Sep 22

Effective Business Communication

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Effective business communication skills are vital to successful co-worker and customer interactions. Both the speaker and the listener share responsibility of making the message clear, but effective communication goes far beyond simple speech and hearing. Body language, tone of voice, word choice, message clarification and communication style all come into play, and can make the…

Sep 22

Why War Metaphors No Longer Cut It In Business Strategy

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The word “strategy” has long been associated with war. It derives its roots from Greek military terminology, and is synonymous with a general devising a plan for battle. But thinking of corporate strategy like this, in today’s technology-driven market, is out-of-date. The most successful modern companies are adapting their approach to corporate planning, finding more…