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.

In high-stakes negotiations, sitting across the table from your opponents ends the signal that you are enemies, not collaborators who are looking for solutions that meet both your needs.
Whether you're negotiating with a customer, your boss, a peer, or an employee, use these guidelines to help maximize your chances for a successful outcome.
The folks at OfficeTeam asked respondents in a recent survey to identify areas where their bosses could improve. The responses they got are worth your attention:
If your networking and connections helped you become a manager, your workers may view you as the "boss's pet." Here's some advice:
Over the past week or two Maria and Betty, your most experienced register jockey, have gotten into at least half a dozen arguments. You've determined that Betty and Maria are apparently fighting over a man. The information shocks you.
It's clear that you can require bank tellers and phone salespeople to speak fluent English. But can you make the same demand of a construction worker or dishwasher?
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You can make travel arrangements that are cheaper and better for your boss if you pay attention to a few details.

Why does the world seem so full of spineless wimps who call themselves leaders?
Take a few minutes to assess your people’s work environment.
The colder it is outside, the more layers of clothing you don to stay warm.