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.
Change your position. Don’t slump deeper into your chair to get cozy.
When you’re making deals, what you say doesn’t matter as much as what you see and hear.
Awaken your senses to let your imagination run wild.
You want your employees to eliminate waste so that they operate more efficiently.
You want to motivate your team, so you think of new ways to pay them,
reduce their travel and expand their benefits. While employees may
appreciate your effort, you won’t necessarily produce the most bang for
Ensure that unauthorized users cannot penetrate your organization’s computer system.
Giving a presentation is hard enough without worrying about your
computer breaking down in front of hundreds of onlookers. But whenever
you use laptops and project your mouse-clicks onto a big screen,
problems can erupt.
Years ago, as a smartass newcomer to the corporate world, my favorite
joke was defining a manager as the person who sees visitors so everyone
else can get the work done.
Information is power, especially if you want to break out of a career
rut. Begin by uncovering facts about other companies’ processes,
problems and performance.
Q. Our new hires earn far higher salaries than people like me who’ve been here awhile. This seems unfair.