Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 4. Writing Business Messages
"Branson Centre entrepreneur Yanique Grant explores the relationship between language, culture and business success.
"Doesn’t language simply describe the world of business, or does it do more – does the language we use actually shape business?
"We've heard a lot of rhetoric lately suggesting that countries like the US are losing valuable manufacturing jobs to lower-cost markets like China, Mexico and Vietnam -- and that protectionism is the best way forward.
"Psychologist Susan David [photo, left] shares how the way we deal with our emotions shapes everything that matters: our actions, careers, relationships, health and happiness.
"How smart can our machines make us?
"Can you guess which one it is?
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Free writing can be a great way to come up with material for a writing project and to get more comfortable with the process of writing.
Etiquette expert Barbara Pachter offers tips to help you get comfortable at business lunches and dinners.
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"While definitions have been known to shift based on the way a word is commonly used, some popular uses are just plain wrong.
"There's no single formula for a great talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones have in common.
"Poor punctuation: all rules and no play.
"You've got a smartwatch on your wrist, Siri in your palm, and emails notifications popping up on your computer screen all day long.
"Financial stability can put you on the right path.
"When you write business material, you do not just share your ideas and thoughts.
"I am a big believer in the power of language to change the world.
"Educator and entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun [photo, left] wants us to use AI to free humanity of repetitive work and unleash our creativity.
"Short, concise messages should no longer be limited to your social media platforms.
"These 12 books represent the best of the various elements that comprise good business writing.
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"In this first-of-its-kind conversation, the Bezos brothers discuss their early influences, habits for success, and predictions for the future.
"What's the secret to making content people love?
"In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.