Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobile World
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.
Chances are good that, at some time in your life, you've taken a time-management class, read about it in books, and tried to use an electronic or paper-based day planner to organize, prioritize and schedule your day.
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.
I’m a huge fan of anything that can make me more productive, so I’m always looking for ways to accomplish more while not killing myself doing it.
Earlier this [summer] PIMCO's Bill Gross said that college is a waste of time.
Fear is one of our most basic and essential survival mechanisms, but sometimes it can overwhelm us even when a real threat doesn't exist.
What do you do when you fall off the horse?
Renowned for album covers, posters and his recent book of life lessons, designer Stefan Sagmeister invariably has a slightly different way of looking at things.