Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 14. Planning Reports and Proposals
According to Geoffrey James, "The winner in every business competition is always whoever communicates the most clearly.
"How can one start the day so energetically, work constantly, and still get so little done?
Jeff Haden gives fair warning about word traps.
"Most of our friendships happen so naturally we don't realize how they started," begins Maggie Zhang (photo, left) in her article at BusinessInsider.
"Because the competition in today's job market is so fierce, desperate job seekers will literally do whatever it takes to stand out from the crowd," writes Jacquelyn Smith at BusinessInsider.
"Fresh out of college, my first job was doing marketing research for McGraw Hill in New York City.
"To find out how to give an excellent presentation, we turned to one of the best public speakers in the world, Sri Lankan human resources consultant Dananjaya Hettiarachchi, recently crowned the World Champion of Public Speaking by Toastmasters International," writes Richard Feloni in a piece at BusinessInsider.
"Learn how to optimize content for mobile devices.
"In our media training workshops, our clients are usually shocked to learn how much they communicate with their body language – and how little they know about what their bodies are saying," declares Brad Phillips (photo, left) in a piece at MrMediaTraining.
"Dressing for success may create a good impression, but people judge your intelligence and credibility based upon what comes out of your mouth," writes Geoffrey James (photo, left).
"Once you know you’re leaving a company, you need to think carefully about how you want to break the news, says job coach Lea McLeod [photo, left].
"Here are seven easy ways to prevent email from killing your productivity and taking over your day: .
Jeff Haden presents each tip and a link to the appropriate TED talk including one by Malcolm Gladwell.
"How many times have you applied for a job and never heard back?
According to Bob Hutchins, "What people are sharing and how they’re sharing it is changing.
"Here are 11 email etiquette rules you should always follow at work.
"Everyone knows they should ask questions at the end of a job interview, but what do you ask?
Karla Gutierrez covers the topic at eshiftlearning.
"One of the most underrated features of Word 2013 is its ability to run apps," writes Brien Posey (photo, left).
"The Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once wrote, “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.