Excellence in Business Communication, 13th Edition
Handbook of Grammar, Mechanics, and Usage
"It turns out that using body language to determine whether somebody is lying is really quite hard.
"When Aaron arrived in Moscow to take charge of the manufacturing plant his Israeli-owned company had just purchased, he expected to settle in quickly," reports Erin Meyer (photo, left) in a piece at BusinessInsider.
"Hacking an interview isn't about being able to answer questions properly.
The folks at Educational Technology and Mobile Learning share an infographic from Brainy Quote and Evan Carmichael.
Erin Meyer (photo, left) asks the question.
"If you're going to get anything done in business, you need people to respect you.
Christine Comaford (photo, left) discusses the topic.
"There’s nothing more irritating to a pedant’s ear than someone saying “mischievious” instead of “mischievous,” and nothing more embarrassing than realizing you’ve been pronouncing the word mischievous with an extra i for your whole life.
Jennifer Frost presents an infographic on the topic.
"An annual report by The Open University said the current key challenge for education specialists is to engage thousands of learners in productive discussions while learning in a collaborative, online environment.
"The solution to the age-old problem of understanding others may be as simple as taking the time to improve your active listening skills.
"A Salem College faculty member last semester took an uncompromising approach to curbing syllabus and inbox bloat: Why not ban most student emails?
"For the online retailer’s call center employees, more caller demand means more pay.
"A friend of mine received an invitation to interview at a company.
Deborah Schoeberlein (photo, left) reports.
Gene Marbach looks at the communications lessons one can gain from studying Abraham Lincoln.
"All it takes is a single tweet or text for some people to reveal their poor grasp of the English language.
First Round Review reports on the work of IDEO and their Project Lead, Nicole Kahn (photo, left).
"Below are ten common North American gestures that can cause offense abroad.
"We asked a few of our more active “twitterati” Milken Educators for their thoughts, then added a handy resource guide to get you on your way.
Lisa Vaas, contributor at TheLadders.
"Not only does philosophy teach us how to live well and become better humans, but it can also aid in overcoming life’s trials and tribulations," writes Paul Jun in a piece at 99U.
"It's important to remember that every interview is a two-way street.