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.
Benefit: With proper planning ...
If you're a "hyperhelper" or "give-aholic," ask yourself these questions, suggested by a psychologist, when someone asks you to do something:
Problem: A case of "dangling modifier": when the subject of your sentence doesn't agree with the description that precedes it.
Stress may be inevitable, and it can be a positive force. But your ability to keep from burning out is important not just for your productivity in the office but your physical health, as well.
Problem: "I know to use the article 'an' before a vowel," writes Penny Perkins, Dayton, Ohio. "Do you use 'an' before a silent 'h,' as in 'an honor student?'"
Even if your co-workers are your only customers, applying the principles of great customer service will allow you to sell your skills at a premium price.