Why the Elevator Pitch Hurts Your Chances of Winning New Clients
That short description of what you do can put you at a competitive disadvantage. Here's a better approach.
Don't Talk to Your Audience, Talk With Them
Our conversation with an audience is not a monologue; it's a dialogue.
Asking for Help
Get Your Ego Out of the Way and Ask for Help When You Need It
If you never need help from anybody, you aren't doing anything very challenging.
5 Steps to Seriously Improve Your Networking Skills
In a world of take take take, showing that you care about someone as a friend puts you in a whole different category with your connections.
Do This to Become a More Effective Problem Solver
Shhhhh. Can you hear it?
How to Successfully Moderate a Panel
Often entrepreneurs, leaders and experts are asked to moderate panels for their industry. Here is how to keep it engaging, instead of a snooze fest.
Does Your Value Proposition Need a Checkup?
Your statement of what you offer and why it's better needs to be succinct and memorable. Here is a way to check that it is.
50 Quick Productivity and Business Tips for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs
Startup founders in particular will find all of some of this advice useful.
Why College Grads Don't Need to Strive for the 500+ Club
When you're just one of hundreds of connections on LinkedIn, it's nearly impossible to leave a lasting impression on someone.
5 Ways to Maximize Your Personal Network
When the time comes to build your brand, start with who you know and build from there.
How to Build Your Business Through Public Speaking
Public speaking can be used to attract new clients and create a powerful pipeline – even if it seems terrifying at first.
9 Things True Thought Leaders Always Do
Entrepreneurs possess the character and persona to become great thought leaders. Here's how.
How to Stop Being Jealous of Successful People and Become One Instead
Social media and our own insecurities inflame envy, which stops us from asking accomplished people for help and advice they might willingly give.
To Find Your Ideal Client Begin With a Study of Yourself
Looking at your business and industry with fresh eyes is the best start to looking for new customers.
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