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10 Tips for Women to Improve Their Persuasion Skills
Persuasion

10 Tips for Women to Improve Their Persuasion Skills

Persuasion propels a leader forward. The good news: Persuasion is a major strength for women.
Yvonne Gu
7 Strategies for Kicking Your Startup Into High Gear
Growth Strategies

7 Strategies for Kicking Your Startup Into High Gear

McKinsey's Seven Ss framework can help you transform your venture to achieve faster growth.
Peter S. Cohan
The 5 Non-Technical Skills Any Great Developer Needs in Order to Advance
Skills

The 5 Non-Technical Skills Any Great Developer Needs in Order to Advance

It takes more than just technical skills to move up the ranks as a software developer.
Jeremy Johnson
The One Trait All Successful Entrepreneurs Have
Skills

The One Trait All Successful Entrepreneurs Have

This quality is what separates true entrepreneurial types from the pack.
Jeremy Johnson
American Millennials Among the World's Least Skilled, Report Says
Millennials

American Millennials Among the World's Least Skilled, Report Says

Surprised? So were the researchers who tested and compared workers in 23 countries.
Anne Fisher
The Fastest Way to the Top? Work at a Startup.
Working at a Startup

The Fastest Way to the Top? Work at a Startup.

You could learn a lot by working your way to the top of a well-established company, but who has time for that?
Stephen Key
How to Develop the Soft Skills of the Successful Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship

How to Develop the Soft Skills of the Successful Entrepreneur

Can entrepreneurship be taught? Some of it. More importantly, though, are the skills than need to be fostered.
Lindsay Broder
Americans Rank This as the No. 1 Skill to Get Ahead in Life
Communication

Americans Rank This as the No. 1 Skill to Get Ahead in Life

The most important skill for children to get ahead in the world today isn't reading, math or science, according to a new survey.
Laura Entis
The Hidden Power of Mastering the Fundamentals
Personal Improvement

The Hidden Power of Mastering the Fundamentals

Take it from football great Vince Lombardi.
James Clear
Why a Jack-of-All-Trades Is Just the Masterful Talent a Startup Needs
Hiring

Why a Jack-of-All-Trades Is Just the Masterful Talent a Startup Needs

Many companies may be looking for a specialist but perhaps a generalist could fill the bill.
Chelsea Berler
How My Life as an Entrepreneur Shaped My Time in Prison
Entrepreneur Mindset

How My Life as an Entrepreneur Shaped My Time in Prison

What other business owners can learn from how I used my startup skills during the two years I spent behind bars.
Andrew Medal
Create a Corporate Mentoring Program and You May Reap the Benefits
Mentoring

Create a Corporate Mentoring Program and You May Reap the Benefits

The benefits of having experienced employees train those with less expertise are many.
Heather R. Huhman
How Experts Practice Better Than the Rest
Practice

How Experts Practice Better Than the Rest

The experts who embrace the idea of deliberate practice continually ask themselves these questions.
James Clear
Don't Hire a Consultant Until You've Vetted Them and Considered These 6 Points
Consultants and Advisors

Don't Hire a Consultant Until You've Vetted Them and Considered These 6 Points

Apply the same vigorous checking process you would use for full-time hires.
Rob Biederman