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.
To gain a reputation as an attentive manager, insert at least one probe into every important conversation with an employee.
Efficient managers never lose track of time.
Say, “I’d like to find out why you handle this differently from the way your colleagues do it.”
To propose the most compelling time- or cost-saving ideas, first analyze them like a CEO.
An interview with Randy Komisar, a "virtual CEO" who helps run numerous companies at one time
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.