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Excellence in Business Communication, 11th Ed.
 
Business Communication Essentials, 6th Ed.
 
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October 24, 2014

farnam-streetShane Parrish, founder of the Farnam Street blog, discusses the concept of the circle of competence.


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These 10 Words Make People Question Your Authority

October 24, 2014

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14 Habits of Exceptionally Likable People

October 24, 2014

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The 31 Educational Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

October 23, 2014

jeff-dunn"Below is a list I have been working on for the last couple of days. This list features some interesting web tools for teachers keen on integrating technology into their instruction and work routine. I did my best to [include] as many tools as possible. There are loads of web platforms that are educationally focused and to contain them all in one list is way beyond the scope of a short blog post like this, therefore I selected only what I deemed the most important. I hope you'll enjoy the selection."


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October 23, 2014

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How to Give a Great Presentation

October 23, 2014

ceren-cubukcu"Giving a presentation is very similar to public speaking. Many people freak out because they have to get up in front of a crowd and talk about a topic which everybody assumes they are the expert on," declares Ceren Cubucku (photo, left). "However, you don’t need to lose your nerves! By following the below simple rules, you can give a great presentation even if you are not the expert on that topic."


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How to Make Small Talk

October 22, 2014

business-insider-logo"Success at work stems from face-to-face communication with others. Here's how to take advantage of small talk – it will go a long way."


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10 Toxic People You Should Avoid ​at All Costs

October 22, 2014

lolly-daskal"Just as with any kind of toxin, you need to limit your exposure and keep yourself protected. But a critical first step is to recognize when a person is toxic. Unfortunately, toxic people don't come with a warning label — but there are things you can look for."

Author bio – Lolly Daskal (photo, left) "is the founder of Lead from Within, a global consultancy, whose clients range from heads of state and CEOs of large multinational companies to budding entrepreneurs. She is also the author of 'Thoughts Spoken From The Heart: Over 500 Thoughts That Bring Meaning To Your Life.'"


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35 Etiquette Tips for Doing Business Around the World

October 22, 2014

snippet-35-etiquetteEmmie Martin of BusinessInsider.com presents an infographic on the topic.


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How to Answer Stupid Interview Questions Including the One about Money

October 21, 2014

lou-adler". . . compensation should be a negotiating point, not a filter to a discussion."

Author bio – Lou Adler (photo, left) "is the CEO and founder of The Adler Group – a training and search firm helping companies implement Performance-based Hiring℠. Adler is the author of the Amazon top-10 best-seller, Hire With Your Head . . ."


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