Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobile World
"Here are six ways your supersmart competitors are working to gain advantage over you.
"You can find a lot of advice out there on how to give a big speech in front of a big audience — but how often do most of us do that?
"Are your lectures droning on?
Drake Baer reports on the results of a Quora thread that asked, "What life lessons are counter-intuitive or go against common sense or wisdom?
"I hate to admit it, but people annoy me pretty regularly," admits Karen Eller in a piece at DumbLittleMan.
"Willpower is not something you either have or you don't," says Jeff Haden (photo, left).
"Great public speakers are a breed apart," writes Sims Wyeth (photo, left).
Sherwood Fleming has "identified seven communication habits of highly effective intercultural communicators .
Carolyn Douglas asks, "Can HR Intranets move more into engagement and mentorship, training, and leadership?
"B-school students can’t get enough of big data.
"Here are ways [one] can be more charismatic: .
"My clients often tell me that one of the difficulties they encounter when conducting business internationally is that they don’t know how to quickly build trust.
Dianne Hofner Saphiere covers a study by Dr.
Presented by Gus Lubin (photo, left).
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"To make things easier for you, I’ve decided to create a cheat sheet you can use when trying to create the perfect social media post.
Kristin Piombino (photo, left) gives the facts and offers up an infographic.
Drew Hendricks (photo, left) writes, "As communication technologies become steadily more comprehensive and intuitive, companies looking to expand globally in 2014 will have fewer logistical problems reaching out to other nations.
"Check out the following infographic to learn why a mobile friendly site is essential for your business.
"Since being plagued by anxiety is a sure way to sabotage your own success, we've put together a collection of research-backed tips for overcoming your fears.
"Public speaking is hard enough without shooting yourself in the foot with simple mistakes.
"Remember when your online life had nothing to do with your work life?
Dan Waldschmidt has the list.