Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobile World
"Not long ago I worked with an energetic, creative group who, while focusing on presentation skills, wondered how to best engage their audiences.
"When leaders get "stuck in the weeds" and deliver an excess of data and details the listeners tune out and the message gets lost.
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"Here are 10 charts that show some of the profound effects the iPhone-led — and Google Android-fueled — mobile boom have caused over the past decade.
"Peak performance and discomfort go hand in hand.
"The truth is, brain freeze can happen to anyone.
"Although the term may still conjure up sci-fi images of robots gone rogue, AI, as it is often called for short, is actually far less terrifying.
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"Formal manners and titles aren't elitist.
"Busy and productive are not the same thing.
"AI technologies today range from simple to extraordinarily complicated.
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"As technological planets align, artificial intelligence flourishes.
"Fear of rejection is one of the reasons people avoid public speaking.
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"Workers aren’t always to blame for distractions.
"Sure, you’re out of your depth, but you can still make a great impact.
"From tidying your space to reading the news, there are a variety of ways to prep for the day.
"Here is a radically innovative way to look at time management: Go slower.
"So when you’re laboring under a certain degree of unavoidable stress, you need to make sure it’s the right amount to keep you plugging away, but not so overwhelming that your performance and productivity plummet.
"Instead of waiting for something outside yourself to rescue you from circumstance, take action to create the life you want.
"There is a lot going on in our minds when we take in a presentation, much of it beneath our layer of consciousness.
"Nowhere is technological advancement more evident than in communications.