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.
When someone accuses you of a wrongdoing, you may want to fight back—or flee the situation altogether. Instead, control the direction of the conversation by following this process:
Maintain professionalism on conference calls by using these tips.
Dropping the commute and working from home is a positive perk but not without challenges. Follow these tips to work from home productively:
Want to remember more and learn faster? Just like your body, you’ve got to train your brain. Practice these five actions regularly to boost your brain power.
Figuring out how to keep a project moving when you need help from a colleague can be challenging. Business writer Esther Schindler suggests these tips.
Many writers develop their own quirks and styles over time, and it’s possible to identify their writing just by the words and phrases they use. One common style quirk is using prepositions too much, especially the word “of,” says Grammar Girl blogger Mignon Fogarty. “Overusing it can make your writing sound passive and fussy.”
For many people, their cellphone is an extension of their arm during the workday. Some consider the device a distraction, but can it also be useful and increase productivity? For Lifehacker writer Mihir Patkar, the answer is yes.
A new University of Southern California study says brain processing speed increases from 5% to 20% when people are standing compared to sitting.
Research shows overconfidence can raise your status even if you don’t have the skills to back it up. A paper on the subject by Jessica Kennedy of Vanderbilt University and Cameron Anderson and Don Moore of UC Berkeley attempts to explain this phenomenon.
How do you build a positive professional relationship with a shy boss? That’s what one reader asked recently on the Admin Pro Forum.