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10 Misused Words That Make Smart People Look Stupid
Communications

10 Misused Words That Make Smart People Look Stupid

These misused words have a tendency to make even really smart people stumble. Learn them before they tempt you into looking bad.
Travis Bradberry
Facebook Takes on Slack With Launch of Business Software
Facebook

Facebook Takes on Slack With Launch of Business Software

Workplace is a subscription product -- a departure for advertising-driven Facebook -- with businesses paying $1 to $3 per user. Slack's least expensive business plan charges about $7 per user.
7 Strategies to Stay in Touch
Communication Strategies

7 Strategies to Stay in Touch

Constant connection with friends, family and business associates is not the big chore we make it out to be.
Ivan Misner
6 Rules For Effective Feedback
Feedback

6 Rules For Effective Feedback

It is not whether it's positive or negative that determines its quality, it's how it's delivered. Wanna help? Do it this way.
Phil La Duke
3 Moments Where President Obama Earned the Title of Great Communicator
Make More Happen

3 Moments Where President Obama Earned the Title of Great Communicator

Pay attention, entrepreneurs: These are great learning opportunities.
Ahmad Raza
4 Tips for Handling a Delta-Sized Customer Experience Debacle
Public Relations

4 Tips for Handling a Delta-Sized Customer Experience Debacle

Learn from Delta's crisis communications strategy.
Your Hashtag and Your Brand Go Hand in Hand
Marketing Bootcamp

Your Hashtag and Your Brand Go Hand in Hand

Social media campaigns fail all the time. The culprit? Hashtags are too often just an afterthought.
Ray Hennessey
Millennials Are Just Like You Were 20 Years Ago
Millennials

Millennials Are Just Like You Were 20 Years Ago

Companies are far better off adapting to the reasonable expectations younger workers have about technology and communication practices.
Natalie Lambert
A Eulogy for Meetings
Business Meetings

A Eulogy for Meetings

Mourn not the passing of your business's biggest time waster and productivity serial killer. Instead, calculate a dollar cost before ever scheduling another meeting, using this simple process.
Phil La Duke
Your Team Can't See the Big Picture if Your Don't Show Them
Company Culture

Your Team Can't See the Big Picture if Your Don't Show Them

Every job comes with a pay check, so if you aren't giving your employees a sense of purpose, why is working for you better?
William Bauer
An Introvert's Guide to Communicating With Results
Communication Strategies

An Introvert's Guide to Communicating With Results

The conventional wisdom that you need to be an extrovert to succeed is contradicted by recent research.
Caren Merrick
Social Media's Vital Role in Communication
Social Media

Social Media's Vital Role in Communication

Carolyn Grisko, president and CEO of marketing agency Grisko, talks about the huge role social media plays in communication today.
7 Ways Body Language Speaks Louder Than Words
Body Language

7 Ways Body Language Speaks Louder Than Words

Even when people hear your words they are watching what you say.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Strategically Discussing Strategy
Leadership Skills

Strategically Discussing Strategy

Be truly strategic and limit your use of the word to the cases where it means something.
Alex Slater