Confidence

Barbara Corcoran

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

The 'Shark Tank' investor and real estate mogul discusses the necessity of extreme optimism and why logic can be dangerous
Presentations

8 Pro Secrets to Delivering a Knockout Business Presentation

Master the basics of dynamic and engaging speechmaking -- fast.
Personality

Do You Have What It Takes to Make It as an Entrepreneur?

Everyone has ideas, but it takes a certain personality to successfully leave behind the security of a day job.
Starting Up

6 Secret Weapons of Shy Entrepreneurs

Shyness doesn't have to keep you from success. In some ways, it can work to your advantage.
Emotions

Botox as a Treatment for Depression? It's Not as Crazy as It Sounds.

There's still real wisdom to be gleaned from the phrase 'fake it until you make it.'
Communication Strategies

7 Power Tools of Persuasion

Don't undermine your presentation with qualifiers that undercut the message. Give your breakthrough ideas the striking presentation they deserve.
Human Resources

Reality Check: 3 Steps to Bring Egomaniacs Back to Earth

When an employee thinks they're more valuable than they truly are, it can create problems.
Leadership

Lead From a Place of Confidence, Not Fear

Having continued success means not flinching every time things go wrong.
SXSW 2014

Lessons I Learned From SXSW (Even Though I Didn't Go to SXSW This Year)

Thinking back on my experiences at the big interactive festival, I've become a better business person for having attended. Here are some takeaways.
Leadership

When Ego Is the Enemy

Overconfident big mouths are not just bores at parties; they can harm your business
Emotions

Get Angry! Be Passionate! Your Emotions Are Vital to Success.

Emotion is what gets people to invest in you, buy your products and help you on your entrepreneurial journey. Here's how to harness it.
Lifestyle

Take a Page From The Rock and Refer to Yourself in the Third Person

Pronouns are important, and new research suggests that too many 'I's are bad for the psyche.
Growth Strategies

Forget Confidence. Try Being a Little Insecure Instead.

Why losing the cockiness and being your own Doubting Thomas may be the best thing you can do for your business.
Project Grow

'Polished, Poised, Prepared': Confidence Tips from Women Entrepreneurs

These women aren't going to let anyone get in the way of their dreams. Here's what they've learned.
Leadership

7 Ways to Become a Better Leader

Leadership is a skill that can be continually strengthened. Here's how.
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