Professional Communications Etiquette
We welcome Leslie's husband, Jim, to the podcast for today's episode. This is a must listen for anyone who is in the professional space or aspiring to be there. Setting the right tone is key. Bonus: Tips on Video Calls for the Professional
Audio Only Version
Set the table: Jim visiting again because he’s at home and Ryan and Leslie haven’t worked in brick and mortar for a while. We know virtual and small business. Jim knows formal office
Segment 1: Phones
Ryan: Not obsolete are they? But rules have changed
More purpose driven and shorter.
Usually scheduled via email or text
Practices developed about timing of calls, like when it was just phones, a call after 9pm meant emergency
Segment 2: Email and text
Text, just don’t in the office.
Email. Length, type, subject line, reply all
Segment 3: Video conferencing
Ryan: so many fails out there now. Clothing, bathrooms, backgrounds,
Closing: Final thoughts
Emails, texts, calls are demands for your time. So many now, need to recognize that you don’t have to submit to every demand.