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.

Most politicians believe they will win the votes of 85 percent of the folks they shake hands with. They know that if they can establish a human bond—even for a few seconds—they will leave a good impression.

What to say when …

by on September 1, 2000 8:00pm
in Workplace Communication

How to respond in several uncomfortable situations involving confrontation at work
Winners don’t take their image for granted. They continually polish their communication skills to reinforce their confidence and leadership.
Want to know what your staffers think of you? Ask them to complete the “Improve Your Boss” survey on ImproveNow.com.
When employees ask you for more money, reply consistently.
You go all out to impress, but your efforts go for naught if you devote too much time to pleasing the wrong people.
Improve your career planning by matching your interests and attitudes to the job.
Here’s a sure sign that you should quit your job: You’ve fallen into the “learned helplessness” trap.
If you’re running a meeting, log every assigned task, with deadlines.

Evolve

by on September 1, 2000 7:30pm
in Workplace Communication

When a boss criticizes you, show in your body language that you’re consciously trying to improve yourself.