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.
It may not be easy to acknowledge that you are a defensive communicator. Understand that being defensive makes it difficult for others to speak honestly with you, as they don’t want to upset you. Some common defense mechanisms include sarcasm, blaming, trivializing, overexplaining or withdrawing. Here are steps you can take to address it.
With email being such a huge part of business communication, it’s essential to know how to write well. Forbes staff writer Susan Adams has gathered advice to help you improve the clarity of your writing.
They may fight like cats and dogs in Washington, D.C., but they swear like sailors. The nation’s capital is America’s foulest-mouthed city, according to a survey by CareerBuilder.com.
Whether it's presenting to customers or to colleagues, almost everyone has to speak in front of an audience at some point in his or her career. And just about everyone hates doing it. Try these tips to overcome the fear and become an even better presenter:
Most people work hard and do their best on the job, but feedback can always help us to do better. Outside of regular performance reviews, how can you get feedback on what you’re doing well and what you could be doing better?
Conventional wisdom dictates that sitting in conference rooms squanders a huge chunk of an executive’s workday. But all those back-to-back meetings may actually serve a productive purpose.
Scott Sterling offers three ways to make your next presentation interesting and painless for everyone involved.
In their new book, college professors and brothers Steven and Victor Cahn take those who write up their work through a step-by-step editing process. A few simple tricks stand out.
Languages are living things that evolve over time, with new words created and old ones falling out of common use. Still, just because a lot of people use a word, or use it in a new way, doesn’t make it correct. Veteran copy editor and “word nerd” Tom Stern offers words and phrases to watch out for.
Employees at SceneTap range in age from 18 to 55, millennials to boomers. The younger set likes social media and is tethered by smartphone. Thirty-somethings prefer email, instant messaging and videoconferencing. Boomers go for phone calls and walking around. To accommodate each communication style, the phone application company tracks who likes what.