Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobile World
"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.
In this Harvard Business Review video, "Marco Iansiti and Karim R.
"Emotions are what make us human, but sometimes, our most human side can lead us into pitfalls that could have been easily avoided had we kept our emotions in check.
"You want to stop procrastinating?
"Culture shock is the confusion and agitation one encounters when being in a foreign place.
"A lot of people are confused.
Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Michael Corkery report at NYTimes.
"Latin America is destined to emerge as one of the most important regions in the global market for mobile telephony, according to the latest studies published in the sector.
According to Bob Egan (photo, left), "Thirty-nine percent of employees say that a foundation of trust between them and their employers still isn’t there when it comes to mobile.
"When people talk about “the next big thing,” they’re never thinking big enough.
"Every business professional and entrepreneur believes they are good communicators, but how do they know?
"Wondering what it takes to be inclusive of employees with disabilities?
"Are you paying people to stay busy or are you paying them to be productive?
From their website, "Founded in 2004, the Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD) is a collaboration of four leadership organizations: Catalyst, The Executive Leadership Council, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility, and Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc.
"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.