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Why Dumbing Down Your Message Isn't Dumb

Often executives think its impressive to spew out jargon, technical words and high-level chatter. But often, people miss the point and the message.

Are You Really Seeing the Big Picture?

When entrepreneurs launch a startup, they often get knee-deep in the day-to-day tasks. While this is necessary to get your business of the ground, it is imperative to continue to focus on the long-term strategy.

10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Killer PowerPoint Presentation

How to craft presentation slides that powerfully visualize your ideas, engage your audience and boost your brand.

5 Ways to Be a Better Listener

Evolved listening skills are key for business leaders to process feedback and build a loyal following. Here within are five steps for a more effective exchange.

The 7 Worst Speaking Mistakes Professionals Make

How we speak -- tone, pitch and volume -- can go a long way in effectively communicating your startup's message.

7 Idioms Almost Everyone Gets Wrong

The English language changes constantly, but sometimes it retains sayings that use words and meanings that have fallen out of favor. That leads to inadvertent mistakes.

10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic)

When delivering a presentation before an audience, our words aren't the only thing people pay attention to. Consider this advice for making better eye contact, staying calm and more.

Managing a Growing Startup? 4 Ways to Keep Your Criticism Constructive

Managing startup employees is a whole different animal. When employees wear multiple hats, it can be a challenge to keep them on task. Here are some tips.

5 Keys to Great Nonverbal Communication

Clear and effective communication is essential during presentations. Here's how you can get it right.

5 Ways to Decrease Interruptions and Increase Productivity

Interruptions destroy many entrepreneurs' productivity. Follow these five strategies to end the unnecessary interruptions and increase the amount of work you get done on a regular basis.

Watch Out: This CRM App Just Got Very Personal

Streak, a customer relationship management app that integrates with Gmail, unveiled a feature today that allows senders to see who has read an email, where they read it and what type of device they read it on.

Bosslessness: What It Is and Why It's All the Rage in Silicon Valley

Want to attract stellar employees? Don't boss them around. Here’s how to manage without, well, managing.

Expand Your YouTube Following Through Twitter and Facebook

Growing your YouTube audience isn't as hard as you think -- here's how you can generate video views and increase viewer loyalty with help from other social media channels.

Connect With Angry Customers Before They Yelp

The app OwnerLists establishes a direct line of communication between business owners and their customers, allowing them to respond directly to negative reviews.

5 Simple Ways to Get Your Customers to Listen to You

Cut though the noise with these techniques to create communications that educate and attract customers.

Survey: 91% of Business Professionals Have Never Seen the People They Regularly Work With

As face-to-face interaction becomes less prominent in businesses, what else has been lost?

3 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Clients

Asking 'power questions' will improve your client relationships.

Identifying Your Conversational Blind Spots

Boost your conversational IQ and speak to influence.

5 Ways to Become a Social Media Rock Star

Our Ask the Expert this month is digital-marketing guru, Ian Lurie. Check out what he thinks businesses absolutely need in their social-media marketing strategies.

How to Sell Without Feeling Sleazy

You don't need an outsized personality to be successful in sales. Just follow this simple formula.

Sizing Up Your Online Communications Strategy (Infographic)

As the world gets smaller through technology, startups need to take note and freshen up their communications strategy.

7 Voicemail Secrets to Get a Call Back Every Time

Leaving the right voice message could be the difference between getting a called back and not. Here are seven ways to up your chances.

Why Two Monitors Are More Productive Than One

Productivity expert Jason Womack says using an extra monitor can help you get more done.

Amanda De Cadenet Proves How Great Conversations Can Empower Brands and Viewers

As host of Lifetime's The Conversation, Amanda De Cadenet has amassed a huge following. Here's how the model/actress is making that viewership count.

Almost Two-Thirds of CEOs Don't Get Outside Business Advice

A new survey finds that most business executives really are lonely at the top.

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