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How to Ask a VIP for a Favor
Leadership

How to Ask a VIP for a Favor

It's always a bit awkward to ask for favors, especially from people who are considered industry leaders. Here's how to do it the right way.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Small Talk Could Have Big Benefits for Your Career
Communication strategies

Small Talk Could Have Big Benefits for Your Career

The simple act of conversation could lead to opportunity and deeper relationships.
Stephen Key
10 Tips for Mastering LinkedIn
Linkedin

10 Tips for Mastering LinkedIn

Don't be intimidated. These suggestions can help you use LinkedIn to its fullest potential for your business.
Jason Fell
Treat Your Corporate Job as an Entrepreneurial Training Program
Starting a Business

Treat Your Corporate Job as an Entrepreneurial Training Program

Aspiring entrepreneurs could learn valuable lessons that would help develop the know-how to run their own companies.
Adam Toren
Playing With Fire? Oklahoma City Shooting Range Granted Liquor License
Gun control

Playing With Fire? Oklahoma City Shooting Range Granted Liquor License

Though it may sound like a precarious pairing, guns and alcohol will be kept strictly separate, the facility's owners vow.
Geoff Weiss
5 Keys to Making a Great First Impression
First Impressions

5 Keys to Making a Great First Impression

These are the qualities of appearance make people instantly look like leaders.
Drake Baer
10 Questions to Consider When Working With a Business Mentor
Winning Strategies

10 Questions to Consider When Working With a Business Mentor

Consulting a wise, experienced mentor can take your business to the next level. Here's what you should consider to get the most out of the relationship.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Surefire Ways to Wreck Your Social Media Network
Networking

5 Surefire Ways to Wreck Your Social Media Network

While you try to grow your contacts online, steer clear of these practices. Or you might see your contact list shrink.
Phil La Duke
LinkedIn Now Lets Users Rank Themselves Against Other Users
Linkedin

LinkedIn Now Lets Users Rank Themselves Against Other Users

The professional networking site introduced several new features to premium members.
Benjamin Kabin
Looking for an Edge for Your Startup? Call in the Sharks.
Mentors

Looking for an Edge for Your Startup? Call in the Sharks.

It helps to have some experts in your corner. Learn how to assemble your own review team of mentors who will provide unbiased, experienced advice.
Dan Antonelli
Overwhelmed by Email and Social Mentions? This Tool Tames Both.
National Small Business Week

Overwhelmed by Email and Social Mentions? This Tool Tames Both.

Here's what marketing expert Brian Honigman uses to funnel all of his email and social media communications into a single central inbox that makes sense of it all.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
To Meet Somebody Too Busy to See You, First Study Them Online
Meetings

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.
Chris Cera
How to Cut the 'Ums,' Uhs,' and 'Literallys' When Speaking
Public Speaking

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.
How to Make New Connections Anywhere You Go
Networking

How to Make New Connections Anywhere You Go

Instead of waiting for an occasion to network, use these tips to start a conversation with a stranger.
Jacqueline Whitmore