Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in a Digital, Social, Mobile World
"These communicative tools can be used either internally within a company’s members, or externally between a company and other parties such as suppliers and customers.
"Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school.
"What makes a great public speaker truly great?
According to Alana Burke (photo, left), "I personally experience stress on a very regular basis.
"Answering a cellphone or shooting off a text message during a business lunch may do more than just give an employee a bad reputation — it could cost them a chance to move up the corporate ladder, new research suggests," writes Chad Brooks (photo, left) in a piece at FoxBusiness.
According to Lee Rainie (photo, left), "For the first time, the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project has found that cell phone ownership among adults has exceeded 90%.
"Trends that start out small can wind up transforming the way we live.
"Through the years, we've watched technology grow like a child budding into adulthood: It starts out mostly crying and pooping, then crawling, gradually learning to walk, and finally able to run at a speed we all wish we could keep up with.
"This growth of mobile has led to incredible improvements in communication between individuals, massive wealth creation, market efficiencies, and has even helped as a tool and catalyst for recent revolutions and regime change.
“Be The Best – At Everything You Do”
Every single time I’ve said this to someone, they come back with an argument: “But how can I be the best in the world at everything?
Freemake does its own research on how YouTube replaced tv .
Do you have trouble staying focused?
A newsletter has gone out with a glaring, and rather embarrassing, error.
Which workplace communication method increased more in the past year - email or social media?
I get tons of emails where the writer tells a story and then ends with, “is that even legal?
There are quite a number of motivational speakers and self-improvement books out there with a surprisingly simple message: believe that success will come easily to you and it will.
In the last couple of days I have received cryptic memos at work, undecipherable emails, incomplete invitations, and a handful of odd looks, expressions, and a bizarre, possibly obscene, gesture (from another motorist).
We live and work in an age when there is plenty to fret about for professionals in every field and at every level.