6 smart moves to update and improve your business style

How poor communication can sabotage your career

You've done your best to jump-start your career, now it's time to look at how to prevent your own behavior (or at least how you're perceived) from sabotaging your work life.

It's time to rethink the most basic ways you communicate — both at work and at home.

Is your online reputation affecting your business? Is your customer service exemplary or lacking? Is your social networking outside of the job haunting your career?

If you’re perplexed by the new rules of communication, follow my career advice. I'm the author of Career and Corporate Cool: How to Look, Dress and Act the Part at Every Stage of Your Career.

These 6 smart moves will help you put your best business foot forward — and avoid sticking it in your mouth.