Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in a Digital, Social, Mobile World
"Every business professional and entrepreneur believes they are good communicators, but how do they know?
"Are you paying people to stay busy or are you paying them to be productive?
"The real question may turn out to be whether you’re working for the wrong boss.
"There’s a meme around Silicon Valley that Google is weak on mobile.
"Walmart’s experiment, which it ended after several months, highlights the powerful high-tech tools available to retailers to reduce theft.
"Virtually all leaders believe that to stay competitive, their enterprises must learn and improve every day.
"Ever notice how being turned down stops some people from trying again, while others bounce back from rejection stronger than before?
"This wouldn’t be the last time the FBI Academy pushed me through obstacles.
"Thanks to tweets, texts, posts, and very short attention spans, we have become a society constantly looking for the shortest way to communicate a thought.
"Kamo Asatryan may very well be one of the best kept secrets in the startup ecosystem.
"The media industry has no shortage of things to worry about.
"Focusing on federal truth-in-advertising standards, this A-to-Z primer is an essential resource for businesses of any size.
"In this article you’ll discover how to make sure your content meets Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Google requirements.
"The four questions you need to solve different types of problems.
"Good communication is essential to managing and working in a productive and efficient workplace.
"So, here are three reasons you might be neglecting that date you circled on the calendar, as well as some suggestions for giving yourself a kick in the pants and tackling those pesky projects once and for all!"
Author bio - Kat Boogaard is a writer for The Muse and the Career Editor for The Everygirl.
"Staring at screens right before sleep turns out to be a lot worse than previously thought.
"Here are some of the things that psychologists and social science researchers have found that have the power to lift your spirits and keep them high.
"It used to be (back before the Internet, smartphones and social media) that if you wanted or needed to speak to a client, you picked up the phone – or you sent her a letter.
Carolyn Gregoire (photo, left) checks in with author Nicholas Carr.
Chris Weller defines the "rule of three" and explains why it isn't what it is cracked up to be.
"Remember these points before taking it personally.