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7 Tips for Making a Success of That Crucial First Meeting With a Prospect

You put in a lot of work just to be invited to give a presentation. Don't blow your opportunity with little mistakes.

4 Steps to Successful Execution of a Strategy

An entrepreneur's best-laid plans can go awry if there's not careful followup. Here's a framework for giving your startup a greater chance at prevailing.

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.

For More Productive Meetings, Throw Out Your Conference Table

Virtual meetings, a necessity for dispersed teams, offer many advantages, if structured correctly.

Richard Branson on the Right Way to Communicate With Global Partners

Whenever possible, first establish a personal relationship and then follow up online.

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.

Irritating Office Vocab Got You Down? Here's Some Clever Jargon for You.

Banish awkward office buzzwords and use these instead.

5 Tips for Making Meetings Less Unproductive

How many times have you attended unproductive meetings or meetings you don’t even know why you are there for?

Salvaging an Awful Networking Experience

Meetings and introductions don’t always go as planned. When things go wrong, here is how to survive a bad networking experience.

10 Ways You Can Blow a First Impression

You know what they say, you only get one chance to make that great first impression. Don't screw it up with these behaviors.

Murphy's Law (Or Worse) Can Derail Your Business Pitch. Anticipate the Unexpected.

It's not always possible to bring a valued partner along to a presentation but it can better the odds at success.

The Esquire Guy: Stop Using Your Phones During Meetings

It's a vulgar, panicky and needy habit.

How to Extract Opportunity From a Cancelled Meeting

When the meeting you spent hours preparing for is abruptly cancelled, use the time to keep making progress

The Science Behind Why Small Teams Work More Productively

A look inside Jeff Bezos’ two pizza rule and what you can learn from it.

Take a Page From Hollywood, Improv Your Next Brainstorming Session

Actors often improvise during scenes. Entrepreneurs should be imploring this same tactic for brainstorming sessions.

4 Steps to Stop Soul-Sucking Meetings

Often meetings are unnecessary, extremely boring and not useful to team members. By following these four steps, you can make your meetings productive and worthwhile for your staff.

Notes Scattered Everywhere? Declutter With This Tool.

In this video, digital marketing expert Brent Reinhard shares his must-have tech tool for storing and organizing business notes.

For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand

Writing by hand is slower than typing, but that could be an advantage when it comes to retention and understanding, according to a new study.

7 Secrets of the Most Productive Meetings

Convening the right crew for a well-defined planning session can result in an efficient exchange, providing you stick to these rules.

To Meet Somebody Too Busy to See You, First Study Them Online

Want to talk with somebody who doesn't have time for you? Find out where they like to go and when, then offer to meet them.

How to Cut the 'Ums,' Uhs,' and 'Literallys' When Speaking

Using these filler words when you speak will annoy your listeners and torpedo your credibility.

4 Lessons From the Worst Business Meeting Ever

One meeting was so bad, it built a quiet and powerful intensity that has helped me overcome many business obstacles.

5 Ways People Hurt Their Credibility Without Even Realizing It

What messages are your body signals sending to others? Read this and find out.

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