Business Communication Today, 13th Ed.
Chapter 16. Developing Presentations in a Social Media Environment
"There are many different reasons why you might want to influence people.
"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.
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"Artificial intelligence (AI) is already becoming entrenched in many facets of everyday life, and is being tapped for a growing array of core business applications, including
predicting market and customer behavior, automating repetitive tasks and providing alerts when things go awry.
"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.
"How to fix the most common blogging bloopers.
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.