it can prevent you from networking, building relationships at work and volunteering for tasks that could take your career to the next level. While being shy is just fine, if you are feeling overlooked for promotions and other opportunities, it may be time to overcome your shyness and speak up for yourself.
Overachieving isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, according to a study from researchers at the University of California San Diego and the University of Chicago.
Here are a few public speaking “rules” you can forget:
Use the “10-minute Storm” exercise to come up with solutions to a problem.
The new year brings the greatest of intentions, and you may start off 2015 determined to change for the better. Still, with most resolutions—some studies say as much as 92%—failing, there is a good chance that you will fall short of your goals this year. That is, unless you put this advice to use.
When a controlling teammate insists on telling you how to do your job, dominates every encounter, and forces his or her opinions on you, counter the behavior with this advice.
Are you preparing for a huge presentation? Use these four tips to create professional PowerPoints that will enhance— not distract—from your message:
You benefit from other people’s feedback, whether it comes from a customer, boss, coworker or employee. Follow these tips to gain feedback from others that you can use to improve your performance.
Polish your vocabulary using an online thesaurus. These sites will lead you to exactly the right word:
In many situations, silence can be your most effective communication tool. You’ll learn more and work better with others if you say nothing at these times: