Business English definitions
English is a widely used commerce language. It is also the international language of the internet and worldwide knowledge access. Business English is the name given to the English that is used for dealing with business communication in English - albeit there are many variations, as I shall explain momentarily. This might cause problems unless you know how to tailor your communication to give you the best chance of success, regardless of the type of business English your target audience speaks.
Saying no to a second date may feel like rejection to the other person
**This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. It was an amazing first date. We went to this new Italian spot that recently opened downtown. The conversation flowed smoothly, and we laughed a lot. I could tell he was enjoying himself. But there was one thing that stuck out to me as a little bit odd.
Futurists Predict Email Will Become Obsolete
Futurists, technologists, and some economists believe email will become extinct well before the end of the current century. This article is based on technology postings and related media reports. All linked information within this article is fully-attributed to the following outlets:Wikipedia.org, Forbes.com, Inc.com, Herdlein.com, and The Radicati Group.
Resentment may be an indicator of unmet needs or expectations
**This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. Years into my marriage, I had surgery to remove my uterus. While the surgery itself went well, the recovery process was anything but easy. In the year that followed, I struggled with pain and discomfort. My husband was not very supportive, and I felt isolated and alone.
Moving Your Audience With Words
Individuals in the United States recently celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ringing from the radio stations and television programs was his riveting “I Have a Dream Speech;” arguably one of the most quoted and moving deliveries of all time.
Mother-in-law offers unwelcome "bedroom" advice to son's wife
It’s not uncommon for mothers-in-law to give their son’s wives unsolicited advice on everything from what to cook for dinner to when the couple should start planning for a baby. While some of this advice can be helpful, other parts of it may be outdated or simply not relevant to the couple’s situation.
Social Media and Communication
One bright Friday afternoon, Sharon Seline exchanged text messages with her daughter, a college student. They chatted back and forth, mom asking how things were going and the daughter answering with positive statements followed by smiley emoticons and hearts. It was a manifestation of happiness. Later that night, her daughter attempted suicide. In the following days, it came to light that she had been holed up in her dorm room, sobbing and presenting signs of depression — a radically different version from the one that she bore in texts, Facebook posts, and tweets.
Unmet expectations can cause irreparable damage in relationships
**This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. The last few years of my marriage were hard. Neither of us was happy, but we weren’t miserable either. Each of us enjoyed the company of the other, but getting along was never the problem. Expectations were the cause of our demise. More accurately, it was the unmet expectations that neither of us could get past.
Mistakes and Strategies in Confronting Abuse
Sad woman and Statements of AbuseGeorge Hodan/Darlene Lancer. It's estimated that between 50 and 80 percent of adults have experienced emotional abuse. Abuse is about having power over someone. Abusers typically want to dominate to feel superior and in control. To them, communication is not about understanding. It’s a win-lose game. They use verbal abuse and/or violence to accomplish this. They’re frequently self-centered, impatient, unreasonable, insensitive, unforgiving, lack empathy, and are often jealous, suspicious, and withholding.
Communication on Mars Is Extremely Hard But Is Possible
The speed of sound on Mars was measured using Perseverance's microphones. Manned missions could face a problem. The Mars rover Perseverance has been on the surface of Mars since February 2020. It is also equipped with microphones designed to capture the sound of the red planet. Since his arrival, the American space agency NASA has already published several audio files.
Couples Claim Conscious Conversations Gamechanger
There is nothing I love more than getting to know someone. I have been able to build some extremely strong relationships with friends because I truly want to know about their lives.
How to improve team communication in your remote & hybrid teams
Workplaces have come a long way in a short period from a traditional office setting to a flexible hybrid setting that supports a diverse workforce. An Accenture research report has revealed that 63 percent of high-growth companies have already adopted a ‘productivity anywhere’ model.
Russia's Latest Communication Issue in Ukraine may be a Phone Relay Capture
Ukraine’s Security Service (abbreviated as SBU) claims to have apprehended a hacker who was assisting Russian troops in providing telecommunication services within Ukrainian territory, according to VICE.
Dating someone with avoidant attachment proves challenging
**This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. When I was in my late twenties, I fell hard for a guy who, like myself, was newly divorced. He was handsome and hardworking, and he was also a great listener. But I noticed that he didn’t talk much about himself or his life. Most people share personal stories in conversation, but he seldom did.
The Key Steps of Going No-Contact with Someone You Love
Has someone in your life become toxic or corrosive? Do they make you feel worse about yourself or the life you’re working hard to build? No one should make us feel powerless, drained, or insecure on the inside.
Opening a relationship requires due diligence
**This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. After over a decade of monogamy, my former partner and I discussed opening our relationship. And while I was eager to venture into this uncharted territory, my partner was a bit more apprehensive.
(VIDEO) What to Know Before Getting a Communications Degree
Thinking of choosing Communication (or Communications) as your college major? Or pursuing a Communication degree? In this video, I share my experience as someone who graduated 15 years ago after majoring in Communication. If you're in school now or going to be enrolling in college soon, you might be wondering what you can do with a Communication degree, if it's a good degree to have, how much money you can make, or what kind of jobs you can get as a Communication major. If you're being honest, you might be wondering if there are high paying jobs for Communication majors because college is expensive and you want to make sure the degree is worth it. After working in a number of industries and jobs, I share important things that I wish someone had shared with me before I became a Communication major myself and what I wish I knew about getting a Communication degree.
People are more honest in emails than in verbal conversations
In a perfect world, every conversation would be an open and honest exchange of information. But the truth is, most people lie, at least a little. Small fibs may be relatively harmless, but repeated lies can damage relationships. No one wants to be lied to, especially by someone important to them.
A recent study reveals how word choice impacts perception
I’m fascinated by words. I spend hours every day stringing words together to form sentences that I hope will leave a lasting impression on people. Occasionally, a big word pops into my mind, and I wonder if I should use it. Will I sound clever or like someone who is trying too hard?
Substituting the word "and" for "but" can improve communication
I have a love/hate relationship with roller coasters. They are equally terrifying and thrilling to me. I remember riding Expedition Everest with my seven-year-old son, a roller coaster at Disney’s Animal Kingdom that moves forward and backward. It looked a little too fast and loopy for me, but I drew the short straw, so my husband stayed with the younger kids while I accompanied the daredevil child.