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.
Guest blogging is a quick way to build up your online presence. If you aren’t getting the traffic or connections you seek, consider reaching out to credible blogs in your industry.
For you to remain credible, your words must match your actions. Here are five actions that keep your credibility strong:
In many cases, your hands will be tied and you won’t be able to manage with an open book. However, when you can share plans, information, decisions and ideas the organization is considering with your team, do so.
As language has become more casual, the use of “so” to begin sentences is becoming more common. Here are three very good reasons to banish that usage.
If you have a corporate newsletter, ensure that the time you invest in creating it is worth it. Create a newsletter employees will actually read with these tips.
Cold-calling is often necessary for business development; it’s also disliked by even the best sales reps. The next time you face a list of phone numbers, use these techniques to improve your approach:
When communicating within your industry, business jargon is very common and often becomes second nature. When communicating with clients or potential business partners, it’s likely less appropriate.
To prioritize your goals, figure out your supervisor’s top goals for your team. If you don’t know, ask. Then identify which of your tasks will help the team meet those goals.
Defuse means “to make less dangerous, tense or embarrassing.” Diffuse means “to pour out and spread, as a fluid."
Too often how we want people to view us and how they actually do are not the same. To create the professional image you want to convey, start by mapping out exactly how you’d like to be seen.