Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobile World
"What do we need to do to get better?
"Please note that, in our language of English, attention is paid because attention is a valuable currency.
James Clear (photo, left) takes an in-depth look at how long it takes to form a new habit.
"I said goodbye to my mouse last month.
"Everyday, each and every one of us interacts with the Cloud in some way.
Alexis Kleinman (photo, left) writes, "With Spritz, which is coming to the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Gear 2 watch, words appear one at a time in rapid succession.
"Workplace lies run the gamut, from small, everyday lies to whoppers, from benign (even helpful) to destructive.
"While technology has thoroughly infused the workplace, its strategic adoption and meaningful application by the typical worker is actually just beginning.
"Don't look now, but mobile technology is starting to infiltrate .
Thomas Husson (photo, left) is a Principal Analyst at Forrester Research.
"What do you think of when you hear that someone is “smart?
Here is a Pinterest page on workplace issues.
"Sometimes your job can really be a grind — but quitting isn’t always a realistic option," says Eric Barker (photo, left).
"The mobile revolution is changing the way retailers display and sell goods as well as where and how they interact with customers.
"Does human rights language matter?
Milton Kazmeyer presents a quick rundown on the topic.
"Audiences are often startled into silence when I ask them which workplace liars they are most grateful for.
"Emotionally intelligent people aren’t ruled by their thoughts; they are the master of them," declares Daniel Wallen (photo, left).
"The modern world is fast paced and time often seems to slip by with us barely noticing.
This collection of resources for business communication and business writing instructors focus on a wide variety of media, including videos, infographics, PowerPoints, PDFs, and podcasts, covering every relevant topic so you can keep your course fresh and up to date.
"Welcome to 2014, where chronic stress becomes the new normal and our fast-faster society juggles a never-ending to-do list even as we're still frantically catching up from last month's agenda," writes JJ Virgin (photo, left).
Randy Krum features an infographic on the topic.