No Pain, No Gain in Startups: Short-term Suffering Leads to Lasting Rewards
You'll be broke and overworked in the beginning of a new business venture, but there will be lots of light at the end of the tunnel.
6 Ways Introverts Can Avoid Feeling Shy at Conferences
Have your opening line ready and find something useful to do. You're good to go.
The Real Meaning of 18 Polite Terms Related to Sucking Up
Eskimos have dozens of words to describe snow. Business people have an equally vast vocabulary of euphemisms for meeting strangers in hopes of making some money.
The Best Business Networking Technique Is Simply Making a Connection
Most of the people you meet won't buy what you are selling but every one of them knows somebody who might.
Be Self-Aware, Be Selfless, and Then Be Selfish
While you shouldn't apologize for being a product of your selfish instincts, you need to be aware of them when networking for new business.
3 Webinars to Grow Your Business
Most webinars offered today aren't even really webinars. But there are three approaches you can take to make yours successful.
The 6 Worst Opening Moves for Starting a Business Relationship
Don't expect a budding friendship if you're more interested in your phone than the person you're presumably getting to know.
4 Questions That Will Build Rapport and Boost Your Relationships
Tired of asking, 'How are you?' and hearing, 'Good. How are you'? Here are ways to connect and possibly benefit your business.
6 Ways to Demonstrate Kindness in Business and the Rest of Your Life
It pays to be nice because what goes around really does come around.
3 Ways to Give More and Be Proactive at a Networking Event
'Don't always make it about the sell,' says the founder of a networking organization. 'We are well trained in the sell but not in the listening and giving.'
5 Public Appearance Strategies Every New Entrepreneur Should Use
It's time to take your company 'public' by showing up at local networking and community events.
LinkedIn Just Completely Revamped Its Messaging Tool
The professional networking service is more chat-like, complete with emoji and GIFs.
How to Tackle Your First International Meeting Like a Pro
Presenting at a conference in a different country can bring on a whole set of unique challenges. Make sure you are prepared for the unexpected.
How to Survive Startup-Event Overload
Five tips to navigate the awesome (but endless) sea of startup events.
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