Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobile World
According to Jeff Haden (photo, left), "If you get decent value from making to-do lists, you'll get huge returns — in productivity, in improved relationships, and in your personal well-being — from adding these items to your not to-do list: .
According to Michelle Kerrigan (photo, left), "I’ve been in the business world for a long time and have distilled success down to 4 main keys.
"Here are the top six workplace fears and how to move past them.
"What do budding businesses need to make sure they’re speaking loud and clear?
According to Jeff Mann (photo, left), a Gartner research director, "The rapid adoption of smart devices, both in the workplace and outside, has raised expectations about accessibility and user experience in the workforce.
"One example of how extensively mobile devices have changed long-held conventions of communications is that presenters who once were disturbed by audience members texting on their phones now are worried if they don’t," says Steve Friedman of Present Perfect.
"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.
The amazing world of Coca-Cola via an infographic.
“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 .
The Money Chart from Randall Munroe’s webcomic xkcd.
Do you have trouble staying focused?