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Office Communication

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.

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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.

Conducting difficult conversations is never fun. However, leadership expert Kevin Eikenberry says you can make them less unbearable—and ensure a better outcome—if you ask yourself these questions beforehand.
Cy Wakeman says that ego-driven behaviors are one of the biggest causes of drama. So how can you keep your own big ego from causing drama at work?
At the heart of every productive conversation, there are two roles: storyteller and listener(s). While the storyteller’s role is important, the listener’s role is critical to the successful outcome of the conversation.
Don’t have the time to produce a fancy company newsletter? You can still keep your employees informed about goings-on both big and small through a regular email blast .
Even when your intentions are good, the wrong statement can turn a minor issue into a full-blown problem. Avoid these three phrases.
Most of us have at least one communication habit that is distracting to our listeners. Here are the top 10 distracting speaking behaviors and what those quirks are communicating to your listeners.
No doubt it’s frustrating when people won’t return your emails. Follow these tips to garner a response without damaging the work relationship.
You could have the best idea in the world, but if you botch your presentation of it, no one will care. Follow these tips to state your case well.
Do you have a co-worker who drives you nuts? Don’t waste your time and energy being angry and annoyed. Instead, follow these tips.
Email eats up a chunk of the workday, with some reports suggesting upwards of 2.5 hours per day. It’s more than a time waster, though. It’s also a huge cause of stress because employees feel obliged to deal with it around the clock, even when they should be off the clock.
Ensure that you have put forth polished, professional writing by asking yourself these questions before you share it with others.
Connecting with complete strangers can be uncomfortable for shy people, but email can be a great option if you feel too awkward to introduce yourself in person. Follow these tips.
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