Business Communication

A Feel Good, Non-Smarmy Guide to Business Communication

May 16, 2016

Has this happened to you? You walk into a business meetingĀ and a salesperson rushes to greet you. With pearly whites flashing, he (or she) pumps your hand while gushing how simply wonderful it is to meet you. How did it make you feel? A bit nauseated? Turned off? Now think about what followed. Did that […]

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#1 Tip for Communicating What You Want Others to Know

April 25, 2016

How great would it be if your audience knows exactly what you want them to know? No confusion No unanswered questions Perfect communication Do you have the know-how for better business communication? This year’s theme of business communication basics answers the who, what, did you of business communication. In the What’s your purpose post, you […]

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How Business Communication Fails on Purpose

April 4, 2016

Have you felt the pain of failing a class? Instead of learning, you felt confused. Disconnected. Even stupid. Pretty lousy feeling, wasn’t it? Without clearly defined purpose, business communication can have that effect. Understanding the purpose of your business communication and how to best achieve that puts your business at the top of its class. […]

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How Sharing Business Communication Could Save Your Life

March 21, 2016

Have you ever felt like you were the last person to hear about changes? Changes that have a direct impact on what you do. Tick you off? Yeah, me too. Sharing business communication with the people who need to know sounds logical, doesn’t it? But how often have you (or another key person) been left […]

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How to Peel Away the Style Layers of Your Audience

March 7, 2016

How much do you reveal about yourself? Are you direct? Even-keeled? A control freak? We all have layers to our personality and our own communication styles and preferences. Imagine communicating to a roomful of different personalities and styles. Good business communication adjusts for the differences. This year’s theme of business communication basics answers the who, […]

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