Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in a Digital, Social, Mobile World
"The infographic below shows five of the most toxic types of employees that exist and how to keep their problems from affecting you and your fellow co-workers.
Michael Hyatt (photo, left) weighs in.
"As a CIO and entrepreneur I’m often asked by entrepreneurs what they should put in the cloud.
"Amit Agarwal is the founder of Digital Inspiration, a popular tech & how-to website since 2004.
"What does it take to get ahead?
"Choosing mobile phone cases and customizing phones with charms and decorations may reveal a lot about a person's culture, as well as increase attachment to the devices, according to researchers.
"These companies will guarantee that you’ll not only love walking into the office on Monday morning, but that you’ll want to keep coming back.
Jake Mcspirit presents his list.
"Do you have a manager who sends cryptic, one-sentence emails that send you into a panic?
Laura Vanderkam reports on the topic.
"I’ve been doing a lot of presenting recently, and I have no problem admitting that it’s tough.
"Most of us know the standard work communication “don’ts”: Don’t swear, don’t tell racist or sexist jokes, don’t lie, don’t send the whole office an email meant for your best friend.
"Workers are constantly on-the-go and, as such, mobility has become a key factor affecting today’s workplace.
"While we can't always predict it, experts have identified some factors that are likely to contribute to burnout: .
"How often do you have a conversation with your team that consists of something other than what’s being done, what needs to get done, and what they didn’t do?
"I'm an average guy trying to become better in both my work and home life.
Eric Barker (photo, left) discusses tips he learned from former White House staffer and friend, James Waters.
"Lorrie Faith Cranor studied thousands of real passwords to figure out the surprising, very common mistakes that users — and secured sites — make to compromise security.
Ashley Fidel (photo, left) has some new opening lines for networkers to consider.
"You probably have your own verbal tics too.
"I went out with a guy based on his use of dashes once.