Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in a Digital, Social, Mobile World
"Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.
"Do your coworkers or boss show signs that they secretly hate you?
"What the CEO of a cyber security firm has learned from fighting the bad guys.
"Some people can get so self absorbed, they don't realize they're in way too deep in an argument that has no end in sight.
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"Just about every industry is undergoing some level of digital disruption, and the transformation is only in its infancy, according to McKinsey Digital global leader Paul Willmott, and Jay Scanlan, leader of McKinsey’s Digital Strategy Practice.
Aaron Orendorff (photo, left) has some tips.
"Want to boost your productivity?
"In his book, Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, author and productivity Guru David Allen discusses his “next-action technique,” which basically involves taking action with one task to empower you to get to the next task.
"Here are the top 10 network security challenges faced by small and midsize businesses (SMBs) in 2015 and tips to address them.
John Eades (photo, left) offers his 10 signs at LinkedIn.
"Our parents warned us about it, but it’s hard to understand until you experience it first hand: as you get older, time seems to fly.
"The title of Karen Friedman’s most recent book isn’t exactly subtle.
"Straightening my office bookshelf this weekend, I found a news clipping I had saved because of its wise words from advice columnist Carolyn Hax.
"In his book The Virgin Way, Richard Branson reveals that he loathes speaking in public.
Dann Albright reports at MakeUseOf.
Maya Baratz (photo, left) reports on haptic feedback and the work of Hiroski Ishii of MIT's Media Lab.
Shana Lebowitz has the details.
" University of Illinois study found that people who earn the most (more than $10 million annually) are only a smidge happier than the average Joes and Janes who work for them.
"For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential.
Robert Whipple ruminates at TheTrustAmbassador.
"Contrary to popular belief, the key to productivity is not simply working yourself to the bone.
"Many of us dream of being magically persuasive, to be able to enlist our co-worker to help us, our team member to support us, and our partner to listen to us," says Lolly Daskal of Inc.
"As you sink into the couch, or slide onto the barstool, at the end of an exhausting workday, it’s hard not to experience the warm glow of self-congratulation.