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’re worried about the threat of termination, try to relax.
Managing ambitious staffers has its pros and cons. While they often bring talent and drive to the job, their arrogance and hunger for advancement may prove obnoxious.
Whether you’re writing e-mails or giving a presentation, organize your thoughts first.
Before you scold an employee, try posing an ideal question in which you let the employee ponder how to do better.
Too much talk, not enough action. That’s the danger of relying on committees.
Heard good news lately? Don’t just say “Congrats” and let it drop.
Reserve an hour soon after you wake up to read the newspaper and any spillover memos or reports from the day before.
To ensure that your message sinks in, you can raise your voice or
repeat yourself. But there are gentler and more effective ways to drill
home an important point to your staff. Try these techniques to enliven your remarks to capture others’ attention:
How to react in a number of different situations involving confrontation in the workplace
An interview with Douglas Engelbart, inventor or the computer mouse, on-screen windows, groupware, videoconferencing, and the hypertext software that lefts Web surfers jump from link to link with ease