Business Category: Improve Business Communication


How to Create Better PowerPoint Presentations

What’s your first reaction when you enter the conference room and you see the VP of Very Important Stuff firing up the projector? How about when, once they’ve got the projector to cooperate, you see the title frame of a PowerPoint slide show? Oh, and how about when they hand you a 200-page stack of “everything we’re going to ‘discuss”?

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What Are Policy and Procedure Forums?

People love to talk about policies and procedures. Even clear writing on this subject, however, isn’t the same as a lively discussion where different experiences, observations, and viewpoints are exchanged. While external training is still important, it is also possible to take part in discussions and exchanges with people from different regions representing all types of organizations – all from your office. Do you know how to use policy and procedure forums to your benefit? Continue reading…

How Can You Maximize Departmental Communication?

We should all recognize the importance of good communication, but how good are we at executing and employing basic communication principles as managers? If any of your employees come into a performance review unsure of what is going to happen, then you should know you are not doing as well as you could. So how can you maximize departmental communication? Continue reading…