Communication Strategies

How to Turn Business Cards Into Business Relationships
Networking

How to Turn Business Cards Into Business Relationships

Business cards that symbolize fabulous connections and conversations can easily transform into annoying reminders of lost opportunities.
SharĂ­ Alexander
MailChimp's Founder on How to Get Your Business from 'Startup to Grown Up'
If I Knew Then

MailChimp's Founder on How to Get Your Business from 'Startup to Grown Up'

Ben Chestnut, the email-marketing service's co-founder and CEO, lays out the philosophy that influences every part of his company.
Nina Zipkin
Food Network Star Ina Garten on the Power of Saying 'No'
Growth Strategies

Food Network Star Ina Garten on the Power of Saying 'No'

'No' is a complete sentence, but it can take many people decades to learn how to say it.
Jenna Goudreau
Simple Grammar Tips for Small Businesses
Writing

Simple Grammar Tips for Small Businesses

Review these helpful tips before sending that news release or printed material out into the world.
How to Host an Incredible Networking Dinner
Networking

How to Host an Incredible Networking Dinner

'Speed networking' at cattle call gatherings can never compete with the deep and powerful connections you can make by breaking bread with like-minded people.
Dorie Clark
5 Ways to Respond to Negative, Evil Emails
Emotional Intelligence

5 Ways to Respond to Negative, Evil Emails

These are proven methods for keeping your emotions within reason, so that you don't hit 'send' while your emails, tweets, comments, and virtual chime-ins are still flaming.
Travis Bradberry
Is Your Content Confusing Your Customers?
Content Marketing

Is Your Content Confusing Your Customers?

If your content aims too high or too low for your reader, then you are missing the mark.
Branding Your Business for the Next Generation
Marketing Strategies

Branding Your Business for the Next Generation

There's a new generation of people out there. Your company needs to learn how to communicate with them.
Jana Barrett
3 Tips for Writing Unforgettable PR Messages
Public Relations

3 Tips for Writing Unforgettable PR Messages

Unfocused messages can hurt your brand and career. Here are a few easy methods for crafting -- and delivering -- memorable messages in any medium.
5 Ancient Public Relations Secrets
Marketing Basics

5 Ancient Public Relations Secrets

The practice of public relations is not what it used to be, but history can teach us some important lessons.
15 Body Language Secrets of Successful People
Body Language

15 Body Language Secrets of Successful People

Your body language has likely become an integral part of who you are, to the point where you might not even think about it.
Travis Bradberry
Do This to Become a More Effective Problem Solver
Listening

Do This to Become a More Effective Problem Solver

Shhhhh. Can you hear it?
Beth Kuhel
7 Reasons Why 'Just Ask' Is the Best Negotiation Tactic
Negotiating

7 Reasons Why 'Just Ask' Is the Best Negotiation Tactic

There's no big secret to getting what you want. You just have to make it known.
Thomas Smale
12 Dated Expressions That Deserve a Comeback
Communication Strategies

12 Dated Expressions That Deserve a Comeback

Do you use the same words or phrases over and over? Freshen up your vocabulary with these gems from the past.
Kristin Piombino