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 the first quarter of 2001, more than 160,000 U.S. high-tech workers lost their jobs.
If you’re in a rut, the last thing you need is to hang around naysayers.
List five things you love to do—things that really interest, energize and motivate you. They may include hobbies, interests, sports or work.
Most people talk at 125-180 words per minute. But listeners can process up to 500 words a minute, making it easy for them to capture the gist of your message and daydream.
You’ll move up faster if bosses trust you.
The are only 29 openings for head coach of an NBA team. Butch Carter filled one of those jobs for three years, boosting the Toronto Raptors from 16 wins to 45 wins.
To jump-start your job search, you enlist a headhunter to steer you to the best openings. That’s a good start. But don’t assume a recruiter will think of you first.
Your peers and bosses perceive you as crass, impulsive and unreliable. Yet you think of yourself as blunt, intuitive and flexible.
Some speakers don’t end their comments with finality.
I’ve been offered a good job with a salary that matches my experience and excellent benefits in an industry I have no interest in. But it’s hard to obtain a comparable salary in my desired field. What should I do?