There are many applications that can foster communication, to conduct meetings with remote participants or email professional looking newsletters.
Among these are MailChimp and Microsoft Office Outlook.
The Director of Instructional Development has held workshops either featuring or including all of these apps in the SOS or TWT workshop series. There are guides you may view or download on this site that will introduce you to or offer tips for using these applications.
External Resources on Communication Skills
Below are some Lean In* videos recorded by members of Lean In and promient members of professional business and academic organizations.
College Conference Talk by Sheryl Sandberg
Communicate with Confidence by Jennifer Allyn, Diversity Strategy Leader, PwC
Communicating with Confidence Guide & Self-assessment tool (Source: Allyn, Lean In)
Power and Influence by Deborah H. Gruenfeld, Professor of Leadership & Organizational Behavior at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Co-director of the Executive Program for Women Leaders
Focusing on Feedback, by Kym Ward Gaffney, Coaching Leader, PwC and Michael Fenlon, Global Talent Leader, PwC
The Power of Powerless Communication, TEDx Talk, Adam Grant, Professor, Wharton School
*Lean In is a non-profit organization created by Sheryl Sandberg, CEO at Facebook (NY Times), to provide resources as well as a social networking space for women who want to advance their professional skills and opportunities.