Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobile World
"We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards?
"Getting more done is all about assigning sufficient time to work without distraction on what is most important.
"Follow this secret advice to better manage your schedule and time.
"Within the workplace, it's absolutely critical to be able to communicate clearly and effectively.
Abby Wolfe tells the story of Erin McKean (photo, left) who went from lexicographer to start-up founder.
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"Too many entrepreneurs become estranged from their teams, turn off partners, and lose deals, all because they lack basic communication skills.
"In the this HOW Design Live podcast episode, Ilise Benun, founder of Marketing-Mentor.
"Workers who aren’t displaced by automation may react to it with feelings of powerlessness or fear, [Pinar Yildirim] notes, or they could become less motivated because they could never perform tasks as flawlessly as a machine.
Listen to the podcast by Lewis Howes (photo, left) of his interview with Chris Lee.
"Your communication skills can make all the difference in advancing your career.
"I’ve recently discussed the many ways the digital transformation has impacted every part of the business world, from healthcare to finance.
"Do employees complain that your company suffers from a lack of communication?
Jeffrey Sharlach (photo, left) reports on the topic at HuffingtonPost.
"If you listen closely, there is a unique cry for help that can be heard within intercultural businesses everywhere.
"As a research scientist at Google, Margaret Mitchell helps develop computers that can communicate about what they see and understand.
"For most of us, language is transparent.
"As I pointed out in the previous article about evaluating intercultural mistrust, we have double standards with regards to trust.
"When clients first meet with me to improve their ability to communicate with colleagues and clients from other cultures, clarity is not usually at the top of their wish list.