Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobile World
From Eric Barker at Barking Up the Wrong Tree.
Jennifer Frost has the infographic at GrammarCheck.
Alison Green (photo, left) answers a question from a reader who is struggling with her office's open floor plan.
"We looked at job postings around the country at companies big and small to find the zestiest job titles.
"The more self-aware you are, the more effective you can be.
"Even very important things can be on cruise control and not on your mind.
"People often ask us, “So, what is GTD?
"Listen to a fascinating segment with David Allen where he outlines the sources of procrastination, shares a few fun examples of the dynamics at work, and talks about the steps you can take to overcome it.
"You want to get more people to read your blog posts.
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"Alright, for those who never liked the Benjamin Franklin "scheme" we've posted about over the years (wake up at 5 am, reflect, hustle, repeat), here's an alternative that might suit your personality better: .
"They all have pros and cons.
"Whatever your definition of success (each person’s definition of “success” is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done," writes Jeff Haden (photo, left) in an article featured at TheMuse.
"Many of us spend the majority of our waking hours at our jobs.
The folks at Enago Academy cover the topic.
"Identify what works for your specific needs.
"Every webpage you visit, your online purchases, the songs you listen to on the internet, pages you follow on Facebook or any likes you leave under posts on social media create your digital footprint, which is a gold mine of information about you, information that can be used to influence your behavior.
"Like it or not, change is happening within the market research industry.
"Avoiding opportunities, falling behind, and overworking are just some of the very real consequences of perfectionism.
"Mobile technology continues to move forward at a rapid pace, but it’s “guise” as an actual device users carry will begin to change.
"Actually, it’s not just managers that don’t listen – it’s also employees, husbands, wives, kids, students, teachers, and just about human being with two ears.
"Machine learning and AI are ubiquitous these days, and people are finding all kinds of creative ways to use it in the realm of research.
"Practicing mindfulness enables you to calm stress and soothe yourself.