Internal Communication

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Passive-aggressive and cynical comments can make life miserable and exhaust you if you’re the target of them. Here’s how you can stay strong in the face of negativity.
The root cause of many problems in the office is poor communication. The guaranteed solution to this problem is to work only with people who are telepathic—but since that isn’t a realistic option, here are some tips to improve your communication.

Learn from co-workers’ signals

November 2, 2017 Categorized in: Internal Communication

You and your co-workers probably don’t say what you mean sometimes, and that can lead to poor communication. Here are some common phrases people use when they’re hiding what they really mean.
If you’re unhappy with a co-worker’s behavior and aren’t sure whether reporting the person would be telling or tattling, ask yourself these four questions.
Speaking up about something you think a superior is doing wrong is intimidating and risky. From calling attention to a serious violation to questioning a simple business practice, you have to weigh your situation to determine whether speaking up is the right thing to do.
Many teams are finding themselves saving email for longer correspondences or anything external. For other things, there’s Slack.
Your communications make an impression on others, so why not work to make those impressions positive? Here are some steps to consider when planning your communications.
Communication skills at work are essential if you want to have your ideas heard or have co-workers who are comfortable sharing ideas with you.
Life would be simpler if we all spoke the same language. Not only do many of us speak completely different languages based on culture, but we also speak different languages based on gender. Neither style is better than the other; they’re just different.

Alternatives to the email grind

December 1, 2016 Categorized in: Internal Communication

Here are a few team communication options other than Slack.
When we’re trying to convey a message, concept or lesson to co-workers, we tend to take the path of least resistance: typing a few words onto the screen and dashing off an email.
We’ve all had moments of peace and perfect working rhythm disrupted by the boom of a co-worker who always hits uncomfortable decibel levels—and not because of anger or excitement. Some people are just … loud.
Words can make or break your career. You may accidently say the wrong thing sometimes, but the bigger concern is words you use every day that hurt your career.
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