Communication

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How Steve Jobs Blew Up the Rules of Branding

By throwing out the approved checklist, Jobs got customers to meaningfully connect with the Apple brand.

Why Are Employees Resistant to Using Internal Networks?

A look at how to show employees that using an internal network to communicate can save them time and frustration.

The Balancing Act: Sharing Data Versus Guarding Trade Secrets

Companies are grappling with how to foster collaboration inside and outside the organization while protecting proprietary information.

6 Things You Should Never Ask a Job Applicant

Take these questions out of your job interview repertoire.

How Brevity Keeps Us Connected

The founder of Shorty Awards, an event recognizing great social media, talks about how pithy posts keep us connected and make us better communicators.

6 Types of People Who Are Really Hard to Talk To

Some people make conversation feel like a form of torture. Here's how to handle even the most difficult personality types.

Stop Having the Same Conversation Again and Again

We show you how to break the bad communication habits that drive you (and your staff) crazy.

3 Situations When You Should Shut Your Mouth

While entrepreneurs could babble on and on about their endeavor and how much they accomplished, sometimes it pays to just listen to others.

When Managing Difficult Employees, Take the Long View

Managing the star staffer who goes too far doesn't have to be a headache.

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.

How to Make It as a Freelance Entrepreneur

For entrepreneurs wanting to go down the freelance route, here are five tools and tips to build a successful career.

Read This Before Your Next Hard Conversation

Great communication requires courage to say what needs to be said. We outline the strategies for the tough talks you want to avoid.

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.

New Year's Resolutions from 10 Young Entrepreneurs

From being a better communicator, checking the phone less, to celebrating success, here's what these leaders want to focus on in 2014.

Make the Most of Post-Holiday Sales

Prep your staff for after-holiday traffic by avoiding these 4 common mistakes.

Have 1,000 Followers? You're in the 96th Percentile of Twitter Users.

A data journalist's deep dive into the Twitterverse revealed that the median Twitter account has just one follower.

To Boost Innovation, Reboot Your Conversations

Your staffers have great ideas to improve your company that they aren't sharing with you. Tweak how you communicate to ensure the trust and collaboration needed for innovation.

A College 'Trep's Plans for 2014

Entrepreneur caught up with College Entrepreneur of 2012 Bryan Silverman and talked about the upcoming year and his plans after graduation.

Cringe-Worthy Jargon That Should Be Retired Before 2014

Whether it's complete nonsense or words that have been diminished through overuse and misuse, these terms should all be put to bed permanently.

Admit the Things You Don't Understand and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how admitting ignorance to your employees can improve communication, why you should avoid doing business in some countries and more advice for business owners.

5 Keys to Great Nonverbal Communication

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

How to Know When You've Met the One -- Co-Founder, That Is

Picking a co-founder is a lot like picking a spouse, except you'll likely spend more time with the former.
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