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"As the volume of email we send and receive grows, with it comes a new problem: finding a specific message—or specific piece of information—within your vast archive.
"In offices around the world, writers spend time and energy disputing business writing standards.
"If you want your audience to pay attention and stay interested, consider building curiosity into your presentation," writes Dave Mac (photo, left) in an article at his website, PresentationBlogger.
"Lori Wright, general manager of Microsoft Teams and Skype marketing, offers advice for making daily meetings less repetitive and more inclusive.
"Skilled business writing rejects jargon.
"According to David [Burkus], tons of networking books out there give advice, but the problem with the advice is it simply focuses on acquiring more contacts," writes Vanessa Van Edwards at her website, TheScienceofPeople.
"In the military, a poorly formatted email may be the difference between mission accomplished and mission failure.
Liz Ryan (photo, left) answers a reader's concern that a fellow networker has gone into hiding after being coached on her networking methods.
"People need to hear from us often.
"Sending and receiving a follow-up email can be annoying.
"I’m starting to think we’ve hit "peak subscription box," declares Sarah Halzack (photo, left).
Bryan Kramer (photo, left) weighs in on the topic at Forbes.
"Living and working abroad, or even just working on a diverse team with international colleagues, can be exciting—new cultures, languages, and ways of expression are all around you.
"A classic introvert preference is aversion to meetings.
"Whether you know it or not, our bodies have a specifically set programming schedule for the best time of day to concentrate, spark new ideas, and experience peak performance.
According to Michael Hyatt (photo, left), "Most of us try to increase productivity by doing more things faster.
"It’s the power of making connections.
"Though business communication may not always be perfectly executed, the "What happened?
"Machine learning is on the verge of seriously impacting workplace communications.
"I’ve read a lot of cover letters in my career — thousands of them, maybe even tens of thousands.
"The best way to end a job interview is to get up and go.
"Niceness wasn’t part of the equation.
"It's the secret nobody talks about.
"When we live in an environment, we become blind to the weak spots.