Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 14. Planning Reports and Proposals
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.
"Business leaders and entrepreneurs with superb people skills have a competitive edge over others.
"Here are six ways your supersmart competitors are working to gain advantage over you.
"Want to make a better first impression and engender positive feelings that last a long time?
"What does it take to avoid alienating the very people with whom we’re hoping to connect?
"You can find a lot of advice out there on how to give a big speech in front of a big audience — but how often do most of us do that?
"Are your lectures droning on?
"There are secrets of success that young professionals and executives should heed as they rise in their careers," writes Jacquelyn Smith in a piece for BusinessInsider.
Drake Baer reports on the results of a Quora thread that asked, "What life lessons are counter-intuitive or go against common sense or wisdom?
"You send in your resume.
"Brand yourself before others brand you.
"I hate to admit it, but people annoy me pretty regularly," admits Karen Eller in a piece at DumbLittleMan.
Ricky Van Der Zwan and Anna Brooks (photo, left) report.
"Here are 16 questions you'll want to avoid during the first job interview, as they may do more harm than good: .
"Willpower is not something you either have or you don't," says Jeff Haden (photo, left).
"Great public speakers are a breed apart," writes Sims Wyeth (photo, left).
According to Lisa Evans (photo, left), "These 8 habits are sure to alienate you on social media: .