Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 14. Planning Reports and Proposals
Sound advice bears repeating.
"These days we have replaced memos with rampant emails.
"The following are just some benefits to using your blog as a business communication tool?
The Future of Things reports.
"Part of becoming a good writer is making use of the many tools and references available.
"Based on my experience working online, I find that many people do not have a good grasp on how to convey their business communication.
Lynn Gaertner-Johnston (photo, left) explains how to handle a disappointing or frustrating email.
"Forget body language or eye movements.
"If you’re lucky enough to have a team with top performers, you know that eventually some of them will move on to larger roles in the organization.
"You’re in an interview and things are going really well.
"Google partnered with Twitter earlier this year and in May formally announced it would be showing tweets in search results.
Drake Baer thinks emoji are getting a bad rap.
"The English language is a voracious eater, consuming words and digesting them into whole new things.
According to Marla Tabaka (photo, left), "Meetings are the most dreaded part of office life.
"Who produces better work--slow creators or prolific ones?
"Start by writing short, declarative sentences.
According to Lolly Daskal (photo, left), "The best way to invite good new things into your life is to make room for them.
"When you are on the job hunt, time is of the essence.
Cheryl Conner (photo, left) offers assistance.
"Finding yourself in a new situation can make you feel uncomfortable, no matter how normally confident you are.
"Some call it writer’s block, others just chalk it up to a lack of inspiration.
Sally Herships (photo, left) explains.
"Humans are notoriously poor lie detectors.