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 critical goals you set at age 20—and 30—may no longer apply. Yet, many of us still carry around goals we set years ago. To refresh your goals:
Cultivate your most vital business relationships by making one phone call for every five e-mail messages to those contacts.
Make every person you meet feel exceptional by being consistently energetic and attentive.
Avoid the stress that procrastination brings by starting a high-stakes task today.
Effective leaders are steady and unperturbed by daily frustrations.
They have what students of Zen Buddhism call an “unmoving mind.”
Measure yourself against the following traits:
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