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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How to Say 'I'm the Best' Without Actually Saying It

If you're not promoting yourself, you may be losing out on opportunities.

7 Tips to Help You Remember Names Better

Whether you're trying to impress a prospective client, networking to find a job, or meeting new co-workers, you don't want to be caught forgetting someone's name.

Lessons I Learned From SXSW (Even Though I Didn't Go to SXSW This Year)

Thinking back on my experiences at the big interactive festival, I've become a better business person for having attended. Here are some takeaways.

How to Negotiate for What You Want

Yes, you can get what you want while leaving the other party feeling like a winner, too.

Power Pedicures: The New 'Golf' for Businesswomen?

One woman has found success hosting business meetings at nail salons.

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.

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.

How to Survive South By Southwest

A veteran attendee shares his tips on making the most of this tech and networking festival.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Do I Need to Go to Business School?

Our expert explains how pluses and minuses of formal business training.

Are Business Cards Still Relevant?

In the world of digital presence and contact apps, are these pieces of paper relics of the past?
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