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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Start drafting your personal mission statement by recalling the people who exerted the most positive influence on your life.
Recover fast when you’ve really, really blown it, by:
A goal, says business guru Ken Blanchard, is just a signpost on your way to your ultimate destination. Once you’ve reached it, it fades from importance. A vision, on the other hand:
Kelly Slater, the greatest surfer of all time, was kicking back, basking in his celebrity and putting his private life in order a few years ago when challenger Andy Irons came along and snatched the world title away in 2002.
Nicole Alvino always knew that someday, she’d own her own business. An Enron employee with degrees in economics and Japanese, Alvino had already planned on attending business school when the energy company imploded, and her professors encouraged her to strike out on her own. She just needed an idea.
In the middle of negotiations over a demolition job last year, the owner of Dole Food Co. suddenly chewed out his adversary, the 285-pound founder of a wrecking company. “Mr. Griffin,” the 150-pound, 83- year-old David Murdock told the man, “you’re fat and you’re going to die.”
Heed the words of David Corderman, chief of the FBI’s Leadership Development Institute: “Leaders are born and made.”
Before you hire an executive coach, beware if he or she:
Without benefit of education or connections, Clarence Avant used mentors to climb to the top of the pop music business … and then became a mentor himself.
As a young man who lost his hearing in a motorcycle wreck, King Jordan never dreamed he could become the head of anything. Even in 1988, when he became the first deaf president of Gallaudet University, the world’s only liberal arts university for the deaf, Jordan still wasn’t sure he’d succeed.
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