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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Generally, you have 30 seconds make a good first impression. With voice-mail, though, you have even less time.
“Alpha males”: men who are confident, highly intelligent and successful. Unfair though it may be, they make up about 70 percent of all senior executives. Here are some tactics for working best with them while minimizing their tendency toward being self-centered and aggressive.
Do you have difficulty leaving work on time?  Here are four choices you can make to take control of your time.
A hundred years ago, the average person was expected to live to only age 50. These days, that number is closer to 80. That means, if you retire at age 62 (as many people do), you’ll need enough savings to last you nearly 20 years. Are you financially ready to forgo work for that long?
Introduce your ideas and ask for criticism.
Show that you’re more concerned with finding solutions than assigning blame
Ask yourself some of the same questions you’d ask a candidate who’s applying for an important position.
Start meetings on a positive note with a quick statement of purpose.
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