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Up to Your Eyeballs in Work? Reconnect With What You're In It For.
Leadership

Up to Your Eyeballs in Work? Reconnect With What You're In It For.

Practice three critical ways to refocus and tune in again to your priorities.
Scott Eblin
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40 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb
Communication strategies

40 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb

Just like one misspelled word can get your resume tossed onto the 'nope' pile, one incorrectly used word can negatively impact your entire message.
Jeff Haden
Create a Winning Perception of Your Startup With These 3 Tips
Startup Basics

Create a Winning Perception of Your Startup With These 3 Tips

You know what they say: perception is reality. Use this to your advantage by making your company appear larger than it is.
Adam Callinan
How to Write a Blog Post in Just 30 Minutes
Writing

How to Write a Blog Post in Just 30 Minutes

Don't let another author commitment sneak up on you. Here's how to chart out assignments to make them manageable and to tackle them in bite-size pieces.
Mel Carson
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7 Tips for Storytelling That Dazzles Audiences
Storytelling

7 Tips for Storytelling That Dazzles Audiences

Why do ancient myths resonate today but quarterly sales reports are forgotten tomorrow? We'll explain with a story.
Thai Nguyen
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32 Alternatives to 'A Lot'
Writing

32 Alternatives to 'A Lot'

Do you find yourself using the term 'a lot' with regularity? Break the habit with these more-specific synonyms.
Punch Your Inbox in the Face
Email

Punch Your Inbox in the Face

The joy of receiving messages from strangers has worn off. Here's how to gain control over the email deluge.
John Meyer
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The 4 Elements of the Most Persuasive Copy
Writing

The 4 Elements of the Most Persuasive Copy

You don't have to be gifted to write in way that compels people to buy, you just have to work at it.
Pratik Dholakiya
Taking Notes May Impede Your Ability to Remember Stuff
Memory

Taking Notes May Impede Your Ability to Remember Stuff

Your scribbles can act like a crutch, providing an excuse to stop paying attention because, hey, you're writing it down...
Laura Entis
So How Will You Ever Get Off the Desert Island?
Mentors

So How Will You Ever Get Off the Desert Island?

A business strategist recalls three key business lessons he learned from a mentor whose work had repercussions as far away as the moon.
Daniel Patrick Forrester
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3 Ways to Carve Content From Writer's Block
Writing

3 Ways to Carve Content From Writer's Block

You're not really out of ideas, you're just obsessing about not having one right now. The solution, paradoxically, is to quit thinking so much.
Pratik Dholakiya
5 Affordable Ways to Make Your Online Profile Stand Out
Building Your Online Presence

5 Affordable Ways to Make Your Online Profile Stand Out

You've got personal and professional profiles all across the internet, but so does everyone else. How do you shine?
Adam Toren
4 Essential Pieces of an Awesome Content-Marketing Strategy
Business Circle

4 Essential Pieces of an Awesome Content-Marketing Strategy

To book awareness of your brand, look beyond your blog and create content in these hot formats.
Matthew Toren
6 Smart Ways to Reduce Startup Stress
Stress Management

6 Smart Ways to Reduce Startup Stress

You'll need to tap your determination, persistence and trust to reach success, but there will be many barriers in the way.
Jeff Boss