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.
If leadership aspirations are too lofty, they can lose all their meaning.
Determining when to use subjunctive verbs—“I was” or “I were” constructions—can be confusing.
To be an effective communicator, you need to do more than just say the right things at the right time.
Sometimes the email response you need is not the one you get.
The average member of the Class of 2016 left college $37,172 in debt—6% more than in 2015 and a new record.
Marie Boker is the director of first impressions at Phelps, an integrated marketing communications agency in Playa Vista, Calif. She was downsized from another agency almost 20 years ago, but when that company was acquired by Phelps soon after, she got a boost.
If you don’t think there’s much to those half-hearted questions about your co-workers’ Saturday and Sunday experiences, you might want to sit down. We’ve spotted four different levels of psychology going on there—all depending on how you phrase things.
A good night’s sleep is said to be essential for success, but sometimes it is difficult to obtain.
We all want to make a good impression at work. It’s paramount to our success that we give dedicated thinking time to how we are accomplishing that goal.
Keeping up a conversation comes naturally to some, but most people need to practice to be a good conversationalist.