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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Trust but verify

by on November 1, 2000 10:30pm
in Workplace Communication

If a colleague insists he’s right because “I’ve been here longer than you” or “Just trust me, I know this,” don’t believe it.
All the talent and ability in the world won’t help if your mouth works against you. Monitor your comments, especially if your co-workers show surprise or take offense.
Here's a quiz to determine your charisma.
When criticizing, avoid “you.”
Don’t wait for sunset to wonder, “Where did the day go?”
“It’s not my fault. It’s Jan’s fault.”
Do you suffer from scriptophobia? If you’re afraid to write a memo, gain confidence by adopting these rules.
An interview with James J. Treacy Jr, TMP Worldwide's Chief Operating Officer
A reader tells us she has a nickname for her boss, “Two-fer.” “He always wants me to do two things for the price of one,” she says.
Looking to make a difference? Here are some tips.