Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in a Digital, Social, Mobile World
Your colleague Jim calls you “honey,” makes cracks about women drivers, and suggests that you be the one to shop for the retirement gift for Bob because “women like that sort of thing.
The majority of college students today use smartphones — although three-quarters don’t foot their own bills.
A new study could quell the guilt you may feel for Facebooking on the clock.
Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang (photo, left), authors of Welcome to Your Brain: Why You Lose Your Car Keys but Never Forget How to Drive and Other Puzzles of Everyday Life, have written an op-ed piece for the New York Times.
Experience a normal day in 2014.
According to Steve Tobak (photo, left), "If you work with and listen to enough successful executives and other business leaders, you'll find that, with rare exception, they use plain English and cut to the chase.
If you want to come across as a straight shooter .
In this visit with the Young Entrepreneur Council the question posed is, "What are your best tips for recovering from major mistakes?
Kim Bashin (photo, left) points out, "Lapses in memory can lead to embarrassing mistakes, especially in the professional world.
Jeff Haden says, "I hate negotiating, mostly because a negotiation often feels confrontational and I tend to shy away from confrontations.
Pam Sahota (photo, left) introduces and reviews "some awesome time-saving options for us on-the-go and those of us who just want the convenience of news at our fingertips with less hassle.
Matt Brownell is a writer at TheStreet.
According to SplashData CEO Morgan Slain, who was quoted on Mashable, "Even though people are encouraged to select secure, strong passwords, many people continue to choose weak, easy-to-guess ones, placing themselves at risk from fraud and identity theft.
Sue Shellenberger (photo, left), writer for WSJ.
Jody Glickman (photo, left) "has coached everyone from business school students to Wall Street associates on the art of communicating well.
Here's an infographic on how, when, and where people share content.
Heidi Grant Halvorson (photo, left) takes a look at the right and wrong way to apologize.
Matthew Della Porta (photo, left) begins his article with an employee, Jean, who has been offered a promotion: "Jean gets the promotion she’s been wanting.
"A huge French company has just banned the use of email within the company.
"Each individual has a unique tolerance level for how much physical and emotional stress they can endure before something starts to give," says Mirabai Galashan (photo, left).
Last year, according to Paloma Vazquez (photo, left), "Scott Belsky, Founder & CEO of Behance, made more thoughtful communication one of his personal objectives in the new year.
"We've all heard of or experienced ourselves the mental or physical brain freeze that's often described as "choking" under pressure.