Business Communication Today, 14th Ed.
Chapter 2. Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, and Business Etiquette
"Thankfully, I’d done my homework.
Christina DesMarais (photo, left) reports.
According to Alex Malouf (photo, left), "For a pastime that was once considered on the fringe of journalism, blogging is a pivotal online media channel for breaking news, sharing content and developing an audience.
"Mental strength is just like any other skill: It takes time to develop.
"Congrats! You’ve landed your dream internship or you’ve been officially hired for your full-time job.
"At the center of it all, Jobs was the showman who used the classic components of narrative to inspire his audiences," says Carmine Gallo (photo, left) in a piece at BusinessInsider.
It has been some time since we featured Nancy Duarte.
Take a look at Katie Gordon's blog where this piece ran.
"Here are the best blogs at the Fortune 500 companies with an important note: The blogs at high-tech companies like IBM, Google, Dell, Intel, Cisco and Microsoft are so good, they are in a category by themselves.
"Instead of privately contacting businesses, consumers are turning to Twitter to voice their issues publicly.
"From the moment two people meet, they're sizing each other up.
Caris Thetford discusses the Myers-Briggs Personality Assessment.
"Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking if you know what to look for.
"Mental strength takes a long time to develop.
"It's no secret that bad customers service drives consumers nuts.
"After studying the daily habits of 177 self-made millionaires over the course of five years, Thomas C.
"Maple, a David Chang-backed restaurant in New York City, doesn’t have any tables, cash registers, or waiters.
Kathleen Elkins gives some reverse psychology.
"If you want to get the most out of your online ads, focus on simplicity, not cleverness, new research suggests.
According to Adam Allington (photo, left), "Today, the journey toward complete withdrawal from the labor force can last many years.
"Calling it the most transformative experience of his entrepreneurial life, 29-year-old Colin Grussing [photo, left] has officially made good on a dizzying vow: to build a new business every week for one year.
Shana Lebowitz has the 10.
"Everyone is enjoying the food and conversation when someone decides to take out his phone — not for an urgent call, but to check email, Instagram, and Facebook.
"You don't have to be born with the power of persuasion.