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At This Business Conference, Roasted Marshmallows Replace Cell Phones
Conferences

At This Business Conference, Roasted Marshmallows Replace Cell Phones

Sonja Rasula was tired of boring business conferences. So, she used her summer camp memories as a launch pad for CAMP, a new kind of networking event for adults.
Kate Taylor
Stranger Danger: 3 Good Reasons to Reject a LinkedIn Connection Request
Linkedin

Stranger Danger: 3 Good Reasons to Reject a LinkedIn Connection Request

No, you're not mean. Just smart. Sometimes it's okay to ignore connection requests on the world's most popular career social networking platform. Here's when you probably should.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Prestige Aside, Is a Board Seat Worth Your While?
Board of Directors

Prestige Aside, Is a Board Seat Worth Your While?

Busy entrepreneurs are often tempted to take on yet another corporate commitment. Here's how to handle this decision.
Zeynep Ilgaz
3 Ways for Women to Close the VC Gender Gap
Venture Capital

3 Ways for Women to Close the VC Gender Gap

Only 7 percent of U.S. venture capital deals go to women founders and CEOs. Let's change that statistic.
Michelle Goodman
6 Ways to Grow Your Business Through LinkedIn
The Grind

6 Ways to Grow Your Business Through LinkedIn

While troves of people scour LinkedIn hoping to land their ideal job or find the perfect connection, businesses can use the mega-platform to grow their business.
AJ Agrawal
Talk About an Open-Office Plan: Why These Two Companies Regularly Open Their Doors to the Public
Office Space

Talk About an Open-Office Plan: Why These Two Companies Regularly Open Their Doors to the Public

Interior design studio dPop and brand consulting firm Sisarina say that inviting people to work and hang out in their workspaces is a win for everyone.
Laura Entis
9 Lessons You Won't Learn in Business School
Leadership Qualities

9 Lessons You Won't Learn in Business School

Yahoo's chairman of the board provides his insights on succeeding in the real world of business, especially in the gritty trenches of startups.
Maynard Webb
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4 Tips for Crafting the Perfect Elevator Pitch
Elevator pitch

4 Tips for Crafting the Perfect Elevator Pitch

The only way to really stand out when networking is to have an interesting and memorable conversation. Here are some suggestions.
Heather R. Huhman
Shoestring Budget? No Problem. Just Be Creative.
Finances

Shoestring Budget? No Problem. Just Be Creative.

An arts entrepreneur shares four lessons in innovating -- in art form and business style. Marshal resources and build personal connections.
Emily Wozniak
Google Hangout: Secrets to Becoming a Sales Powerhouse
Sales

Google Hangout: Secrets to Becoming a Sales Powerhouse

Entrepreneur, sales expert and best-selling author Grant Cardone shares his insider tips for how you can stand out from the crowd and boost your revenues.
Jason Fell
3 Ways to Keep College Entrepreneurs' Dreams Alive, Even After Graduation
Education

3 Ways to Keep College Entrepreneurs' Dreams Alive, Even After Graduation

With many students seeing their college careers end in a few short months, their safety net is also disappearing.
Steve VanderVeen
In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups
New Orleans

In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups

With New Orleans Entrepreneur Week underway, the event's co-founder discusses the state of small business in the Big Easy.
Jason Fell

Put Your Best Foot Forward at Conferences and Trade Shows

Our expert advises a reader about the most effective ways to connect with potential partners and clients at big events.
Mike Fishbein
Delta and LinkedIn Team Up For In-Flight Networking Project
Networking

Delta and LinkedIn Team Up For In-Flight Networking Project

LinkedIn and Delta create partnership to match up mentors and mentees on planes en route to industry events.
Nina Zipkin