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Richard Branson on Constructing the Perfect Pitch

Richard Branson on Constructing the Perfect Pitch

Speak with feeling rather than figures.
8 Power Poses That Can Make You More Successful at Work

8 Power Poses That Can Make You More Successful at Work

The act of taking a posture of confidence, even when you don't feel so confident, can make yourself appear more dominant in the workplace.
If You Envision It, It Will Come

If You Envision It, It Will Come

Using visualization can be a powerful tool that can open your consciousness to resources that will help achieve your goals.
Don't Forget the Swagger: The Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Product or Service

Don't Forget the Swagger: The Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Product or Service

Grant Cardone on big sales no-nos, and the one critical must-have for any successful sales operation.
Do You Have the Body Language of a Champion?

Do You Have the Body Language of a Champion?

As the NCAA Tournament winds down, here's a little experiment to try out at your business.
Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

The 'Shark Tank' investor and real estate mogul discusses the necessity of extreme optimism and why logic can be dangerous
8 Pro Secrets to Delivering a Knockout Business Presentation

8 Pro Secrets to Delivering a Knockout Business Presentation

Master the basics of dynamic and engaging speechmaking -- fast.
Do You Have What It Takes to Make It as an Entrepreneur?

Do You Have What It Takes to Make It as an Entrepreneur?

Everyone has ideas, but it takes a certain personality to successfully leave behind the security of a day job.
6 Secret Weapons of Shy Entrepreneurs

6 Secret Weapons of Shy Entrepreneurs

Shyness doesnÂ’t have to keep you from success. In some ways, it can work to your advantage.
Botox as a Treatment for Depression? It's Not as Crazy as It Sounds.

Botox as a Treatment for Depression? It's Not as Crazy as It Sounds.

There's still real wisdom to be gleaned from the phrase 'fake it until you make it.'
7 Power Tools of Persuasion

7 Power Tools of Persuasion

Don't undermine your presentation with qualifiers that undercut the message. Give your breakthrough ideas the striking presentation they deserve.
Reality Check: 3 Steps to Bring Egomaniacs Back to Earth

Reality Check: 3 Steps to Bring Egomaniacs Back to Earth

When an employee thinks they're more valuable than they truly are, it can create problems.
Lead From a Place of Confidence, Not Fear

Lead From a Place of Confidence, Not Fear

Having continued success means not flinching every time things go wrong.
Lessons I Learned From SXSW (Even Though I Didn't Go to SXSW This Year)

Lessons I Learned From SXSW (Even Though I Didn't Go to SXSW This Year)

Thinking back on my experiences at the big interactive festival, I've become a better business person for having attended. Here are some takeaways.
When Ego Is the Enemy

When Ego Is the Enemy

Overconfident big mouths are not just bores at parties; they can harm your business
Get Angry! Be Passionate! Your Emotions Are Vital to Success.

Get Angry! Be Passionate! Your Emotions Are Vital to Success.

Emotion is what gets people to invest in you, buy your products and help you on your entrepreneurial journey. Here's how to harness it.
Take a Page From The Rock and Refer to Yourself in the Third Person

Take a Page From The Rock and Refer to Yourself in the Third Person

Pronouns are important, and new research suggests that too many 'I's are bad for the psyche.
Forget Confidence. Try Being a Little Insecure Instead.

Forget Confidence. Try Being a Little Insecure Instead.

Why losing the cockiness and being your own Doubting Thomas may be the best thing you can do for your business.
'Polished, Poised, Prepared': Confidence Tips from Women Entrepreneurs

'Polished, Poised, Prepared': Confidence Tips from Women Entrepreneurs

These women aren't going to let anyone get in the way of their dreams. Here's what they've learned.
7 Ways to Become a Better Leader

7 Ways to Become a Better Leader

Leadership is a skill that can be continually strengthened. Here's how.
The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are a diverse bunch. The best ones, however, share a collection of characteristics -- from tenacity to the ability to tolerate risk -- that are crucial to any successful venture.
Employees Everywhere: We Want a Raise This Year

Employees Everywhere: We Want a Raise This Year

2014 looks like the year that employees are finally saying, 'It's time to take care of me.'
10 Honest and Completely Helpful Tips for Hitting a Public-Speaking Homerun

10 Honest and Completely Helpful Tips for Hitting a Public-Speaking Homerun

Looking for advice on how to amp up your public speaking skills? Here are a few tips from a pro.
5 Simple Steps to Be a Super-Confident Leader

5 Simple Steps to Be a Super-Confident Leader

In business, confidence is key. Follow these tips to be stronger and more certain of your own capabilities.
3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Kindergarteners

3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Kindergarteners

Don't over-think it: Embrace your inner 5-year-old and go with your gut.

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