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.
Apply these two gems of negotiating wisdom from a classic source:
Even liberals may come to regard the late William Rehnquist as one of the best U.S. Supreme Court chief justices of the century. Reasons: His moderation and efficiency, his fairness and good nature helped him get along with ideological opponents.
Problem: Writers tend to either overuse dashes or avoid them.
Here are the "seemingly small behaviors ... that would apply anywhere" that Dennis Snow says define a true professional.
Stay on top of your responsibilities with this technique from Donald Trump:
When Pennsbury High School junior class President Bob Costa was asked
to take on a mission—persuade local-but-soon-to-be-national pop star
John Mayer to play the 2003 Pennsbury High junior prom—he agreed.
The following novels are old, corny and sexist. But they were the most
popular “get ahead” books of their day because they taught effective
lessons about success.
Carole Howe’s strengths lie in her imaginative concepts:
tickle-your-fancy ideas that brought shops like Bow Wow Meow, Field
& Stream and Fly Babies into airport concourses. But Howe, founder and president of the specialty retail group that
operates Creative Kidstuff, The Paradies Shops and other successful
airport retail franchises, admits that she isn’t much of a planner.
For the average person, fear offers a warning to stop. For leaders,
fear offers evidence that they’ve arrived at an important juncture.
Richard Scrushy, Ken Lay, Bernie Ebbers: Are you listening? A recent study shows that companies run by superstars who’ve won major
awards from the business press underperform their competitors and
markets in the years after winning, as they start spending more time on
things that don’t help the company.