Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 5. Completing Business Messages
Want to get the edge on the rest of the job competition?
Lynn Gaertner-Johnston (photo left), founder of Syntax Training, emphasizes the importance of proofing an important piece by first printing it:
I regularly receive e-mails that end with the slogan "Please consider the environment before printing this message.
If writing isn’t taught well enough or often enough these days, editing is hardly taught at all.
In thinking and writing about groups working on revising a document, I’ve become increasingly convinced that “revision” may be an artificial separation.
“The true proof-reader,” wrote John Wilson, head of The University Press in Cambridge, Mass.
Take this interactive proofreading quiz to see how well you do.
This presentation gives numerous tips for improving your interpersonal communication.
Sheena Iyengar studies how we make choices -- and how we feel about the choices we make.
I want to talk about the transformed media landscape, and what it means for anybody who has a message they want to get out to anywhere in the world.
We worry that IM, texting, Facebook are spoiling human intimacy, but Stefana Broadbent's research shows how communication tech is capable of cultivating deeper relationships, bringing love across barriers like distance and workplace rules.
It's more important than ever for your e-mail to stand out.
This presentation all started one day on a plane, on my way to TED, seven years ago.
20 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web.
Learn to make the transition from teaching in a traditional classroom to teaching online.
Larry Winget, an 'irritational' speaker and host of Big Spender on A&E, talks about why Americans aren't getting as much done as they can.
Why you should watch this video:
Alan Siegel is the founder and chairman of Siegel+Gale, brand consultancy.
Are you getting the whole truth and nothing but?
Politicians are strange creatures, says politician Omar Ahmad.
Steven Gaffney, president of the Steven Gaffney Company, is a leading expert on honest, interpersonal communication, influence and leadership .
If you ever wondered why some presentations and keynote speakers really connect with you, it’s often because they use the power of storytelling and great images (rather than bulletpoints) that help their audiences to visualize their message.
Here are the sevev benefits that drive human behavior and will you help write more persuasive messages.
David McCandless makes infographics -- simple, elegant ways to see information that might be too complex or too big, small, abstract or scattered to otherwise be grasped.
Serial tech entrepreneur and renowned angel investor David S.
BW Editor Nick Leiber talks to communications coach Carmine Gallo about how to apply the techniques business leaders use to influence staffers, clients, and investors