Communication

Projecting power through body language

October 1, 2007
It’s not exactly news that nonverbal communication plays a huge role in the impression we give to others. Strengthen the message your body language says about your leadership with these tips.

Be an assertive team leader

September 1, 2007
What does it mean to be assertive? It means expressing your opinions and feelings as soon as you see something that bothers you, rather than waiting until you’re angry.

What’s going on behind closed doors?

September 1, 2007
It’s the third time it’s happened this week. Jeremy is in Jessica’s office with the door closed, and he’s been there for 20 minutes.

Tips for orientations

September 1, 2007
Here are a few quick tips to help when you orient new employees.

Handling common complaints about pay

September 1, 2007
What do you do when workers complain about their pay? Try our solutions to some common problems.

Instant messaging tips

August 1, 2007
The tech consultants at the Gartner Group have a report out predicting that instant messaging will become more widely used than e-mail as a communication tool–even in the workplace.

Warning signs of workplace conflict

August 1, 2007
How can you tell when trivial issues are poised to turn into major headaches? From conflict management experts Gayle and Nabil Oudeh, here are some warning signs to watch for.

Tips for multilingual teams

July 1, 2007
As both our societies and our workplaces become more diverse, it’s more common to find different languages spoken on our teams. Here are some points to bear in mind.

Thoughts on freedom in the workplace

July 1, 2007
I saw an article stating “Workers can be fired or reprimanded for sharing their opinions with co-workers, customers or the public, raising the question: Whatever happened to the freedom of speech?”

Dealing with a burned-out boss

July 1, 2007
It’s not surprising–or a sign of personal weakness–that more and more bosses feel burned out. But you need the vision and guidance an enthusiastic boss provides in order to do your very best work. Here are some steps to take: