The Importance of Communication in the Workplace

The Communication Blog

The source of the problem could be everything from personal management styles and educational backgrounds to personality conflicts and cultural differences. You also need to be specific (even if it’s just with yourself) about why you are fighting this particular battle. Is it really to improve the work situation, or is this just a personal preference or annoyance? Speaking in generalities won’t even solve general problems.

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Presentation Design: A Management Philosophy

Duarte Blog

And that’s exactly what happened when she met Jimmy Guterman , executive editor of MIT Sloan Management Review , at the most recent TED conference. It’s no surprise that Nancy views the world through a design lens, a skill which she has used to help world-renowned executives, politicians and thought leaders develop presentations, but it may surprise some to know that it is also her personal management philosophy. Managers can spend a lot of time clarifying.