News and Articles About Communication

Weird Al's 'Word Crimes' Could Actually Make You a Better Communicator
Writing

Weird Al's 'Word Crimes' Could Actually Make You a Better Communicator

The curly-haired songwriter's parody of 'Blurred Lines' provides some important grammar tips.
Jason Fell
5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Online Dating
Lessons

5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Online Dating

If you're looking for the perfect match, here are five ways online dating might just sharpen your entrepreneurial acumen.
Dorie Clark
3 Savvy Tips to Help You Better Connect With (and Oversee) Your Staff
Managing Employees

3 Savvy Tips to Help You Better Connect With (and Oversee) Your Staff

Find out how to truly be in touch with your staff so you'll be able to identify and prevent potential problems.
Sharí Alexander
France Orders 2,000 Trains Too Wide for Station Platforms
Mistakes

France Orders 2,000 Trains Too Wide for Station Platforms

Talk about being on the wrong side of the tracks. While we all make mistakes, France's latest eye-popping mishap should serve as a lesson in vigilance.
Geoff Weiss
Just How Long Has 'Selfie' Been Around, Anyway?
Culture

Just How Long Has 'Selfie' Been Around, Anyway?

The Merriam-Webster dictionary has added 150 new words, many of which have been around for a surprisingly long time.
Nina Zipkin
Strategic Networking and How to Make the Most of Your Evenings
Networking

Strategic Networking and How to Make the Most of Your Evenings

Here's how to turn the experience into worthwhile (and enjoyable) time spent.
Chris Herbert and Christian Smith
4 Strategies for Handling a Sales Surge
Sales

4 Strategies for Handling a Sales Surge

When demand suddenly spikes, it's do or die time.
Office Design Strategies From the Guy Who Dreamed Up Twitter's Headquarters
Office Space

Office Design Strategies From the Guy Who Dreamed Up Twitter's Headquarters

Olle Lundberg, founder of Lundberg Design and the man behind Twitter's birdhouse-themed San Francisco headquarters, shares tips for improving office productivity and morale.
Geoff Weiss
The Best of TED 2014: Lessons for Your Next Presentation
Public Speaking

The Best of TED 2014: Lessons for Your Next Presentation

From an astronaut talking fear, Bill and Melinda Gates on giving up their wealth to a surprise appearance by an outlaw, here are some key takeaways from this year's event.
Carmine Gallo
Get a Fresh Start: Your Relationship Repair Kit
Leadership

Get a Fresh Start: Your Relationship Repair Kit

A single question can help you move from conflict to co-creation.
Judith E. Glaser
7 Lessons in Harmony for Family Startups
Family Businesses

7 Lessons in Harmony for Family Startups

Running a family business can unite members of a family but it can also tear them apart. Here are some tips keeping the peace, both at home and at the office.
Christopher Hann
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The Quickest Way to Deliver Your Message? Make It Visual.
Marketing

The Quickest Way to Deliver Your Message? Make It Visual.

Infographics, dashboards and mobile apps provide a direct avenue to our brains. Use them to your advantage.
Khuram Zaman
5 Secrets to Talking to the Media (And Not Sounding Like a Fool)
Publicity

5 Secrets to Talking to the Media (And Not Sounding Like a Fool)

Talking to the media can be terrifying, causing many entrepreneurs to sound like rambling fools. Don't be that person. Here are five tips on how to be a media pro.
Sabrina Horn
The Art of Having a Productive Argument
Conflict

The Art of Having a Productive Argument

Learn to articulate what you want, spend time listening and try to understand the other side. And experiment with these seven steps.
Sharí Alexander