Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobile World
Paula Tarnapol Whitacre (photo, left) weighs in the topic.
"If you get decent value from making to-do lists, you'll get huge returns — in productivity, in improved relationships, and in your personal well-being — from adding these items to your not to-do list: Every day, make these commitments to yourself.
Blog On Linguistics discusses the topic.
"You make goals… but then you procrastinate," begins Eric Barker in a piece at BusinessInsider.
"Time is seen in a particularly different light by Eastern and Western cultures, and even within these groupings assumes quite dissimilar aspects from country to country," writes Richard Lewis (photo, left).
"Learn job search strategies using mobile devices.
"If you've ever listened to yourself speak in a voicemail or video, you've probably wondered aloud "is that what I really sound like?
Sherwood Fleming talks about "intercultural blind spots.
"In today's fast-paced world, we don't want to waste any more time than necessary," writes Maggie Zhang.
"Relationships are the lifeblood of any business, and the ability to connect effectively with your employees, investors, vendors, customers, and others in your community and industry — the really important people in your business — can open up many doors for you and your company" says Peter Economy (photo, left), in a piece at Inc.
"Several years ago, I was invited to give my first public speech, and I made the mistake of saying yes," writes Adam Grant (photo, left).
"Just two and a half years ago, Joshua Rinaldi (photo, left) would shake while giving a speech," writes Richard Feloni.
"Learn how to design content for mobile devices.
According to Geoffrey James, "The winner in every business competition is always whoever communicates the most clearly.
"How can one start the day so energetically, work constantly, and still get so little done?
"Fresh out of college, my first job was doing marketing research for McGraw Hill in New York City.
"To find out how to give an excellent presentation, we turned to one of the best public speakers in the world, Sri Lankan human resources consultant Dananjaya Hettiarachchi, recently crowned the World Champion of Public Speaking by Toastmasters International," writes Richard Feloni in a piece at BusinessInsider.
"Learn how to optimize content for mobile devices.
Jeff Haden presents each tip and a link to the appropriate TED talk including one by Malcolm Gladwell.
"One of the most underrated features of Word 2013 is its ability to run apps," writes Brien Posey (photo, left).
"The Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once wrote, “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
"Here is one of the most common business inquiries I receive: 'I am about to launch a (business/book/seminar) and want to use Twitter to do it,'" says Mark W.