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Grammar Slammer Grammar Slammer

Punctuation, usage, spelling ... the Grammar Slammer is keeping an eye on the way we use (and misuse!) the written word.

Communications Library Communications
Library

Keep on top of vital issues and improve your interactions with subordinates with a wide range of printable training guides.

Presentation Station Presentation Station

Tomorrow's the biggest presentation of your life, and you're still not quite feeling it. Here's a library of nuts and bolts assistance.

Multimedia Training Multimedia Training

A wide selection of video and audio recordings on communications issues is here to train you and your staff, whether you have only five minutes to spare or 75.

Sound Bites

Sound Bites: November ’18

Did you use the word “fantastic” four times in two paragraphs? When writing a lengthy report or email, most of us fall into repetitive patterns of word usage, which we ourselves may not spot as we type. During the proofreading stage, take the time to search the document for some common words you think you’ve only included once—you may be surprised at how often they’ve snuck in there.

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Features

Communicator of the Month

Communicator of the Month

One giant mistake

Communication is tough. It’s impossible when conflicting parties won’t communicate face to face. That appears to be the problem for this month’s Worst Communicator: The NFL’s Odell Beckham Jr.

What to Say When...

What to Say When...

… An employee gets on your nerves

As a manager, you have to work with all sorts of personalities. But when an employee’s behavior gets on your nerves and interferes with your work, you need a simple, gentle way to take action. Try this approach.

Social Studies

Social Studies

4 time-saving hacks for Instagram

Do you love Instagram? Try these tips to make it even easier and less time-consuming to use.

Your Office Coach

Your Office Coach

After a bad performance review, narrow your focus

Q: “I just had a horrible performance review in which I was given thirty days to improve as a supervisor. If my boss would stop micromanaging, I feel sure that I could demonstrate better leadership skills. How can I get her to change her management style? I love this job and don’t want to lose it.”  Anxious