Excellence in Business Communication, 12th Edition
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in a Digital, Social, Mobile World
Here are the points that have made artificial intelligence gain a lot of popularity:
Understanding and forecasting epidemics and pandemics and finding a cure
Understanding shifting consumer needs
Making virtual experiences more real
Going fully digital
Making way for robots to empower the human workforce
Smarter digital devices
"One of the most explosive Silicon Valley scandals of all time was a poorly run, easily discovered scheme inspired by a 1980s teen comedy, conducted by a company long past its heyday to harass a mom and pop blog.
"Here are the most disruptive office distractions, ranked from worst to least worst, based the percentage of respondents who described them as causing moderate to very high distraction levels: .
"In this conversation between Michael Hyatt [photo, left] and Get-It-Done Guy, Stever Robbins, Michael offers a wide range of tools to make you more productive, more relaxed, and help you achieve the highest of all goals: freedom.
"Start your day off the right way with these 9 habits that happy people use to get their morning going.
"By spotting and changing a few bad habits, you can easily increase your reading speed without missing out on detail, says Jordan Harry.
"Perfectionism is a double-edged sword.
"Wanna stand out as a particularly collaborative colleague?
"Naval Ravikant (@naval) is the CEO and co-founder of AngelList.
"We took a look at how American work habits have changed over the past 10 years.
"The average American adult is expected to spend nearly 3.
"Let’s face it: ideas are a dime a dozen.
Liz Funk talks to Kim Dower (photo, left), a Los Angeles-based media trainer, on the topic.
"The TED speaker and podcast host shares 4 items from his to-don’t list — stuff he’s shed from his life to make him a happier and more effective human.
"Business Insider spoke with Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert, to discover the most common white lies told in the workplace, and what to do instead.
"Multi-tasking makes you less productive - and can contribute to stress and burnout.
"Get more done by understanding which of your tasks depend on which others, and sequence them to take the least amount of time.
"They say you teach what you most need to learn.
"Learn to spot these subtle signs to avoid the heartaches and headaches of sudden employee exits.
"Are you a perfectionist?
"The need for respect is intertwined with many basic human needs, but doesn’t receive…well, the respect that it deserves when it comes to workplace performance.
"Most of us manage our time the same ways: by writing to-do lists and prioritizing the items on those lists.