Business Communication Today, 14th Ed.
Chapter 2. Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, and Business Etiquette
"How do you walk into a room, out of a meeting, or onto a stage?
"In a world rich with social platforms to express oneself, good listeners are a rare species," writes Shreya Roy in a piece for EconomicTimes.
"The need to connect with people who can’t see us was precisely the problem experienced by the early pioneers of radio.
"It's estimated that 2% of the world's population suffers from face blindness, or prosopagnosia, a neurological condition preventing people from recognizing faces.
David Armano offers a SlideShare presentation on the title.
"This second part of a two-part Business English Podcast series on running and participating in a problem-solving meeting.
"One of the most common reasons for holding a meeting is to solve a problem.
"Have you ever had to talk out a decision in a big meeting?
"A French monk said to be "the world’s happiest man" because of his abnormal capacity for joy once told me that he doesn’t get stage fright because he has eradicated “mental toxins.
"If I asked you to tell me three immediate ways in which you could improve your trustworthiness — and these couldn’t be things that take a period of time like following through on what you say — you would probably list nonverbal concepts like speaking confidently and mirroring body language to develop rapport.
"I’ve posted a lot of research from experts on getting people to like you, being influential and having great conversations," says Eric Barker.
"In this intermediate Business English Pod lesson, we look at ways to give and ask for opinions.
"Martha had some strong comments about bloggers, yet her PR folk pitch bloggers in an attempt to tap into their influence with their audience.
"Honesty is the best policy — but if you don’t look like you’re telling the truth, it won’t matter that you actually are!" says Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.
"Beyond being late and looking like a slob, there are a few things that you should NEVER say during a job interview.
"As a non-native speaker of English, you might often find yourself in situations like this: You’re sitting in a meeting or a teleconference, and some of the participants are native English speakers.
"Watch this video to find out how the fast-paced growth in mobility is shaping businesses and enterprise mobility, and what a robust strategy can do to ensure success for the future of your organisation.
"Have you ever met someone whose personal story just blew you away?