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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.

The Simple Secret to Making an Instant Connection With Everyone You Meet

The more we listen, the smarter and nicer people think we are.

What Athletics Can Teach About the Characteristics of Great Leaders

A coach shares his lessons from the basketball court, noting that the failure quotient is more important than IQ.

New Gen Y Leaders Can Carry the X Factor for Success

Millennials who are new to management roles can follow these three tips to achieve better outcomes.

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.

5 Sure-Footed Steps Toward Earning Respect and Loyalty as a New Entrepreneur

It might seem a little daunting at first to present yourself as a new business owner when you're just starting out. But these pointers can provide you with a plan.

5 Simple Ways to Express Gratitude Every Day

When you take the time to say 'thank you' to those who are most important to your business, it can leave a lasting impression.

6 Ways to Improve Your Conversations

You don't have to be born with the gift of gab to become an expert communicator. Here are six tips for better speaking and listening.

Richard Branson: Strong Leaders Are Good Listeners

The Virgin Group founder attributes his success to being open to all possibilities.

For Better Conversations, Replace 'How Are You?' With This One Phrase

If you want to connect with people, you have to let them know you're listening. Here's how.

SBA Chief: The Secret to Being a Good Boss Is Being a Good Cheerleader

Maria Contreras-Sweet became head of the Small Business Administration just about two months ago, but managing employees is hardly new territory for her.

6 Ways to Learn to Radiate Charisma If You Don't Have It at First

Here are the easy-to-implement suggestions of a formerly shy girl who's now a CEO coach.

Smart Leaders Keep Their Ego in Check and Listen In

The more successful you become, the more your confidence may swell. Practice these tips to take full advantage of the wealth of ideas from your team.

Negotiate With Finesse, Style and Success

A guide to practicing the art of give-and-take while boldly asking for what you truly want in four steps.

Break the Ice: 8 Networking Tips for Introverts

If the pressure to come across as interesting and likable feels defeating at times, here are some helpful hints to letting your true self shine through.

Boosting Your Business By Using Your Ears

Listen more, serve with all you have, give with excellence and work with honor, and you will see your dreams come true.

5 Must-Have Skills of Intrapreneurs Inside Their Grown-Up Startups

Great entrepreneurs don't have to sell and start over once their businesses hit it big. Instead, they can transform themselves into intrapreneurs.

5 Inside Sales Hiring Tips for Growing Companies

Competition for all-star sales reps has never been fiercer. Adopt a winning strategy to build your team.

My Mentor Is 30 Years Younger Than Me (and Taught Me 5 Incredible Lessons)

Valuable lessons sometimes come from unexpected sources. Learn to listen to those around you and take a break from technology addiction.

4 Ways to Negotiate Your Way to a 'Yes'

Business owners who work for themselves must learn fairly quickly how to negotiate for optimal terms.

Fans, Rejoice: DailyCandy and Television Without Pity Archives to Remain Open

NBCUniversal is jettisoning the lifestyle and TV recap sites, but vocal fans prompted the company to reverse its decision to keep the sites' archived content from the public.

4 Ways to Talk to Employees So They Listen

No one likes to be lectured at the workplace. As a leader, here is how to communicate your needs to employees and get your agenda met.

Why Feedback Is Key to Your Greatness in Business -- and Life

What's the difference between those who get results and those who don't? They understand feedback.

When Ego Is the Enemy

Overconfident big mouths are not just bores at parties; they can harm your business

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