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Business Language and Communication

Business communication and role of correct tense application (2)

By Goke Ilesanmi Last week, we said the issue of tenses is very important because tense is any of the verb forms relating time to action.  We said there is actually a problem when we cannot accurately relate time to action and use the appropriate tenses in a given business situation. We discussed types of …

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Business communication and the role of correct tense application

By Goke Ilesanmi When we talk about any form of verbal communication, the issue of tenses is very important because tense is any of the verb forms relating time to action. This time is basically divided into past, present and future. There is actually a problem when we cannot accurately relate time to action and …

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Using case studies to achieve effective persuasion

By Goke Ilesanmi It is noteworthy that the ability to communicate persuasively is a skill that can be used in all aspects of our personal or business life. In short, it is said that the difference between an impotent conversationalist and the motivating communicator is the ability to persuade people to participate in win-win relationships. …

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Enhancing your business with effective body language

By Goke Ilesanmi Failure to send the right messages will often result in loss of business, low morale in the workplace or soured friendships. If you are in customer service section, for instance, you need to think about the message you are giving customers. Do you really try to do everything possible or is your …

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Other areas of business and effective e-mail communication (2)

By Goke Ilesanmi Last week, we said another area worthy of note in effective email communication is e-mail and job application. We said before you even conceive the idea of sending an email cover letter, you need to first make sure that you understand all the rules and guidelines for writing a dynamic cover letter. …

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Other areas of business and effective e-mail communication

By Goke Ilesanmi Another area worthy of note is e-mail and job application. There are key strategies for sending email cover letters. We will discuss these strategies. It is noteworthy that you must ensure that you know the rules of a dynamic cover letter. Before you even conceive the idea of sending an email cover …

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Fundamentals of effective e-mail communication in business(2)

By Goke Ilesanmi Last week, we said electronic mail, called e-mail for short, is a system that allows people to send messages to each other by computer. We added that e-mail makes everything easier and faster including making a powerful business impression and establishing positive professional relationships.    We however examined some dos and don’ts …

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Fundamentals of effective e-mail communication in business

By Goke Ilesanmi Electronic mail, called e-mail for short, is a system that allows people to send messages to each other by computer. E-mail makes everything easier and faster including making a powerful business impression and establishing positive professional relationships. The businessperson who uses the technology effectively and appropriately will see the results of that …

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Persuasive proposals and positive business impacts

By Goke Ilesanmi Persuasion can be variedly defined. At one level of definition, it is conceived as the process by which a communicator tries to influence the attitudes, values, belief system, or action of his listener(s) or audience. In other words, persuasion involves motivating the audience through the power of communication to voluntarily change their …

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Communication strategies in mergers and acquisitions(3)

By Goke Ilesanmi Last week, we said communication does not come easily to many managers who throughout most their careers have dealt almost entirely with hard facts and figures, not the soft people issues. We added that these managers may not be good enough as leaders. We stressed that many managers are uncomfortable about giving …

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