Business Communication Today, 13th Ed.
Chapter 16. Developing Presentations in a Social Media Environment
"Why is the Indian English accent so distinct from the American English accent?
"This week on the Ask a Manager podcast, I talked to a guest who struggles with worries that she’s not good enough at her job — and it can affect the way she deals with coworkers.
"Can we hop on the phone?
"Say no to perfection and yes to communication.
"Do you feel exhausted after speaking in English?
"When the pressure is on, why do we sometimes fail to live up to our potential?
"No matter how much we try to work with others and get along, the time comes when we can’t agree.
"Many of us have had to battle the specter of arrogance at one time or another.
"If you're looking to improve your small-talk skills, here's an expert take on the best tips for making conversation.
"Many people think persuasion is essentially “debating lite.
"Let’s talk about what we know about how rate of speech impacts credibility and persuasiveness.
Erin Donley (photo, left) deals nicely with the topic at HuffingtonPost.
According to Todd Smith (photo, left), "There are literally hundreds if not thousands of little things we can do to raise the bar in our professional and personal lives.
"Consider these three ways to show gratitude to co-workers who make your life easier.
"From the "I have a dream" speech to Steve Jobs' iPhone launch, many great talks have a common structure that helps their message resonate with listeners.
"A popular school of thought, dramatized in the [the] TV drama Lie to Me, is that a careful study of facial expressions—especially eye movements—tells investigators if a perp is dissembling.
"You don't have to let anyone block your sunlight! To maintain the spotlight here are six tips: .
Michele Knight reports at Dataversity.
Stephanie Vozza (photo, left) reports on the topic at FastCompany.
"Americans are notorious for using filler words.
According to Marcel Schwantes (photo, left), "Instead of asking the casual, basic stuff we're all tired of answering, hit 'em up with these great conversational questions, beginning with my number one most favorite question.
"The truth is that projecting power as a speaker doesn’t mean getting louder.
Richard Felloni presents the winner of the 2017 Toastmaster's World Champion of Public Speaking.
According to voice coach Amy Jo Jackson, "When working with a client who is interested in accent reduction, we’ll begin with a diagnostic session, where I’ll have them read a passage of text so I can hear where they are and what their mouth is doing.