Sharing Negative Information Without Being Negative

Sharing unwelcome information is an unpleasant fact of life for all business professionals. No one like to receive bad news messages in business, and no healthy person likes to give them, so these messages can take a toll on everyone involved.

However, it is possible to minimize the emotional impact these negative messages in business, because you can take steps to share negative information without being negative. Learning how to craft these messages with sensitivity and honesty will make the task easier for you as a writer and the experience less traumatic for the recipients of your messages.

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Do Your Visuals Tell the Truth?

This video is appropriate if you teach visuaolization in business communication. Visual media have become a central element in business communication, and all business professionals have a responsibility to apply ethical decision making to the visuals they create, whether it’s a simple bar graph, a photo, a technical diagram, or the design of a web page.

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Three-Step Solution to Three Intimidating Challenges in Business Communication

Every professional faces three business communication challenges:

One, making every message and document more effective.

Two, writing routine messages as quickly as possible to avoid getting swamped by the demands of everyday communication.

And three, tackling big projects such as major reports and formal presentations without getting overwhelmed by the size of the task.

Professionals who can handle these challenges are more likely to succeed in their current positions and get noticed at promotion time.

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Balancing Emotional and Logical Appeals for Persuasive Messages

One of the most important decisions to make when crafting persuasive messages is finding the optimum balance of emotional and logical appeals. Few message appeals are entirely emotional or entirely logical, so knowing enough about your audience to mix just the right blend of appeals will help you create more effective messages for both internal and external audiences.

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