With so many of us looking at our smartphones, it’s almost quaint to have a face-to-face conversation. Yet there’s no replacement for looking into someone’s eyes and establishing a bond.
Communication in business requires the understanding of different communication styles, and the ability to break down communication barriers.
In business communication, effective communication requires a sort of “office communication toolkit” – the kind of resource Business Management Daily provides.
Do employees or co-workers regularly interrupt you or do other tasks, such as look at their phones, as you speak? Use these phrases to put an end to the rude behavior.
Slack, a team collaboration and communication tool, is becoming increasing popular in the workplace, especially for virtual and hybrid teams. If you are using it, make sure you follow these courtesy rules so that everyone benefits from—and doesn’t resent—the technology.
Studies show that people who have strong friendships at work tend to be happier, healthier and more productive. However, the situation can turn negative if one friend oversteps or stresses the other one out.
If your experience provides you with more perspective that could lead to better ideas and prevent failure, speak up. Try out these phrases.
Group emails can get away from you. People chime in, add information and responses, and it all becomes pretty convoluted. If you find yourself caught up in a confusing email chain, do this.
While you may want to wait as long as possible before you break bad news to your team, you’ll reduce resistance and increase support for the change if you announce it early.
You know emojis have gotten out of hand when they have their own movie. The critically planned flick certainly did nothing to stem the tide of smiley faces across digital screens everywhere—so how about yours?
It’s downright annoying when people don’t respond to requests in a timely fashion. Make sure that you aren’t disrespecting people’s time by following these tips.
Your job is tell your employees what to do. Right? No, of course that’s wrong. Your job is to communicate with your employees to bring the best out of them. It’s about being positive, not bossy. Here’s how.