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A CEO's Insider Secrets for Making the Sale

Know your customer's corporate culture and respect it. Do your homework and don't bypass gatekeepers or skip the ranks.

A New Model for Results-Driven Networking

Building powerful business connections doesn't have to feel like a necessary evil. Take steps to achieve your goals while helping others without wasting your time.

Meeting the Right People Is Worth It, Even If You Have to Pay for Access

Networking isn't a matter of luck and it isn't just a matter of income. Use these five tips to improve your chances of making a great connection.

7 Marketing Alternatives to SEO (Infographic)

There's more to building your brand's awareness than SEO. Allocating a budget for these ideas can help PR and marketing pros produce better results.

The Power of Building Offline Connections in a Digital World

In a world of texting, tweeting and burying our heads in the newest smartphone on the market, we often forget that some of the most meaningful connections are in person.

22 Brilliant Thinkers Everyone Should Follow on Twitter

If you've been following the same people on Twitter for the last five years, you're probably missing out.

This Man's 3-Year Plan: To Meet Up With Each of His 1,000-Plus Facebook Friends

In a project that will take years to complete, Matthew Kulesza is going offline and meeting up with each of his Facebook friends for one-on-one coffee.

To MBA or Not to MBA

Can a formal education really help you make your entrepreneurial dreams come true? Experts weigh in.

Four Ways to Better Involve Your Company In Charitable Activities

I was inspired to get more involved in the world at large. You should do the same.

What's Your Body Language Saying?

Since we all want to portray ourselves as cool, intelligent, strong, charismatic and interested in others, learning tactics to make a great first impression is critical.

5 Tips For Networking Like a Rock Star

Aside from insincerely kissing rivals, the music industry has a lot to teach about cultivating the people who can help you.

The Importance of Staying True to Your Roots as an Entrepreneur

Staying true to your industry's roots can return great value to a niche entrepreneurial business.

4 Things Entrepreneurs Should Think About That May Not Be in the Business Plan

Two young women recount the lessons they learned from starting their social media-marketing agency.

6 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Many entrepreneurs overlook the importance of poise and professionalism. Here's some advice.

In the Digital Age, Relationships Have Become Fragmented. Here's How to Enhance Them.

Even as technology makes it easier to connect, communication is disjointed. Fake friendships abound. Nonetheless, genuine ties can be forged in business and leisure.

Move Over, Facebook. Here Comes a Social Network for Rich People.

This new social network makes sure you're rubbing virtual elbows with people as well-to-do as you are. The cost to join: $9,000.

Why You're Thinking About Networking All Wrong

Here's to a broader, more generous definition of the oft-used career term.

5 Easy Ways to Become a Better Public Speaker -- Fast

With some tips and some practice, you can leave a lasting impression that you will want people to remember.

The Experts Agree: Great Entrepreneurs Keep Good Company

Three experts have written that to really get ahead in life and business, you need to be surrounded by people who care for and support you.

How to Make the Most of a First Meeting With an Influencer

Making friends with people who can help you, and in turn making friends with people you can help, is big part of growing your career or business.

Referrals Worth Seeking Out Possess These 3 Attributes

Worth of mouth is powerful, but only if your contact can actually deliver a strong connection.

Talent's Never Enough: Emerging Fashion Designers on Honing Business Savvy

With New York Fashion Week underway, freshmen designers discuss how they've honed their business-savvy and their eye for design.

Coach Yourself to Success With These 6 Tips

Finding a good mentor can be difficult, but luckily, you can teach yourself a lot of what you need to know nowadays.

4 Tips for Morphing That Back-to-School Mindset Into Personal Development

Channel that excitement you used to feel about the new school year into improving yourself and furthering your career.

10 Questions to Ask When Hiring Your Company's First IT Support Person

Expert tips from a seasoned IT pro to help you find the right person for the job.
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