Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobile World
"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.
"In Brazil and the United States, a firm handshake is expected.
"See the fascinatingly morbid graphic below from Who Is Hosting This?
"If you study great CEO communicators such as John Chambers of Cisco or the late Apple founder Steve Jobs, you can glean some helpful tricks," writes George Bell (photo, left).
"When Aaron arrived in Moscow to take charge of the manufacturing plant his Israeli-owned company had just purchased, he expected to settle in quickly," reports Erin Meyer (photo, left) in a piece at BusinessInsider.
The folks at Educational Technology and Mobile Learning share an infographic from Brainy Quote and Evan Carmichael.