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Being Present: Commanding Attention at Work (and at Home)

by Managing Your Social Presence
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Being Present offers a framework to navigate social presence at work and at home. By exploring four primary communication choices-budgeted, entitled, competitive, and invitational-author Jeanine W. Turner shows when and where to employ each to effectively communicate in a notification-saturated world.
Jeanine W. Turner is a professor in the Communication, Culture, and Technology Program and is an affiliated faculty member in the McDonough School of Business, both at Georgetown University. She inspires and challenges executives and students to gain a strengthened sense of how best to communicate their presence in a variety of environments, and has worked within the public and private sectors, including AARP, KPMG, Microsoft, National Football League Players Association, Rolls Royce, Sprint, the US Senate, US Department of Defense, and the World Bank.
Preface Introduction: What Does Social Presence Mean and Why Should You Care About It? Part I. Paying Some Attention, Screens On: Budgeted Presence 1. Budgeted Presence in the Workplace 2. Budgeted Presence Outside the Workplace Part II. "Turn off Your Phone and Listen to Me": Entitled Presence 3. Entitled Presence in the Workplace 4. Entitled Presence Outside the Workplace Part III. Selling Your Agenda While Screens Are On: Competitive Presence 5. Competitive Presence at Work 6. Competitive Presence Outside the Workplace Part IV. Sleep Mode: Invitational Presence 7. Invitational Presence in the Workplace 8. Invitational Presence Outside the Workplace Conclusion: Implementing These Strategies in Any Setting Suggested Readings Index About the Author
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