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.

Watch your diction and inflection.
If an employee criticizes another person or team within your company, don’t just nod or ignore it.
Deep down, you know you should praise your employees more often. Rather than fret about the frequency of praise, consider your timing.
Only when your employees truly believe that they’re “paid to think” will they harness their creativity and propose blockbuster ideas.
Advice for handling uncomfortable scenarios involving confrontation in the workplace
How to react to a number of different circumstances involving confrontations at work
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If you report to more than one boss on a project, it’s tempting to please a longtime boss or an exec with whom you’re closer.
In many meetings, everyone gets an agenda ahead of time, reads it and ignores it.