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Salvaging an Awful Networking Experience

Salvaging an Awful Networking Experience

Meetings and introductions don’t always go as planned. When things go wrong, here is how to survive a bad networking experience.
8 Ways to Optimize Your Network

8 Ways to Optimize Your Network

The value of your network has everything to do with how you cultivate relationships and little to do with how many names you can drop.
3 Tips for Landing Press for Your Startup

3 Tips for Landing Press for Your Startup

Building relationships is key to getting the coverage you want.
Is Your Network a Mile Wide But an Inch Deep?

Is Your Network a Mile Wide But an Inch Deep?

You may know a lot of people, but probably not well. Learn about your contacts and new opportunities may spring up.
How to Ask Influencers for a Favor (And Actually Get It)

How to Ask Influencers for a Favor (And Actually Get It)

Everybody could use a little help from their friends but, sometimes, you need to make the friend who can help you that little bit.
Maximize the Impact of Handwritten Notes With These 6 Tips

Maximize the Impact of Handwritten Notes With These 6 Tips

Want to make an impression and differentiate yourself and your company? Do it in writing.
3 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily as You Roll Out of Bed

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily as You Roll Out of Bed

What's the first thing you say, think or do when you wake up each morning? These queries can change your life -- and someone else's.
Your Daily Interactions Make or Break Your Brand

Your Daily Interactions Make or Break Your Brand

Yes, manners manner, especially as you establish yourself as a professional.
Faith and Family at Work: A Recipe for Disaster or Prosperity?

Faith and Family at Work: A Recipe for Disaster or Prosperity?

Done right, melding business, faith and family is the most incredible pursuit you will ever undertake.
Let It Go: Your Baggage Damages Both Your Health and Your Career

Let It Go: Your Baggage Damages Both Your Health and Your Career

Stewing on the past may bite you in the behind in the future. It's best to deal with your issues now.
A Guide to Giving Sales Commissions

A Guide to Giving Sales Commissions

The amount of of commission depends on a host of factors, most notably the typical commission structure in your industry.
The Mind-Body Practices of 5 Mega-Successful Entrepreneurs

The Mind-Body Practices of 5 Mega-Successful Entrepreneurs

There are some habits that seem to permeate the most reputable entrepreneurs. Here are some of their practices for ultimate success.
Collaborate to Win Is the Paradox of Market Competition

Collaborate to Win Is the Paradox of Market Competition

Our great ideas go nowhere without relationships that bring us the customers, employees and investors we need to succeed.
Richard Branson: 'I've Met Some of My Closest Friends Through My Work'

Richard Branson: 'I've Met Some of My Closest Friends Through My Work'

We spend a lot of time at work, so why not turn professional relationships into real friendships?
The Ethics Coach's Top 3 Strategies for Creating an Ethical Workplace

The Ethics Coach's Top 3 Strategies for Creating an Ethical Workplace

Also: Should you work with a bullying client? And is it unethical to be solely motivated by money?
4 Strategies for Maintaining a Strong Marriage From the Road

4 Strategies for Maintaining a Strong Marriage From the Road

The issues traveling couples face range from the pragmatic to the personal.
The Tough Love Guide to Selling

The Tough Love Guide to Selling

If you're in business, you're in the business of sales. That's what keeps your company alive. Here are four critical lessons.
3 Essential Questions to Consider Before Taking the Leap

3 Essential Questions to Consider Before Taking the Leap

If you are at a crossroads -- wondering whether to exit a company post -- don't make this big decision unless it's on your terms and for the right reasons.
How to Get Former Employers and Co-Workers to Invest in Your Startup

How to Get Former Employers and Co-Workers to Invest in Your Startup

Three tips to keep in mind when asking people who once managed or worked with you for money.
4 Tips to Go Further, Faster with Strategic Partnerships

4 Tips to Go Further, Faster with Strategic Partnerships

If done correctly, partnerships can help your startup gain credibility and distribution.
How to Build Your Network Like a Super Connector

How to Build Your Network Like a Super Connector

Enlarging the circle of potential clients, partners and mentors is a challenge for those not born minglers, but it's possible.
3 Strategies for Dealing With Toxic People

3 Strategies for Dealing With Toxic People

Unfortunately, you can't change them. But you can change the way you interact with them.
This Is Your Brain on Power

This Is Your Brain on Power

There's evidence that power actually changes the way the brain sees others, decreasing recognition of others' concerns.
My Biggest Mistake: Trusting the Wrong People

My Biggest Mistake: Trusting the Wrong People

Often entrepreneurs are anxious to get their startup up and running but not taking the time to make sure all the ducks are all lined up can cause a major headache down the road.

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