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The Magical Number That Will Amplify Your Next Presentation
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The Magical Number That Will Amplify Your Next Presentation

Many of the most persuasive TED Talks are packed with trios. You should follow the speakers' lead.
Carmine Gallo
5 Ways Data Can Help You Stay Ahead of the Game
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5 Ways Data Can Help You Stay Ahead of the Game

Knowing how to leverage data can help a company better gain new users, tap into existing users and increase revenue.
Jon Salm
An Oft Unspoken Key to Success: Put Aside Your Ego and Be Vulnerable
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An Oft Unspoken Key to Success: Put Aside Your Ego and Be Vulnerable

Adam Braun, the founder of Pencils of Promise, talks about how he had to confront his biggest fear in order to grow his operation in his new book, ‘The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change.'
Catherine Clifford
The Secret Entrepreneurial Lessons of a Liberal Arts Education
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The Secret Entrepreneurial Lessons of a Liberal Arts Education

It turns out, the basic college degree is worth more than it seems.
Steve VanderVeen
Why TED Talks Are Impossible to Resist
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Why TED Talks Are Impossible to Resist

If your presentations have 'emotionally-charged events,' your message will stick with your audience.
Carmine Gallo
Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities
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Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities

Contrary to what is often portrayed in the media, being a woman entrepreneur in the tech community has its perks. Here are a few lessons I have learned about how to capitalize on being a female entrepreneur.
Deena Varshavskaya
Do as Successful Thought Leaders Do
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Do as Successful Thought Leaders Do

Looking to lead your industry this year? Take a page from the book of the most influential thinkers to expand your thinking and engage others.
Denise Brosseau
When to Say No to Venture Capital
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When to Say No to Venture Capital

Instead of seeking financing, Ryan Smith spent four years bootstrapping to get his company off the ground. Here's why.
Michelle Goodman
How the 'Seinfeld Strategy' Can Help You Stop Procrastinating
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How the 'Seinfeld Strategy' Can Help You Stop Procrastinating

We look at one of the great comedian's secrets behind his remarkable productivity and consistency.
James Clear
What Makes Great Entrepreneurs Tick
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What Makes Great Entrepreneurs Tick

Comparing traits of successful people is an exercise in futility. But understanding habits is quite useful.
Steve Tobak
Is Codependency Hurting the Way You Lead Your Company?
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Is Codependency Hurting the Way You Lead Your Company?

For the sake of moral or team-building, we often let problems slide. But that attitude only causes more issues down the line.
Sandi Krakowski
Why Leaders Are Great Storytellers
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Why Leaders Are Great Storytellers

Tap into the enduring power of storytelling to get your message across.
Denise Brosseau
Transparency: How Whole Foods Is Doing It Right (And You Can, Too)
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Transparency: How Whole Foods Is Doing It Right (And You Can, Too)

With transparency gaining steam, entrepreneurs should consider jumping on the bandwagon. The founders of ethical-fashion startup Zady share advice on how to do so.
Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi
Instincts, Not Data, Will Push You Forward in 2014
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Instincts, Not Data, Will Push You Forward in 2014

Here are three reasons why marketing officers should think of people first.
Ian Lurie