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.
Give Jim Cathcart credit. Rather than pen another fluffy self-help book, he cuts right to the core issues that can help you reach your full potential.
You’re a career climber, so you figure you need to climb up, up, up.
Ultimately, you do. But some of the most savvy go-getters also know
when to move laterally.
You’re a law-abiding corporate citizen, right? Of course. So that means
you never use a pirated version of someone else’s software.
Ever wonder why some managers create a harmonious, warm atmosphere while others operate in a snake pit?
Q. I’ve been asked to lead some
training seminars for groups of employees at my company. I hate public
speaking, and I really hate teaching people who seem a lot older and
smarter than me. In the two sessions I’ve already led, I’ve been
mortified when I try to ask questions and the group just sits there,
silent. I wind up making a fool of myself. What can I do?
If you’re job hunting, use your search as leverage to improve your current situation—just don’t twist your boss’s arm too hard.
You’ve just returned from a job interview, and you must put a thank-you note in the mail right away. Rather than just jot down how much you enjoyed the meeting, go a step further.
When a boss promises to give you a raise or promotion at some future time, don’t just nod, walk away and wait for your big day.
Win over others with questions, not lectures.
When you miss a promotion or lose your job, take a broad perspective.