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.

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From his childhood on the White Earth reservation in Minnesota through his career in baseball, Charles Albert Bender developed various pitches (maybe even the game’s first slider) and a reputation for dependability in the clutch. Bender never let anyone see him sweat ...

 

On the surface, a boss or a co-worker who constantly interrupts you may come off as a bit of a jerk. However, it may simply be that in­­ter­­rupting is the only way he knows how to communicate, writes workplace communication consultant Guy Farmer.
Administrative Professional Today recently spoke to Miriam Salpeter, career coach and author of Social Networking for Career Success, about how administrative profession­­als can combine social networking and traditional career strategies to empower their success.
Exuding authority often comes easier to men than women, but those same behaviors can also be a liability in collaborative work environments, says Carol Kinsey Goman. She shares five body language mis­­takes and tips on how to avoid them.
If you’ve read any of David Bach’s books, (Start Late Finish Rich, Debt Free for Life, The Automatic Millionaire), one of his core concepts is The Latte Factor®. Use the L-A-T-T-E Method to con­­sistently redirect your energy toward your best future.
Prioritize: Following through on com­mitments means that if you agree to do one thing, you won’t be able to do something else ... Good looks pay: Studies conducted by economist Daniel Hamermesh show that better-looking American men earn 4% more than average-looking men of similar education and experience.
When we hear “mentor,” most of us picture an older, wiser person who has many years of work experience. But it doesn’t always have to be like that.
Having a glowing recommendation attached to your profile is a great way to stand out to recruiters, but it’s important that you also write great recommendations for others. Expert tips to help you get and give effective recommendations:
When looking for a new job, don’t overlook the importance of culture. You won’t learn what you need to know by asking generic questions such as “What’s the culture like?” or “Are people treated well?”
Women apologize too much in the workplace, even as they take on leadership roles, says author and speaker Amber Mac. Here are the three biggest reasons women apologize and what they can do to curb it:
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