Excellence in Business Communication, 13th Edition
Handbook of Grammar, Mechanics, and Usage
"What's the secret to becoming an excellent public speaker?
"It's important to remember that every interview is a two-way street.
"It is an odd thought that our sibling relationships may be at the center of what makes us who we become.
Maya Baratz (photo, left) reports on haptic feedback and the work of Hiroski Ishii of MIT's Media Lab.
"Given their social and outgoing natures, extroverts have never had much trouble gaining acceptance in the business world.
Shana Lebowitz has the details.
"A lot of career advice is built around slogans like “follow your heart” or “follow your passion.
Shana Lebowitz and Melia Robinson report on the work of Amy Cuddy (photo, left).
" University of Illinois study found that people who earn the most (more than $10 million annually) are only a smidge happier than the average Joes and Janes who work for them.
"Email etiquette continues to be one of the most requested topics at our seminars.
"People size you up in seconds, but what exactly are they evaluating?
"For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential.
Robert Whipple ruminates at TheTrustAmbassador.
"There’s nothing I love more than a good list, especially at the end of the year, when reflecting and resolution-making abound," says Adrian Granzella Larssen, editor-in-chief at TheMuse.
Kim Lachance Shandrow reports.
"Contrary to popular belief, the key to productivity is not simply working yourself to the bone.
"Many of us dream of being magically persuasive, to be able to enlist our co-worker to help us, our team member to support us, and our partner to listen to us," says Lolly Daskal of Inc.
"As you sink into the couch, or slide onto the barstool, at the end of an exhausting workday, it’s hard not to experience the warm glow of self-congratulation.
"To make sure productivity doesn’t slow after you walk out of the room, do two things after and in between meetings: Quickly send out clear and concise meeting notes and follow up on the commitments made.
"Remember when changing jobs every couple of years was viewed as problematic?
Adrienne LaFrance reports from TheAtlantic.
"What follows are the 10 most common body language blunders that people make, and emotionally intelligent people are careful to avoid.