Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 1. Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobile World
"So, in those moments when you feel like you need to do some deep breathing exercises in the the privacy of a bathroom stall to avoid screaming at your deskmate, remind yourself of these three benefits and then leave that bathroom with a brand new attitude.
"One of the best parts of traveling overseas is experiencing another culture," writes Ashley Rossi (photo, left) in a piece at BusinessInsider.
"I thought it might be interesting to consider the advice I would give someone moving from a country with a flexible view of time to my home country (US), where time is controlled, often to the point of absurdity.
"Rebecca Greenfield covers the workplace for Bloomberg.
"What I’ve learned about productivity in the ten years I’ve been hosting The Get-it-Done Guy’s Quick and Dirty Tips podcast.
"Let’s talk about what we know about how rate of speech impacts credibility and persuasiveness.
"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.
Check out this podcast from the folks at SCORE.
"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.