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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.

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.

5 Keys to Making a Great First Impression

These are the qualities of appearance make people instantly look like leaders.

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.

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.

LinkedIn Now Lets Users Rank Themselves Against Other Users

The professional networking site introduced several new features to premium members.

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.

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.

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.

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.

What to Do When You've Forgotten Someone's Name

Whether it's a senior moment or entrepreneur brain, it happens to us all. Here's what to do.

Save Big on Trade Shows, Then Work Your Magic

These events present big opportunities to make connections and develop new partnerships.

5 Ways People Hurt Their Credibility Without Even Realizing It

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

Crawl Out of Your Hotel Room 'Rock' and Embrace Networking

For those who don't naturally spark conversations with every person they encounter, here are four steps to take.

If You Want a Job at Zappos, You'll Have to Network for It

The online shoe and apparel retailer, which prides itself on valuing company culture above all else, is dramatically changing its hiring process.

5 Ways to Tame Your Busy Schedule and Network Like a Pro

Think you’re too busy to network? Hogwash. Here are tips for making the time to build those critical professional relationships.

4 Best Practices for Making a Business Offer

Our expert says when making an offer to buy a business, it’s essential to understand the seller and the business.

15 Etiquette Rules for Dining at Fancy Restaurants

Beyond common sense, these suggestions outline the more nuanced details when eating at nicer restaurants.

Get Lucky Way More Often

In this random world, we improve our odds of something good happening by working at it.

8 Savvy Ways to Promote Your Event Planning Business

Get the word out about your services with these eight marketing tactics that are sure to bring in the business.

Strategic Networking and How to Make the Most of Your Evenings

Here's how to turn the experience into worthwhile (and enjoyable) time spent.

9 Major Networking No-No's

Networking can open doors to new partnerships, clients and vendors. But if done incorrectly, it can turn people off. Avoid these nine mishaps.

5 Ways to Get People to Remember You (And Your Company)

In a sea of companies and entrepreneurs, it is easy to get lost in the crowd. Here are a few pointers on how to stand out.

Break the Ice: 8 Networking Tips for Introverts

If the pressure to come across as interesting and likable feels defeating at times, here are some helpful hints to letting your true self shine through.
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