Free Download: A Guide to Building Conversational Presentations

"As presentation design expert Russell Anderson-Williams points out, 'In this busy world of countless communication channels, having the opportunity to interact with people in person should be something we relish, not squander. We should welcome and seek to build in the opportunity for them to interact with us constantly. We should allow them to guide the flow of our presentation based on what their interests are. And we should not be afraid to have ‘conversations’ rather than traditional presentations.'"

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Stop Ending Your Speeches With ‘Any Questions’ and End with This Instead

"If you're planning to wrap up your presentation with a half-hearted call for "any questions?" followed by a "thank you" and a quick exit, then you haven't planned your whole presentation," writes Deborah Grayson Riegel (photo, left) at Inc.com.

"In fact, you're missing out on a critical opportunity to reinforce your key message, offer a final appeal to gate keepers or decision makers, and make yourself and your pitch memorable."

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How to Write the Perfect Headline for Your LinkedIn Profile

According to William Aruda (photo, left), "I spend a lot of time helping people improve their LinkedIn profile and align it with their real-world brand. And I’m often asked for examples of profiles that do the best job of showcasing their creator. Although there are very few profiles where every element is exemplary, I’ve seen many examples of profiles that are truly  transparent, real, compelling and differentiated."

"When someone is checking you out online, the four most important aspects of your LinkedIn profile are: . . ."

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Capitalization Rules for Professional Business Writing

Social media, job titles, and different software or email requirements have all added to a growing confusion regarding capitalization rules. Let’s go through some of the major rules for capitalization.

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English Grammar 101: All You Need to Know

"Understanding the basic grammar rules is essential for communicating efficiently, but most of us have forgotten those concepts years ago," writes Daniel Scocco (photo, left) in a piece at DailyWritingTips.com.

"In order to solve this problem we decided to put together all the basic rules on a single page, so that you can use it as a refresher, or print it out for future reference. Enjoy!"

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One Author Team Is Remarkably Reversing a Trend in Lagging Technology Coverage

Business communication textbooks have all lagged in covering communication technology, but one author team is remarkably reversing the trend

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Video Interview Platforms Make Headway Against Consumer Tech

Some recruiters prefer the familiarity of popular video tools, like FaceTime and Skype, but they may be missing out on the rich candidate profiles and analytics of dedicated systems."

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Jeff Bezos and the Perfect Memo

"Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has some tips on crafting the perfect memo, which he broke down in his annual letter to shareholders."

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How to Edit, Fix, and Polish

Imagine this scenario: Your supervisor emails you with a message that says “Please edit the attachment.” Or perhaps the instruction is “Fix the attached” or “Please give this piece some polish.” What does it mean to edit, fix, or polish…

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The Best Search Engines of 2018

There are so many search engines out there! But you only need these tools to find the best of the web today. Bing, Dogpile, Google Scholar and more!

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