Communication in the Workplace

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WELL-BEING WISDOM WONDER PURPOSE SLEEP SPECIAL SECTIONS COMMUNITY THRIVE TAKES // April 11, 2019 Try This Now: Stop Sending a “Gentle Reminder” A popular way to nudge a co-worker is to employ this phrase, but it misses the opportunity to be compassionately direct.

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Summer 2019 - Beyond the Heat Wave Story

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Summer 2019 could go down as when travel halted, at least the road kind. The Summer of 2019 will be restricted to the backyard.   Not getting results from your marketing communications?

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Mary Meeker's 2019 Internet Report

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Exactly the right tone and content for all your communications. This is the 24th year that iconic analyst and investor Mary Meeker is presenting the Internet Trends Report. Here is this year's, published by BusinessInsider. Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Web/Tech

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Working in Media Means No Safe Harbor - 7,770 Jobs Lost in 2019

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Overall, in 2019, reports BusinessInsider , 7,700 jobs have been lost in media. Full Disclosure: My first stop in communications had been media. Glam has turned to glum. There turns out to be no safe harbor when working in media.

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2019 - Big Media Story Will Be Media

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So, it's predictable that its own activities will be the big story of 2019. For example, as side hustles do marketing communications and tutor preparation for the SAT.   Out of the Box Communications = Unexpected Results.

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First Weekend in August 2019 - Second Amendment Put in Play?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The first weekend of August 2019 could put the Second Amendment in play.  Those of us who study communications would add that they also provide access to more than 15 minutes of fame. Not getting results from your marketing communications?

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A conversation with Conor Neill

Manner of Speaking

I have just returned home after my annual week teaching public speaking and communication skills at the IESE Executive MBA Programme in Barcelona, Spain. IESE - Persuasive Communication Conor Neill IESE Leadership pauses Personal development public speaking

Blizzard of 2019 - Likely Not One for History

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  The blizzard of 2019 probably will no way be historic. Get amazing results through out of box communications strategies/content. There were blizzards that made history. The blizzard of the early 1960s shut down schools in northern New Jersey for a week.

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June 4, 2019 - Boston Lost Some Brand Equity

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  Exactly the right tone and content for all your communications. Boston isn't the kind of urban area we associate with mean streets and crime. After all, the lawyers in "Boston Legal" were genteel. And it was on Milk Street that Ben Franklin had his startup print shop. 

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The Communication Blog - Untitled Article

The Communication Blog

Another interesting article on workplace communication. communicating at meetings communication in the workplace Interpersonal Communication workplace communicationlink].

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Father's Day 2019 - Time for Baby Boomers to Forgive Our Emotionally Unavailable Dads

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  So, for Father's Day 2019, I am going to set in play a psychic shift. Exactly the right tone and content for all your communications. It's overdue, isn't it. 

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Super Bowl 2019 - Coca-Cola Staying on Bench

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Get amazing results through out of box communications strategies/content. Of course, everyone wants to see Tom Brady do his magic in the Super Bowl this year.    But, the suspense isn't red-hot. The Patriots is the favored team for winning. 

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Communication as a College Major

The Communication Blog

Here's a brief article on the 10 most versatile college majors--Communication is No. link] [link

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3 Speaking Skills That Will Help You Communicate Data

Duarte Blog

The post 3 Speaking Skills That Will Help You Communicate Data appeared first on Duarte. Audience Engagement Delivery Presentations Captivate communication data data story presentation public speaking speaker coaching storytellingHave you ever had lunch with a genius?

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2019, So Far - 2,400 Layoffs in Media (that brutal moment of clarity)

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As BusinessInsider reports, so far in 2019, there have been 2,400 layoffs. "  Others who get the boot have been crowding into ghostwriting, marketing communications, and social media. 

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Public Speaking: Its Place in the Communication Curriculum

The Communication Blog

So, here I want to review the “basic course” and argue that the basic course in communication—often a required course—should not be public speaking but should be the hybrid/fundamentals course. From then to now, the field of communication has changed dramatically—it has grown in both breadth and depth—and now includes areas of human interaction that cannot be subsumed under public speaking and, of course, forms and ways of communicating that didn’t exist in 1915.

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From 1636 until 2019, Voodoo of Higher Education in America - MIT, et al. Will Continue to Cast Spells

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Not getting results from your marketing communications? As in big time politics, among prestigious academic brands, there must be a continual influx of what is usually referred to as "real money."

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Troubles of Glam World of Media Deepen in 2019 - Salon Selling Itself

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The year 2019 will go down in history as when the troubles of media, digital natives and establishment, deepened.    So far in 2019, the media industry has lost 2,700 jobs.  Published in February 2019, Abramson's book "Merchants of Truth" has already plunged to the 47,761 rank on Amazon. Those in media, especially in 2019, tend to be on short time.    Exactly the right tone and content for all your communications.

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Your Employer Goes Bankrupt, You Lose Your Job - Common Saga in 2019 (just like during The Great Recession)

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  Not getting results from your marketing communications? Bankruptcies provide plenty of work for transactional lawyers. But, for employees of those businesses which file for bankruptcy, the process means the end of their jobs.

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The Communication Blog - Untitled Article

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Here's an interesting article on an important but rarely discussed (at least in our interpersonal texts) issue/problem: [link] WELL-BEING // October 17, 2019 How to Decline an Invitation Without Hurting Your Relationship Expert-backed strategies to RSVP “no” to anything and protect your well-being. declining an invitation Interpersonal Communication responding to an invitation saying No

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Moving on to 2nd Round of the 250-word Microfiction Challenge!

