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.

If you participate in an industry trade group or professional association, grab the most exposure.
When your company’s president gets a media interview, keep your wisecracks to yourself.
Even though I’m in the technology business, my success is built on one simple thing: communicating.
If you’re in a rut, resist the urge to confront your boss and say, “I’m not challenged. I need to learn and grow in this job.”
Most CEOs will readily admit a big mistake they made early in their careers—and what they learned.
When dishing out assignments, don’t just explain the job and walk away.
You have a great idea, and you’ve been given the go-ahead to implement it. But do you have the right sponsor?
If you’re managing people, don’t play favorites.
Before the Internet Age, employees were at a distinct disadvantage when negotiating pay.
To gain a reputation as an attentive manager, insert at least one probe into every important conversation with an employee.