Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobile World
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"Loose lips sink relationships.
Logan Harper (photo, left) provides his answers to the question - Should you connect with co-workers on social media?
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"Almost everyone is terrible at multitasking.
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"From the smallest e-mail to the most expensive advertisement every piece of communication is an opportunity to form an impression in your customer’s mind.
"When you introduce a new person by email, you can spark great new relationships if you share more than name and contact information.
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