Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 14. Planning Reports and Proposals
Investor Shana Fisher offers 15 tips for aspiring entrepreneurs.
According to Jeff Mann (photo, left), a Gartner research director, "The rapid adoption of smart devices, both in the workplace and outside, has raised expectations about accessibility and user experience in the workforce.
"Steven Pinker is probably as good an expert to ask as anyone.
"Older people don't have to play it safe and stay in a job rut.
"The first time someone meets you, it takes them about three seconds to determine whether they like you or want to do business with you in the future, said Jean Baur, a career coach and author of the book 'The Essential Job Interview Handbook.
"There is nothing more exciting or nerve-wracking than hearing you’ve been invited for an interview.
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According to Tessa Sterkenburg (photo, left), "What we want is less noise, more context, ease of use, ease of access and the certainty that our listeners understand the message.
"In a new report from BI Intelligence, we discuss all of the components of the IoT [Internet of Things] ecosystem, including its devices, analytics, networks, and security.
According to Erica Dhawan (photo, left), "We need to rethink the way we approach meetings that promotes collaboration and facilitates a responsive and flexible environment.
We check in with Benjamin Hardy at Medium.
"So much of being successful at your job has little to do with the actual work you do.
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Katie Wagner highlights immediacy, access, connection, and research.
"Knowledge seldom takes the place of experience.
Lee Odden (photo, left) covers the topic.
"You’re trying to build (or maintain) a relationship with the people you email.
"We asked 6 experts from different fields to share their view on the future of communication.
"While every job requires a certain amount of administrative activity, we must recognize when tasks become so laborious and time-consuming that they take away from the real work –— and drain our employees’ passion.