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How to Grow Your Career with Booze, Vacations and Fine Restaurants
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How to Grow Your Career with Booze, Vacations and Fine Restaurants

Professional development in not all work and, in fact, is more easily afforded when it is also play.
How Giving Could Become Your Default Weapon of Choice
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How Giving Could Become Your Default Weapon of Choice

Three successful leaders in business are modeling the idea that being generous is a valuable goal in itself.
How to Receive a Compliment Without Being Awkward About It
Leadership

How to Receive a Compliment Without Being Awkward About It

Many of us are tempted to deflect kind words, but that may be doing more hard than good.
The 3 Cardinal Rules of Business I Didn't Learn in School
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The 3 Cardinal Rules of Business I Didn't Learn in School

One of the lessons this CEO has learned outside the classroom is number crunching is useful but communication skills really count.
The Hot 30 Movers and Shakers of New York City's Startup Scene
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The Hot 30 Movers and Shakers of New York City's Startup Scene

There's so much more to tech events in New York City than business cards and enlightening panels.
Master the Art of Small Talk to Build a Network of Business Allies
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Master the Art of Small Talk to Build a Network of Business Allies

When building relationships for your startup, don’t overlook this strategy.
5 Things the World Cup Can Teach Us About Entrepreneurship
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5 Things the World Cup Can Teach Us About Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs, local or global, can learn from how organizers of the World Cup have deftly leveraged trends in globalization and technology.
The Quality of Your Life Depends on Who's In Your 'Room'
Marketing

The Quality of Your Life Depends on Who's In Your 'Room'

Ask yourself, if you had to spend eternity with everyone you accepted, whom would you choose?
For Better Conversations, Replace 'How Are You?' With This One Phrase
Leadership

For Better Conversations, Replace 'How Are You?' With This One Phrase

If you want to connect with people, you have to let them know you're listening. Here's how.
How to Ask a VIP for a Favor
Leadership

How to Ask a VIP for a Favor

It's always a bit awkward to ask for favors, especially from people who are considered industry leaders. Here's how to do it the right way.
Small Talk Could Have Big Benefits for Your Career
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Small Talk Could Have Big Benefits for Your Career

The simple act of conversation could lead to opportunity and deeper relationships.
10 Tips for Mastering LinkedIn
Social Media

10 Tips for Mastering LinkedIn

Don’t be intimidated. These suggestions can help you use LinkedIn to its fullest potential for your business.
Treat Your Corporate Job as an Entrepreneurial Training Program
Starting a Business

Treat Your Corporate Job as an Entrepreneurial Training Program

Aspiring entrepreneurs could learn valuable lessons that would help develop the know-how to run their own companies.
Playing With Fire? Oklahoma City Shooting Range Granted Liquor License
Starting a Business

Playing With Fire? Oklahoma City Shooting Range Granted Liquor License

Though it may sound like a precarious pairing, guns and alcohol will be kept strictly separate, the facility's owners vow.
5 Keys to Making a Great First Impression
Marketing

5 Keys to Making a Great First Impression

These are the qualities of appearance make people instantly look like leaders.
10 Questions to Consider When Working With a Business Mentor
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10 Questions to Consider When Working With a Business Mentor

Consulting a wise, experienced mentor can take your business to the next level. Here's what you should consider to get the most out of the relationship.
5 Surefire Ways to Wreck Your Social Media Network
Social Media

5 Surefire Ways to Wreck Your Social Media Network

While you try to grow your contacts online, steer clear of these practices. Or you might see your contact list shrink.
LinkedIn Now Lets Users Rank Themselves Against Other Users
Technology

LinkedIn Now Lets Users Rank Themselves Against Other Users

The professional networking site introduced several new features to premium members.
Looking for an Edge for Your Startup? Call in the Sharks.
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Looking for an Edge for Your Startup? Call in the Sharks.

It helps to have some experts in your corner. Learn how to assemble your own review team of mentors who will provide unbiased, experienced advice.
Overwhelmed by Email and Social Mentions? This Tool Tames Both.
Social Media

Overwhelmed by Email and Social Mentions? This Tool Tames Both.

Here's what marketing expert Brian Honigman uses to funnel all of his email and social media communications into a single central inbox that makes sense of it all.
To Meet Somebody Too Busy to See You, First Study Them Online
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To Meet Somebody Too Busy to See You, First Study Them Online

Want to talk with somebody who doesn't have time for you? Find out where they like to go and when, then offer to meet them.
How to Cut the 'Ums,' Uhs,' and 'Literallys' When Speaking
Marketing

How to Cut the 'Ums,' Uhs,' and 'Literallys' When Speaking

Using these filler words when you speak will annoy your listeners and torpedo your credibility.
How to Make New Connections Anywhere You Go
Leadership

How to Make New Connections Anywhere You Go

Instead of waiting for an occasion to network, use these tips to start a conversation with a stranger.
What to Do When You've Forgotten Someone's Name
Grow Your Business

What to Do When You've Forgotten Someone's Name

Whether it's a senior moment or entrepreneur brain, it happens to us all. Here's what to do.
Save Big on Trade Shows, Then Work Your Magic
Grow Your Business

Save Big on Trade Shows, Then Work Your Magic

These events present big opportunities to make connections and develop new partnerships.
5 Ways People Hurt Their Credibility Without Even Realizing It
Marketing

5 Ways People Hurt Their Credibility Without Even Realizing It

What messages are your body signals sending to others? Read this and find out.
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