Excellence in Business Communication, 13th Edition
Chapter 3. Collaboration and Business Etiquette
Emmie Martin of BusinessInsider.
"You probably dread work meetings.
"If you've ever listened to yourself speak in a voicemail or video, you've probably wondered aloud "is that what I really sound like?
According to Vicki Davis, "Every email message from a parent or colleague is an opportunity to create a powerful impression.
"Here are 11 email etiquette rules you should always follow at work.
According to Jacquelyn Smith and Vivian Giang, "Here are the most important tips on how to introduce yourself, how to dress, and what to order at restaurants from [Barbara] Pachter's book.
Dylan Love covers the topic.
"If you want to spice things up in the board room, try this prank: hide all the chairs," declares Anna Almendrala (photo, left) in a piece at HuffingtonPost.
"It's difficult, but certainly not impossible, to gracefully exit a conversation without hurting the other person's feelings," says Maggie Zhang.
Nel Stavely (photo, left) writes, "However good your intentions of being polite are, there are the inevitable moments in life when you know you could easily be very impolite indeed.
"I don’t like regular coffee meetings or networking events anyway," says Scott Dinsmore (photo, left).
"In this Business English Pod episode we’re going to look at making a verbal progress report during a meeting.
"This is the second in a two-part Business English Pod series on motivating your team.
"In this lesson, we’ll look at some ways to motivate your team.
"Do you get stuck when writing meeting notes and minutes because you don't know how much to include?
"Since we've already looked at the most egregious meeting mistakes, we decided to explore how the most successful executives run effective meetings," writes Drake Baer in a piece at BusinessInsider.
According to Stephanie Buck (photo, left), "LinkedIn has developed a killer resource of 225 million users, one you absolutely should take advantage of when it comes to your career.
"There are about 11 million meetings taking place in America every day, and a third of them are unproductive.
"Forget distinguishing the salad fork from the dinner fork.
"There are hundred of apps that claim to "increase productivity" and "optimize company workflow," but how many apps actually do?
"Instead of overflowing email inboxes with attachments, we can make use of a variety of file-sharing tools, all cloud-based, with many including storage facilities to track your transfers.
"The need to connect with people who can’t see us was precisely the problem experienced by the early pioneers of radio.