Business Communication Today, 14th Ed.
Chapter 2. Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, and Business Etiquette
"In this lesson, we’ll look at some ways to motivate your team.
"People want to hire, work with, promote and do business with others whom they know and like," says Barbara Pachter (photo, left).
"Do you get stuck when writing meeting notes and minutes because you don't know how much to include?
"So you want to know how to make people like you?
"If the words, "Life is too short to work with jerks" have never come out of your mouth, then you either have a very short memory or you're just not being honest with yourself.
According to Jacquelyn Smith (photo, left), "When dealing with the business world, it's especially important that you're aware of your body language.
Eric Barker (photo, left) tells us what to really look for in people who may be lying.
"Since we've already looked at the most egregious meeting mistakes, we decided to explore how the most successful executives run effective meetings," writes Drake Baer in a piece at BusinessInsider.
According to Justin Gmoser (photo, left), "If there's one thing you should get right when visiting a foreign country, it's the greeting.
"In her new book "The Essentials Of Business Etiquette," Barbara Pachter (photo, left) writes about the specific skills professionals need to understand when presenting themselves in a business setting," writes Vivian Giang.
"I'm not quite sure how I came across Robin Dreeke's It's Not All About "Me," but I'm glad I did," writes Shane Parrish in a piece for TheWeek.
Recently Gmail began dividing its incoming email into 3 inboxes - primary, social (Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest), and promotional (newsletters, retail offers, etc.
"As your role grows in scale and influence, so too must your ability to listen.
"There are many things you have to remember to do and say in an all-important job interview, but don't miss the elephant in the room: the things that you should never do," says Justin Gmoser in his introduction to his video on the topic.
"Public speaking is hard enough for most of us.
According to Stephanie Buck (photo, left), "LinkedIn has developed a killer resource of 225 million users, one you absolutely should take advantage of when it comes to your career.
"Because leaders are often juggling so many things and are under constant pressure to make decisions, they sometimes function in a mode of overwhelm.
In this video the editors at Wipster interview key people in the industry.
"Want to win friends and influence people?
"There are about 11 million meetings taking place in America every day, and a third of them are unproductive.
"Forget distinguishing the salad fork from the dinner fork.
"There are hundred of apps that claim to "increase productivity" and "optimize company workflow," but how many apps actually do?
This video presentation by Professor Patricia Jenkinson describes the process of perception and helps explain why we each perceive the world in a unique way.