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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Suggest a change in a colleague's embarrassing dress.

Tame a screamer

by on October 1, 2000 9:30pm
in Workplace Communication

It’s easy to assume that when someone yells at you, it’s justified.
In one-on-one discussions, you may say “That’s wrong” or “No, I disagree.” Such blunt remarks can sting.
If you’re chairing a meeting, don’t allow events beyond your control to derail your progress.
You’re full of fresh ideas. But all your outside-the-box thinking goes for naught because you’re surrounded by bosses and colleagues who play it safe.
Even if you list a series of airtight arguments to support your point, you may not sway your audience if it doubts your credibility.
Show a bias for action.
Don’t wait to make New Year’s resolutions to plot your next career move. Start now!