It is this time of the year again, Christmas is coming closer and the stress level at work is rising. “Everything” has to get done before Christmas. Crazy, but that’s how it is.
During these times when the stress level is high, there is more potential for discussions and conflicts at work.
I remember last year, when the big boss walked into the office and told me to provide him a solution for a problem we had with an internal client within the next two days. Two days. He said. My reaction was basically nonexistent, I don’t know why really.
Well, I gave it a try. Two days later, I walked into his office to present him two scenarios of how I thought we could solve the situation. I probably did not present it well, but my solutions were not accepted. Could I have done better? Probably.
Four Principles on How to Communicate Better at Work
Today, I would like to share with you my big 4 lessons learned from such experiences to communicate better at the work place. [Read more…]