Books tagged: communications

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Psychology from all Angles: Interesting, Entertaining and Weird Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
“Psychology from all Angles” covers 20 psychological and communication theories in an entertaining and humorous way. It is written for all audiences and is relevant to everyday life.
Dreaming of Zimity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,160. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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I was the man who began it, the man who first thought of making dreams real. Everybody dreams. Every man, woman, and child in this pathetic carbon-based lifeform. And I found the way to transmit dreams into people’s heads as they fell asleep. Then we discovered the technology to record the dreams and sell them back to people on neat little grey hard discs. And then it started to go wrong...
Symphony
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurora Award Finalist story from a multi-award winning author. The colony ship, The Last Chance, has reached the planet Aurora. Earth is dying, and this alien world is humanity’s last refuge. The planet seems like a dream come true, until the colonists realize that they aren't alone after all. Something else lives on Aurora. And it doesn't want to share its home.
BrainWidth: Smarter than you Think
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
The familiar term IQ measures people on the basis of their logical, mathematical, and linguistic skills. Wait, there’s more- The lesser-known intelligences are spatial, musical, bodily-kinesthetic, social-interpersonal, spiritual-intrapersonal, and naturalistic. Each of these intelligences is explained. Tangible suggestions are provided for people who need to strengthen individual intelligences.
Emergency Responder Communication Skills Handbook: How Your Words and Actions Affect People in Medical Distress
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
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As an emergency responder you’re trained to handle crises. Your tense and stressful work environment can cause depersonalization of casualties and victims, with potentially negative consequences. Discover words and actions that support victim recovery, and others that can unintentionally hinder it. Understand how easily you can lessen their feelings of vulnerability, distress, pain, and fear.
Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic Self-Audit: Communication and Learning Profiles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
Want to be a more effective at work and at home? This subjective assessment is designed to help you discover your primary communication and learning style. It will shed light on how you relate to others and reveals how you run your relationships, both personal and professional. Better communicators achieve more success in all aspects of life.
E-mails and Artichokes: 20 Ways to Impress The Boss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Office productivity applications, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
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Have you experienced the success that you expected at work? Do you know when to write your message and when to say it in person? You need understand the how’s, when’s and when-not-to’s of communicating in the workplace, especially as it applies to e-mails. Through real life stories, learn what successful managers know about business communications and you can e-mail you way to success.
Dr. Jargonlove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Technobabble
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Why would somebody write "the biota exhibited a 100 percent mortality response" when he really meant all the fish died? Sometimes people use jargon to be taken seriously, sometimes to be clear and precise, sometimes to not work so hard, and sometimes to deliberately evade and confuse. This essay humorously examines the various motivations for using jargon in both good and bad communication.
Ms Fixit
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Bernice is a computer data technician. Every day she services communications networks, both commercial and domestic. Trouble-shooting is her speciality. One morning on a routine job in the house of an officious client, events take an unexpected turn. A very short, free SF flash fiction story in less than 500 words.
Body Language Essentials
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,130. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Research
This short book is a collection of articles which Joe Navarro, the world-renowned body language expert, wrote primarily for the magazine, Psychology Today based on the topic of nonverbal communications. It should serve as a primer and help readers to expand their knowledge of nonverbal communications - our primary and most basic means of daily communication.