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3 Ways to Communicate With Confidence

Set awkwardness aside with these three tips.

Why You Can't Shake Off That Last Argument

Talks that make us feel horrible linger longer than we think. We explain the science behind this phenomenon and how to get past it.

Turns Out You've Been Brainstorming All Wrong

In a creativity rut? These approaches to thinking and problem solving can help you put the brain back into brainstorming.

LinkedIn's App Just Got More Useful

The redesign shows you how someone came across your profile, informing you of whether they searched for you or found you through a shared connection.

No Matter What You're Selling, This Strategy Should Do the Trick

Selling has very little to do with what you sell and everything to do with how you sell yourself.

Don't Underestimate the Casual Meeting

With every person you meet, there is the potential for a golden opportunity.

Small Talk Could Have Big Benefits for Your Career

The simple act of conversation could lead to opportunity and deeper relationships.

Break Out the Office Cake. It Could Change Your Company.

The best leaders understand that work celebrations build trust, engagement and collaboration.

Crawl Out of Your Hotel Room 'Rock' and Embrace Networking

For those who don't naturally spark conversations with every person they encounter, here are four steps to take.

Strategic Networking and How to Make the Most of Your Evenings

Here's how to turn the experience into worthwhile (and enjoyable) time spent.

Travel Hacks: Quiet the In-flight Talker

Nonstop flights are great. Nonstop talking seatmates? Not so much. We turned to some experts for help.

Get a Fresh Start: Your Relationship Repair Kit

A single question can help you move from conflict to co-creation.

3 Ways to Use Your Twitter Data to Beat the Competition

Find out which three information sources you need to evaluate in order to track and improve your social media efforts.

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.

When Managing Difficult Employees, Take the Long View

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

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.

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.

Raise Your Conversational IQ

These conversational scenarios will help you have mindful communication that furthers personal and business relationships.

Identifying Your Conversational Blind Spots

Boost your conversational IQ and speak to influence.

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