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Saying It Right -- 8 Rules for Getting People on Your Side
Communication strategies

Saying It Right -- 8 Rules for Getting People on Your Side

It's just like your mother said: It's the way you express things sometimes that really matters.
Edward G. Brown
How to Fix Virtual Team Challenges Before They Happen
Virtual Teams

How to Fix Virtual Team Challenges Before They Happen

Set up processes that build trust, accountability and communication to reap the benefits of having a remote operation.
Chuck Cohn
Richard Branson on the Right Way to Communicate With Global Partners
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on the Right Way to Communicate With Global Partners

Whenever possible, first establish a personal relationship and then follow up online.
Richard Branson
Write Headlines That Make Your Customers Take Notice
Customer Engagement

Write Headlines That Make Your Customers Take Notice

Headlines are often the first thing customers read, and if they're boring, they'll move on faster than you can blink. Learn how to create attention-grabbing headlines.
Al Lautenslager
How to Communicate With Your First Employee
Managing Employees

How to Communicate With Your First Employee

This hire marks the beginning of your becoming a manager of staff. Here's how to do things right.
Sharí Alexander
Marketing 101: The Art of Storytelling
Communication strategies

Marketing 101: The Art of Storytelling

The ability to tell a tale is a priceless skill, especially in your marketing. Here's how to create stories that give your business top-of-mind awareness.
Al Lautenslager
Richard Branson: Strong Leaders Are Good Listeners
Communication

Richard Branson: Strong Leaders Are Good Listeners

The Virgin Group founder attributes his success to being open to all possibilities.
Nina Zipkin
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