Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobile World
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.
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.
Have you ever been right in the middle of something – a complicated email, a tricky paragraph of a report, a hunt for some vital figures – only for your concentration to be shattered?
You can see her steaming down the hall toward you, fire in her eyes: It’s Angry Angie, always burning with indignation about something some co-worker did just to irritate her!
This isn’t a problem with Angie’s co-workers.
With an economy that’s taking its sweet time recovering from the worst recession since World War II and global competition fiercer than ever, it would be nice if American workers had confidence in their companies’ management to lead them through the tough times.
Jonathan Bailey, writing for BlogHerald.
The crux of the problem is the demand for certainty in a world that is always tentative and uncertain.
Have you ever wondered why Twitter has a 140 character limit?
Most everyone I meet feels pulled in more directions than ever, expected to work longer hours, and asked to get more done, often with fewer resources.
In my life I have deliberately cultivated a workday that is flexible, simplified, slow, mindful, creative.
There are 12 essential elements of a successful internal communications strategy: