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How to Effectively Communicate With Different Brain Types

How to Effectively Communicate With Different Brain Types

Knowing the way your audience processes information can greatly help you structure your most important points.
What to Do When Your Employees Aren't Living Up to Expectations

What to Do When Your Employees Aren't Living Up to Expectations

When a staffer isn’t meeting expectations, follow up with these concerted steps. In the process you might find ways to improve your leadership style.
Don't Try to Succeed at Your Startup by Failing at Home

Don't Try to Succeed at Your Startup by Failing at Home

Entrepreneurial growing pains take a toll on work and domestic life but aim to give the balancing act a go.
Memo to Entrepreneur: You're Not the Smartest One in the Room

Memo to Entrepreneur: You're Not the Smartest One in the Room

Hurry up and truly make use of all the people resources around you. Your staff is brimming full of ideas.
You Can Live Blissfully Free of Jargon by Embracing Storytelling Sound Bites

You Can Live Blissfully Free of Jargon by Embracing Storytelling Sound Bites

The language professional peers understand is often confounding to the audience waiting to listen to your story.
Why 'No' is the Kindest Word in the Professional Lexicon

Why 'No' is the Kindest Word in the Professional Lexicon

It's not about denying, but empowering you to communicate effectively.
Oh, Shut Up and Listen Already

Oh, Shut Up and Listen Already

It's the bane of your work life. That crucial idea you have isn't being heard by a particular someone. Here are some tips on how to follow up.
Do These Daily Rituals to Unleash Your Vocal Leadership Skills

Do These Daily Rituals to Unleash Your Vocal Leadership Skills

This Google Hangout is a tutorial for improving vocal resonance, strength and presence in any field.
3 Powerful Ways to Say 'Thank You'

3 Powerful Ways to Say 'Thank You'

A simple note of appreciation can go a long way with employees and clients alike. Here's how to do it right.
Leaders Can Achieve 'Personal Mastery' With These Simple Steps

Leaders Can Achieve 'Personal Mastery' With These Simple Steps

A top vocal and communications coach reveals the fundamentals of becoming a great leader and speaker.
Mind These Behaviors That Can Irreparably Damage a First Impression

Mind These Behaviors That Can Irreparably Damage a First Impression

Some mistakes are impossible to come back from -- so always be mindful of these social behaviors.
How to Make Your Content Go Viral

How to Make Your Content Go Viral

One company's example can show you how to entice people to share your marketing message with others. Hint: Don't be boring!
2 Most Important Pieces of Presentations: Have a Take and Don't Suck

2 Most Important Pieces of Presentations: Have a Take and Don't Suck

Follow these six steps for a killer performance that will leave a lasting impression.
Words Do Matter In Workplace Communication

Words Do Matter In Workplace Communication

Leaders must start paying more attention to the words they use to make their messages more powerful, inspirational and motivational.
Dealing With a Communication Meltdown at Your Startup

Dealing With a Communication Meltdown at Your Startup

For a close-knit team it is imperative everyone is on the page. If not, your startup could go into a tailspin.
Make Your Marketing Message Stand Out on Social Media

Make Your Marketing Message Stand Out on Social Media

Learn how to make your message stand out in the crowd by being fresh, relevant and interesting, and sharing and engaging with fellow community members.
Avoid Loss in Translation. Put Developers and Creative Staffers on the Same Page.

Avoid Loss in Translation. Put Developers and Creative Staffers on the Same Page.

Here's how to avert communication breakdowns when tech folks must build a new app or gadget to the specs of those who don't code.
Is Your Voice a Business Asset or a Liability?

Is Your Voice a Business Asset or a Liability?

Your company can be judged by how you project its outlook -- literally as you speak.
Correcting Leadership Communication Mishaps

Correcting Leadership Communication Mishaps

Everyone makes mistakes but when you're the one in the corner office, many people will hear about that inadvertent remark or slipup. Here's how to fix it.
The 3 Cardinal Rules of Business I Didn't Learn in School

The 3 Cardinal Rules of Business I Didn't Learn in School

One of the lessons this CEO has learned outside the classroom is number crunching is useful but communication skills really count.
Saying 'No' Now Could Save You From Headaches Later

Saying 'No' Now Could Save You From Headaches Later

As businesses begin to scale, they will experience growing pains. To overcome some of these challenges, entrepreneurs need to learn to say no.
Become a Master Communicator With These 5 Tips

Become a Master Communicator With These 5 Tips

When we become more deliberate and intentional in the way we speak, we become more confident.
Eliminate These 10 Words From Your Writing

Eliminate These 10 Words From Your Writing

Remove the clutter and write with substance by dropping these words from your vocabulary.
Why Having an 'Open-Door' Policy Is Imperative for a Scaling Company

Why Having an 'Open-Door' Policy Is Imperative for a Scaling Company

As a startup grows into a company, maintaining open communication will help ensure trust – a necessity for employee engagement, productivity and innovation.
Your Tone of Voice Can Boost or Bruise Your Personal Brand

Your Tone of Voice Can Boost or Bruise Your Personal Brand

You should always watch your words, but also be mindful of how you say your words.

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