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In This Smartphone-Obsessed World, He Who Communicates Best With His Customer Wins
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Customers expect better communication from brands than ever. Most businesses, though, are not keeping up.
April 17, 2014 in Marketing
Video: One Excuse You Should Never Give Your EmployeesPlay Video

One Excuse You Should Never Give Your Employees (Video)

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Business owners should always avoid making excuses, but business coach Lindsay Broder says this one can really annoy your staff.
April 17, 2014 in Leadership
How You Can Say 'No' Like a Pro

How You Can Say 'No' Like a Pro

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There is always a reason for deciding not to do something. Here's some advice on how to say no without feeling guilty about it.
April 17, 2014 in Leadership
Do This, Don't Do That: Why You Should Avoid Mixed Messages at Work

Do This, Don't Do That: Why You Should Avoid Mixed Messages at Work

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Poor communication is blamed for most workplace ills. Good leaders should stop it in its tracks.
March 27, 2014 in Leadership
Why Dumbing Down Your Message Isn't Dumb

Why Dumbing Down Your Message Isn't Dumb

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Often executives think its impressive to spew out jargon, technical words and high-level chatter. But often, people miss the point and the message.
January 30, 2014 in Business Management
The One Tool You Need for Success? A Mirror.

The One Tool You Need for Success? A Mirror.

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The hardest thing to do is to take an honest look at yourself, warts and all. But it is vital for the success of your business.
January 16, 2014 in Business Management
7 Idioms Almost Everyone Gets Wrong

7 Idioms Almost Everyone Gets Wrong

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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.
January 5, 2014 in Marketing Basics
10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic)

10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic)

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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.
December 8, 2013 in Startup Basics
7 Ways to Survive and Thrive at a Startup

7 Ways to Survive and Thrive at a Startup

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Before starting up, you might work at one to gain experience. Here's how to rise to the top.
October 8, 2013 in Startup Basics
How to Sell Without Feeling Sleazy

How to Sell Without Feeling Sleazy

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You don't need an outsized personality to be successful in sales. Just follow this simple formula.
October 2, 2013 in Sales
A Must-Read Guide to Twitter Slang, Lingo, Abbreviations and Acronyms

A Must-Read Guide to Twitter Slang, Lingo, Abbreviations and Acronyms

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If you've been feeling lost while navigating the sometimes strange world of Twitter, this information should help.
September 20, 2013 in Social Media
Sizing Up Your Online Communications Strategy (Infographic)

Sizing Up Your Online Communications Strategy (Infographic)

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As the world gets smaller through technology, startups need to take note and freshen up their communications strategy.
September 13, 2013 in Business Management
You Can 'Steer' Your Dog With This Device

You Can 'Steer' Your Dog With This Device

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Researchers are working on a gadget that can help guide your dog in situations when usual commands can't be heard.
September 10, 2013 in Mobile
From 'Phablet' to 'Selfie,' 12 New Tech Buzzwords Entrepreneurs Should Know

From 'Phablet' to 'Selfie,' 12 New Tech Buzzwords Entrepreneurs Should Know

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In the fast-paced world of tech, the last thing you want to do is fall behind on the latest terminology. Here's a rundown of what to know now.
August 29, 2013 in Office Tech

Charm Offensive: The Power of Being Nice

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While running a startup can be a pressure cooker, entrepreneur Rebekah Epstein explains the importance of keeping cool and playing nice.
June 27, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
10 Phrases You Should Never Say Out Loud

10 Phrases You Should Never Say Out Loud

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Avoid using jargon and dated sayings in your daily business communications.
May 15, 2013 in Business Management
Lessons From Fair Trade on How to Make Your Brand Message More Powerful

Lessons From Fair Trade on How to Make Your Brand Message More Powerful

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More than a third of adults in the U.S. recognize the Fair Trade logo. Here's a look at their best practices to help you sharpen your brand.
May 14, 2013 in Marketing Basics
4 Ways Introverted Young Treps Can Win in an Extroverted World

4 Ways Introverted Young Treps Can Win in an Extroverted World

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It's not easy for introverted young treps to put themselves out there, but these tips can help you master the networking scene.
April 19, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

3 Ways to Increase Your Confidence -- And Build Your Business

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While having a stellar business idea is a huge part of the startup puzzle, conveying your idea confidently will help you piece it all together. Business coach Antonio Neves tells you how to inject some swagger into your pitch.
March 21, 2013 in Leadership

Stop Saying 'I'm Sorry:' 3 Reasons Why Apologizing Prevents Progress

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It’s just not helpful to say you’re sorry. Instead, focus on the problem and how to prevent it from happening again, suggests business coach Antonio Neves.
March 7, 2013 in How To Start a Business

How to Stay Motivated When the Going Gets Rough

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When a project fails or the business hits a cold streak, the temptation to hideout is strong. But don’t. Business coach Antonio Neves offers three tips for how to stay motivated, even when things don’t go your way.
February 7, 2013 in Marketing

Tech Savvy and Awkward: How To Communicate With Confidence

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Business coach Antonio Neves gives his three tips for how to best communicate when communicating isn’t your forte.
January 17, 2013 in Starting a Business
The 10 Worst PR Disasters of 2012

The 10 Worst PR Disasters of 2012

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The events that shook companies to their core, derailed political campaigns, and nearly sank a high-powered nonprofit.
December 27, 2012 in Public Relations
The 10 Most Useless Buzzwords

The 10 Most Useless Buzzwords

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You might want to drop these words and phrases from your business vocabulary -- starting right now.
December 20, 2012 in Marketing Basics
25 Tips to Punch Up Your Writing

25 Tips to Punch Up Your Writing

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From blogging to crafting marketing copy, some ideas for taking your writing up a notch.
November 10, 2012 in Marketing Ideas

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