Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 17. Enhancing Presentations with Slides and Other Visuals
"We've talked before about how video resumes can be a great way to stand out in your job search, especially when it's a job you really want," writes Erin Greenawald (photo, left).
"People need to be inspired, and they will only feel inspired if their leader is positively disposed — and joyful.
"Changing a habit is HARD.
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"TED Talks are fun and interesting.
"Those who succeed in their careers are those who are willing to apply a critical eye to themselves.
"You don't have to be born with the power of persuasion.
"The Happiness Equation author and 1000 Awesome Things creator Neil Pasricha [photo, left] came by to talk about criticism.
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"Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done.
"The ancient Stoic philosophers are often dismissed as joyless and boring intellectuals.
"Wharton operations, information and decisions professor Senthil Veeraraghavan [photo, left] has made it his business to help businesses figure out how to improve their outcomes with adjustable pricing models – without jeopardizing their relationships with customers.
"Barbara Pachter provides advice on how to properly act in business and social settings in The Essentials of Business Etiquette: How to Greet, Eat, and Tweet Your Way to Success.
According to Greg Stone (photo, left), "Many executives start presentations about products or initiatives with a vague theme statement, often expressed with as much pith as a puff of smoke: “We have a new focus on customer satisfaction,” or “Our current strategic goals are execution and innovation.
"In his book The Virgin Way, Richard Branson reveals that he loathes speaking in public.
"What's the secret to becoming an excellent public speaker?
"Even if it’s not your job to read the evening news, a teleprompter can come in handy.
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This video presentation by Professor Patricia Jenkinson describes the process of perception and helps explain why we each perceive the world in a unique way.