Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobile World
" 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.
"There’s a quote from Benjamin Franklin that says, “Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
"Here are some tips on how you can communicate more effectively with people at work, be they customers, co-workers, subordinates, or superiors.
"To help you have more meaningful conversations, we checked out some relevant Quora threads and other advice and highlighted the best tips.
"You might think that the reams of analysis done on office space would have by now turned every workplace into a humming hive of engagement and productivity.
According to Tessa Sterkenburg (photo, left), "What we want is less noise, more context, ease of use, ease of access and the certainty that our listeners understand the message.
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"In a new report from BI Intelligence, we discuss all of the components of the IoT [Internet of Things] ecosystem, including its devices, analytics, networks, and security.
We check in with Benjamin Hardy at Medium.
"So much of being successful at your job has little to do with the actual work you do.
"We asked 6 experts from different fields to share their view on the future of communication.
"I’ve spent the past decade researching and writing about elite performers in creative fields.
Stephanie Scotti, in this part 2 of 2 posts at SmartBlogs.
"It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time.
"Beyond the prerequisite of merely getting the audience to listen, your voice also projects an image about you that can enhance your credibility and persuasiveness — or not.
See how Catalyst, "the leading nonprofit organization with a mission to accelerate progress for women through workplace inclusion," is helping companies create "workplaces where employees representing every dimension of diversity can thrive.