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.
Like all painful experiences, rejection can either devastate you or be an opportunity for growth. Learning the five strategies to make rejection your friend can determine the difference.
If you work in your company’s front office, chances are your least favorite administrative task is preparing and sending office mail. A national survey of 1,000 people by Postalocity.com listed the top 10 least favorite tasks.
Avoid these time-sapping mistakes when scanning incoming emails.
Successful presenters prepare by not only focusing on information, but on their audience’s concerns and communication style. By catering to the audience, a presentation becomes more effective and has a higher chance of succeeding. To focus on your target audience and learn what they will expect, answer these questions.
Your boss may not be totally candid about how he or she wants to communicate with you, and you may need to figure it out on your own. Think about your interactions with your boss. Then answer these questions and adapt your style to your supervisor’s preferences
Meetings are important for introducing new ideas and fostering discussion in the workplace. But when people don’t know how to participate or run a meeting, they waste everyone’s time and sabotage a great idea, writes John Brandon for Inc. Here are some tips for engaging in a productive one-on-one meeting.
Are you running out of ways to show your gratitude to employees for doing a great job? Use one of these phrases—orally or in writing—to show employees that their efforts are appreciated.
As Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk delivered a presentation in May about the company’s new battery system. For 20 minutes, he spoke with an authenticity and enthusiasm that set him apart staid auto executives. What differentiated his speech?
If customers, co-workers, hiring managers or your boss want to find some dirt on you, a little Google searching and social media digging will give them all they need. Make sure that they don’t find much by scrubbing your social media accounts clean.
You’ll be more efficient and productive if your efforts are focused on the right things, says leadership coach Tanveer Naseer. To streamline your workload, ask yourself these three questions.