Communication Strategies

Can You Tell These 10 Stories?
Success Stories

Can You Tell These 10 Stories?

When meeting with a prospective client or employer, you need to be able to tell stories, relate and illustrate your success.
How to Talk Your Way to More Opportunities
Communication Strategies

How to Talk Your Way to More Opportunities

While how you say something is important, what you say can still be the difference between success and anything else short of that.
Thomas Edwards
Leadership Training Backed by Former U.S. Presidents? It's Happening.
Leadership

Leadership Training Backed by Former U.S. Presidents? It's Happening.

The first class of the Presidential Leadership Scholars program has begun.
Nina Zipkin
When It's OK to Use an Exclamation Mark and When It's Not (Infographic)
Writing

When It's OK to Use an Exclamation Mark and When It's Not (Infographic)

You probably shouldn't, but this flowchart will help you know for sure.
Kristin Piombino
3 Reasons Why Apologizing Hurts Your Business
Customer Service

3 Reasons Why Apologizing Hurts Your Business

Hey entrepreneurs and business people, stop saying you're sorry so much.
Gene Marks
4 Questions to Ask When Planning Effective Customer Messages
Customer Service

4 Questions to Ask When Planning Effective Customer Messages

When it comes to communicating with your customers, just a few minutes of planning will save you time, energy and possibly, trouble, later down the line.
Peter Gasca
Use These 5 Steps to Create a Marketing Plan
Starting a Business

Use These 5 Steps to Create a Marketing Plan

This five-step plan in will help you draw in and keep customers.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Invite Serendipity With Strategy
Business Ideas

Invite Serendipity With Strategy

An entrepreneur suggests that strangers who extend an offer to meet over coffee should be sure to clarify a purpose.
Jurgen Appelo
6 Powerful Tips to Get the Most Out of Networking
Ask the Expert

6 Powerful Tips to Get the Most Out of Networking

Getting connected is a strategic treasure hunt, a quest to find ways to plug holes to support your startup's mission and objectives.
Robert Reffkin
Emotional Intelligence Can Be Your Project's Most Critical Success Factor
Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence Can Be Your Project's Most Critical Success Factor

A team with healthy, robust interactions that knows how to have fun, continuously learn and give quality feedback is set up to achieve.
Carrie Camino and Paul Warkins
10 Toxic Words You Must Not Say in a Job Interview
Careers

10 Toxic Words You Must Not Say in a Job Interview

Even though these seem like just ordinary words, they could be major red flags for an interviewer or recruiter.
How to Make a Mistake at Work and Get Through it Quickly
The Grind

How to Make a Mistake at Work and Get Through it Quickly

You need to acknowledge mistakes, take ownership of them and then ask how you can move forward together as a team.
Karim Abouelnaga
The 4 Stories Entrepreneurs Need to Tell
Storytelling

The 4 Stories Entrepreneurs Need to Tell

To capture attention amid the endless feed of quizzes and cat memes, we need to come up with a variety of stories that connect with our audience and do more than just tell our founding or 'I quit my job' story.
Maggie Patterson
8 Commonly Misunderstood Words
Communication Strategies

8 Commonly Misunderstood Words

Be careful when you use words such as 'comprise,' 'averse' and 'imply.' They are often used incorrectly.