Speak Schmeak

And communication challenges are particularly interesting to me, as a way to expand the skills I use and teach as a public speaking coach. Like many people, I'm very happy in my comfort zone. I mean, it's comfy, right? That's why we stay there.

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Prince Andrew - How Royals Do Crisis Communications

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is called "crisis communications." " The New York Post reports that Prince Andrew has parachuted in Millennial communications expert Jason Stein. On October 21st, a documentary about Jeffrey Epstein will air on UK's Channel 4.

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Class of 2019 - Maybe You Should Avoid New York Metro Area for Starting Careers (and consider these states/nations)

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Therefore, even if members of the Class of 2019 find lots of roommates, they will still struggle to make the monthly nut - and begin to pay down their college student loans.   Another option for the Class of 2019 is to launch their careers outside the U.S. Rents are not cheap.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 308) – Simon Sinek

Manner of Speaking

“We are drawn to leaders and organizations that are good at communicating what they believe. Their ability to make us feel like we belong, to make us feel special, safe and not alone is part of what gives them the … Continue reading → The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 308) – Simon Sinek appeared first on Manner of Speaking

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2019 - And, So Many Employers Still Getting Away with Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts

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  Get amazing results through out of box communications strategies/content. It was believed that class action gender discrimination lawsuit - "Dawn Knepper et al. Ogletree" - would be another blockbuster.

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author of The Interpersonal Communication Book , tells Thrive. Published on October 3, 2019 Rebecca Muller , Assistant Editor at Thrive Global Rebecca Muller is an Assistant Editor at Thrive Global. dealing with interruptions interruptions workplace communication workplace skills

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Unfortunately, communication is one of them with 27% of students regretting their selecting communication as a major--with the most common complaint that it was too general. communication as a major communication students studying communicationHere is a sobering report on the five college majors students most regret.

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Public Relations - Predictions for 2019

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Those assuming they can predict what will go down in 2019 are delusional. Here are 4 tidbits: Public relations, marketing communications, social media, and more will fuse.  Litigation Communications.

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Hallmark's Mike Perry - Hitting All the Right Buttons in Crisis Communications

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And, according to the fundamentals of crisis communications, Hallmark's chief executive officer and president Mike Perry handled the controversy over pulled commercials just right. There is that adage in life and in business: It isn't what happens, it's how you handle it.

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Tears - Underused Tool in Communications

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Tears that aren't shed in a self-absorbed manner are a powerful communications strategy.   Exactly the right tone and content for all your communications. In court yesterday when she made her guilty plea, Felicity Huffman also made all the right moves. 

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That "Open Letter" - Communications Power Tool (both internally and externally)

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  Here is an account of that email communications outreach by the American Bar Association. Yesterday's risk could be today's smart (and recommended) communications move.

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Crisis Communications: Linda and Kevin O'Leary Should Lay Low

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Not getting results from your marketing communications? On Lake Joseph in Canada, two boats crashed and two people died.    Now, the legal fallout. As the media reports , Linda O'Leary, who was driving the smaller boat, has been charged with careless operation of a vehicle.

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Apple VP of Communications Steve Dowling Leaving at End of October

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Essentially that's howSteve Dowling, who has headed Apple's communications for five years, positioned and packaged his decision to leave. Not getting results from your marketing communications? It's time.

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Lee Iacocca - The Communications Genius Who Disrupted CorporateSpeak

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  But because he was so prolific in what he gave the world there is one achievement - an earthquake in the field of communications - that is frequently ignored. Usually the context of most business communications had been not to say anything.

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President L. Rafael Reif's Letter to MIT Community - Exactly Right Format, Content, Tone for Crisis Communications

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Rafael Reif's response in terms of behavior and communications. Now, he has produced the kind of communications which could become a template for how to position and package negative findings.

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The Communication Blog - Untitled Article

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Here's a more positive view for communication majors. link] [link

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A Workplace Divided, Careers in Play - "Torre, et al. v. Charter Communications"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On June 19, 2019, five middle-aged female employees filed a gender/age bias lawsuit "Roma Torre, et al. Charter Communications."   Not getting results from your marketing communications?

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6 Tips on Using Color in Slide Design.

More than PowerPoint...

communication design PowerPoint Presentation video color choices powerpoint powerpoint presentationsColor choices on your slides are important. People react to color on both a physical and emotional level. Often, we see color on PowerPoint slides that don’t seem to have a purpose.

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Zhooshing up your business language with made-up or unusual words

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fun business communication words writing“Zhoosh” It’s a word that’s fun to say, but hard to spell. It has its roots in Polari, the slang language of low creative and underground subcultures.

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Major University, Los Angeles, CA - VP of Strategic Communications (help-wanted)

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Learning to Play in the Fintech Sandbox

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To learn more about fintech, to prospect for business, and/or to analyze fintech models around the world, businesses can download for free: Business Insider Intelligence's "10 Up and Coming Fintechs for 2019."

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The Executive’s Guide to Digital Transformation

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That means creating and communicating the future state of the organization that you’d like to achieve, creating a list of project requirements that fully describe the scope of proposed changes and setting KPIs for measuring the progress of the implementation.

Senior Executive Communications Writer, D.C. - Medical Association (help-wanted)

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