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8 Tips to Sound Smarter and More Professional When You Speak

Make every word count

The more people online take the power of speech for granted, the clearer it is that words do matter. Unfortunately, with all the variations of stress we deal with daily, it's been getting harder and harder to express ourselves politely while still effectively saying ...

by Ysabel Y. Yuzon for  | November 10, 2018 09:00:00
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4 Mistakes to Avoid When You Have to Deliver Bad News

There will always be tough things that need to be shared with your staff

One of the most important jobs of leaders is to tell people what’s going on, even when the news is bad. Leaders must be able to address everything from an individual performance issue to the denial of budget for new personnel or other ...

by Liz Kilsik  | September 03, 2018 02:00:00
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(Infographic) 7 Hand Gestures to Get People to Listen to You

When public speaking, stop focusing so much on your voice and pay attention to your hands

How you present yourself says a lot about you, and much of that comes down to what you do with your hands. That’s especially true when speaking in front of an audience.According to a recent study, speakers whose TED Talks went viral used an average ...

by Rose Leadem  | August 29, 2018 06:00:00
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How to Spot a Liar in an Interview -- and What to Do About It

To spot a liar in an interview, pay attention to these three key factors

Let’s be honest -- which, we admit, may be slightly ironic for an article about lying -- and confess we’ve all been tempted to lie in an interview. But most of us also know telling whoppers will get us nowhere fast, and so, we ...

by Jillian Kramer  | March 21, 2018 06:00:00
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How to Gracefully Handle and Then Make the Most of Professional Rejection

Grieve, but move on

At some point, rejection happens to all of us, and it can be a difficult experience to come back from. How you handle yourself and what you do next can be critical to your professional advancement and your personal well-being. Here are ...

by Melissa Dawn  | March 13, 2018 06:00:00
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3 Ways to Make Memorable Small Talk That Gets People Interested In Working With You

The easiest way to be intriguing is listen closely after you've asked someone to tell you about themselves

"Small talk is the biggest talk we do." ~ Susan RoAne, author/keynote speakerMost people try to avoid small talk---the often obligatory chitter chatter that tends to be the accompanying bane of awkward introductions, boring social gatherings and inescapable airline travel. But it doesn't have to ...

by Tor Constantino  | February 26, 2018 08:00:00
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Use Elon Musk's Communication Philosophy to Make Your Team More Efficient

A revealing email shows how the Tesla and SpaceX CEO manages the flow of information in the workplace

It makes sense that Elon Musk, whose businesses are based on throwing out existing industry rulebooks and going his own way, doesn’t have much use for a customary office hierarchy.In an email sent to the Tesla staff obtained by Inc., Musk explains how a communication ...

by Nina Zipkin  | September 02, 2017 08:00:00
News and Events

This is How You Get Millions of Views -- And Connect With Anyone

Remember AIDA: Attention, Interest, Desire, Action

Chances are, if you’re building a side hustle, running a business, or trying to grow a startup, you need two things:- Eyeballs on your product- Connections with people who can help launch or grow your businessI spoke with Chad Grills about how to do just ...

by Leonard Kim  | May 17, 2017 06:00:00
Startup Tips

Master this basic skill to be a successful entrepreneur

Striking a conversation with anyone may be the most important skill you need as an entrepreneur.

Every entrepreneur needs to have countless skills, from creative brainstorming to logical analysis and decision-making. And these skills range in complexity and specificity, with basic ones like time management permeating your day, and more complex ones that are exclusive to your industry and are ...

by Jayson Demers  | April 12, 2016 07:00:00