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.
I am a technical assistant. My supervisor misunderstood the tone of an
e-mail I sent her, where I was questioning a decision she made. She
became very angry.
Walter B. Wriston is among the most influential American business figures of the 20th century.
To ensure that you don’t hog a conversation, limit yourself to three
sentences before you stop to ask a question or pause to let the other
person jump in
When you make a mistake on a high-visibility project, take responsibility.
One of the most common and easily preventable causes of communication
breakdown is when individuals fail to address someone’s question.
Some managers have trouble expressing exactly what they want their team to do.
Introduce your next presentation with flair.
You’ve heard all the standard ways to network, such as chatting up
strangers at a trade show and setting up informational interviews with
Spend a few hours in an entirely different part of your business.
Public relations usually applies to companies looking for good
publicity. But you can borrow the same techniques to increase your
visibility at work and trumpet your success.