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6 Types of People Who Are Really Hard to Talk To
Communication strategies

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.
Jacqueline Whitmore
SXSW Keynote Speaker Offers Up Advice For Becoming 'Findable'
SXSW

SXSW Keynote Speaker Offers Up Advice For Becoming 'Findable'

From job hunters to entrepreneurs wanting to get discovered, people often turn to the same played out approaches that aren't exactly eye catchers. Here are a few new, fresh tactics for getting discovered in our digital world.
Austin Kleon
How to Survive South By Southwest
SXSW 2014

How to Survive South By Southwest

A veteran attendee shares his tips on making the most of this tech and networking festival.
Bryan Keplesky
Slideshow: The Rise of Stiletto Networks - Top 5 Women's Power Circles
Women Entrepreneurs

Slideshow: The Rise of Stiletto Networks - Top 5 Women's Power Circles

As Women's History Month kicks off, we profile a women's movement lurking beneath the scenes across several industries -- including the startup world.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
To Get the Most Out of LinkedIn Groups, Follow These Guidelines
Linkedin

To Get the Most Out of LinkedIn Groups, Follow These Guidelines

If utilized correctly, LinkedIn Groups can be an amazing resource for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Otherwise, they can just be a waste not.
Stephen Key
Want Clients to Know You Before a Pitch? Write a Book.
Publishing

Want Clients to Know You Before a Pitch? Write a Book.

Being an author can help you expand your network of customers by making you an authority on a topic.
Ken Dunn
5 Reasons Why a Retreat Is Good for Your Business
Health

5 Reasons Why a Retreat Is Good for Your Business

Entrepreneurial retreats can be a great way to step back from your business for a new perspective, learn from experts and other entrepreneurs, and just refresh your brain.
The Inventor's Guide to Trade Shows: 10 Must-Know Secrets
Trade Shows

The Inventor's Guide to Trade Shows: 10 Must-Know Secrets

Going to trade shows provides an opportunity to scope out the competition, get inspired and land deals. Here is how to best utilize your time at these events.
Christopher Hawker

Do I Need to Go to Business School?

Our expert explains how pluses and minuses of formal business training.
Tim Berry
Are Business Cards Still Relevant?
Office Tech

Are Business Cards Still Relevant?

In the world of digital presence and contact apps, are these pieces of paper relics of the past?
Felicia Tsung
17 Must-Have Features on Your LinkedIn Profile (Infographic)
Linkedin

17 Must-Have Features on Your LinkedIn Profile (Infographic)

What you need to include on your LinkedIn profile to make it as effective as you want it to be.
Kristin Piombino
One Woman's Nasty Emails Go Public, So She Apologizes
Reputation Management

One Woman's Nasty Emails Go Public, So She Apologizes

A Cleveland-area job list manager goes off on young job seekers who contacted her for help. Unfortunately for her, the internet can be equally as unkind.
3 Keys to Success: Provide Value to Your Network
Leadership Qualities

3 Keys to Success: Provide Value to Your Network

We all want to be successful. But oftentimes the ultimate form of accomplishment and happiness I being in service to others.
Lewis Howes
Going to SXSW? Here's Your Survival Guide.
Technology

Going to SXSW? Here's Your Survival Guide.

Fourteen things you need to know now if you're headed to the big event in Austin, Texas.
Alyson Shontell