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.
Here’s some advice from Worldata Vice President Jay Schwedelson on what not to put in your e-mail promotion subject lines, unless you want to trip e-mail spam filters.
U.S. Army Capt. Ian Fishback caught hell for trying to stop the torture
of prisoners in Iraq. But he earned the respect of the world for
adhering to the West Point creed: Duty, Honor, Country.
Earn customers’ loyalty by rescuing them from “the runaround.”
Keep current on technology and cutting-edge business ideas by spending some time with younger staff members.
Most of us think that happiness is a passive mental state.
Separate yourself from one high-stress task to focus on the next
Stay ahead of the competition by discarding the old rule of success
Years ago, the head of a big accounting firm hired an executive coach on his own dime. He wanted the arrangement kept secret. When the coach told the executive that their work might take awhile, the exec wanted to know what that meant. Two weeks? The coach smiled.
Upton Sinclair, best known for his muckraking books The Jungle and Oil!,
had such a winning personality that he ran for governor of California
in 1934. But it soon became apparent that what made “Uppy” a great man
did not make him a great candidate for the Democratic Party.
Figure out your “center” as a leader, by answering these questions: