Excellence in Business Communication, 13th Edition
Handbook of Grammar, Mechanics, and Usage
"One could argue that slang words like ‘hangry,’ ‘defriend’ and ‘adorkable’ fill crucial meaning gaps in the English language, even if they don't appear in the dictionary.
"In this soaring demonstration, deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie illustrates how listening to music involves much more than simply letting sound waves hit your eardrums.
"In an exclusive preview of his book The Stuff of Thought, Steven Pinker looks at language and how it expresses what goes on in our minds -- and how the words we choose communicate much more than we realize.
"As a research scientist at Google, Margaret Mitchell helps develop computers that can communicate about what they see and understand.
"Amazon Go is being called the grocery store of the future, where lines and cashiers don't exist.
"In Strategic Communication class, 4 MBA students share information and techniques on gender related communication barriers.
"This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences.
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"We've heard a lot of rhetoric lately suggesting that countries like the US are losing valuable manufacturing jobs to lower-cost markets like China, Mexico and Vietnam -- and that protectionism is the best way forward.
"Psychologist Susan David [photo, left] shares how the way we deal with our emotions shapes everything that matters: our actions, careers, relationships, health and happiness.
"How smart can our machines make us?
Follow these simple tips to get the most from your next brainstorming session.
Free writing can be a great way to come up with material for a writing project and to get more comfortable with the process of writing.
Etiquette expert Barbara Pachter offers tips to help you get comfortable at business lunches and dinners.
"Here's how to hit it out of the park without any work experience or internships.
"There's no single formula for a great talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones have in common.
"You've got a smartwatch on your wrist, Siri in your palm, and emails notifications popping up on your computer screen all day long.
"Financial stability can put you on the right path.
"Educator and entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun [photo, left] wants us to use AI to free humanity of repetitive work and unleash our creativity.
"Need to land on a decision that works for everyone?
"In this first-of-its-kind conversation, the Bezos brothers discuss their early influences, habits for success, and predictions for the future.
"What's the secret to making content people love?
Uri Hasson (photo, left) presents.
"This [past] fall, Nordstrom opened a new store in West Hollywood, Calif.