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To Improve at Speaking, Try Annotating Your Words With These 5 Symbols

Preparing in advance can help you practice where to put the stress in your voice or add dramatic pauses.

The SEAL Teams Don't Accept These 10 Phrases, and Neither Should You

The cultures of business and the Navy may seem worlds apart, but that doesn't mean the latter can't inspire the workplace.

How to Pitch Your Brilliant Idea Without Making the People You Need Feel Stupid

When you need your boss or an investor to back your cutting-edge innovation, explain how it is useful in language they will understand.

Why Businesses Are Accelerating Investment in Video Communications

The written word is still supreme but ubiquitous technology for making and receiving video is pushing companies to embrace the medium.

4 Tips on Managing Your Business Communications

Communication is deeply intertwined in an organization's culture, which is why it's crucial to keep good communication practices at the center of your business, no matter what industry you're in.

Communication Pros Are Teaching Their Secrets to Small Business

Public relations firms are offering DIY courses in marketing to businesses that cannot otherwise afford their services.

10 Tips On Getting the Most Out of Business Meetings

Ensure your business meetings aren't a complete waste of time by implementing these 10 tips.

The Jury Is Still Out on Texting for Professional Communication

The youngest workers, who've come of age ordering take-out food with an app, seem unaware of the incomparable efficiency of a phone call.

The 4 Signs That Anemic Communications Is Sapping Your Company's Vitality

A silent drag on many organizations is employees who feel disconnected from company decision making and inhibited bringing problems to light.

5 Habits of Healthy, Happy and Wise Entrepreneurs

It starts with changing your mindset, then following through with consistent action.

The 7 Habits of Seriously Effective Communication Pros

These folks, while sometimes underappreciated, forge the links and tell the stories.

How Long Before Your Customers Trust You? Two Years.

Your ability to earn customer trust is what’s going to separate you from the competition -- so don’t slack.

Forget the Elevator Pitch. Try Catchy Hallway Conversation Starters Instead.

What's the most strategic way to casually market your idea to someone? Can it really be done in 30 seconds?

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

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

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

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

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

It's not about denying, but empowering you to communicate effectively.

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

This Google Hangout is a tutorial for improving vocal resonance, strength and presence in any field.

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

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

Some mistakes are impossible to come back from -- so always be mindful of these social behaviors.

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