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.

The colder it is outside, the more layers of clothing you don to stay warm.
Sometimes, you need to provide lots of guidance to a newcomer who is tackling a task for the first time.
Here’s what we mean:  “I like to do things backwards, so I’m going to start with questions.
You know if you’re an alpha male: You stress out when you’re not in charge.
Bartering isn’t just for small businesses owners.
Never confuse spontaneity with lack of preparation.
A cross section of salaried employees took part in a planning session for a big chemical company in Tennessee. Marilyn was the least senior and least knowledgeable employee and the only woman in the group whose task was to figure out how to cut skyrocketing railroad-transport costs.
When you meet an influential person, learn as much as you can, with this structured timeline approach:
As a graduate assistant at the University of Tennessee, football coaching prodigy-to-be Jon Gruden found himself passing a note to assistant coach Walt Harris during an important game against Auburn.
Leaders can say a lot about how much they value their people by undertaking some physical act of labor.