Rebecca Rebby

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Where I Work: Souda

Brooklyn-based Souda (pronounced “soh-duh”) is one of those up-and-coming design companies that you just want to root for. Founded in September 2012 …

The 6 Components Of Charisma

Your power isn’t related to your job title, but a combination of self-confidence, body language, facial expression, and voice. Here’s how to become more charismatic.<p>Some people seem naturally charismatic. They walk into a room and people are drawn to them. They’re influential with employees, …

What to Do When Your Managers Don't Trust Each Other

You need to put an end to any office intrigue and backbiting--now. Here's where to start.<p>For smooth execution, people on your team--from upper management to those who toil on the most mundane tasks--need to have confidence in one another. Without trust, people at best second guess those they deal …

3 Steps to Turning an Angry Customer into a Raging Fan

You don't need to be a Zen master to turn a complaint into a win for your company. Here's what your employees should know about handling dissatisfied customers.<p>A customer with a problem or a complaint should never be met with a pat answer, a resounding silence, or worse yet, an attitude from …

How to Handle People Who Can't See Past Your Age

Being a young founder usually doesn't matter in the tech startup world, but you need to be prepared when issues with employees and clients arise.<p>In the startup world, if you're judging people based on their age--young or old--you're making a big mistake.<p>Brian Wong, the co-founder and CEO of Kiip, a …

10 Smart Moves Every 20-Something Should Make

Nope, your 20s isn't a throwaway decade. What you do matters. Here are some principles to make the most of these exciting but unsettled years.<p>With many of us taking much longer than our parents or grandparents to finish our education and settle into a career (thanks, crappy economy), it can feel …

7 Steps to Turn a Ho-hum Meeting Into a Success

No one wants to come to your boring meetings? Here's how to take them from bad to great.<p>You've just sent out the reminder for your weekly team meeting, and you receive one or more responses like this: "Do I really have to come to this meeting?" Or, "I'm just too busy to make it." What does that …

The history of Microsoft's new Outlook for iPhone app

A powerhouse email app<p><i>Less than two months after acquiring Acompli, Microsoft is releasing an Outlook for iOS app today. Microsoft's new app is simply a rebrand of Acompli's existing app, but the company is promising new features in the future. Read our original report below on how Acompli, and</i> …

Infographic: Why Your Job Could Be Slowly Killing You

It’s probably not news that sitting in front of a computer all day isn’t good for your health — but do you know just how bad it is? Here’s how your job might be slowly killing you and how to make it better without resorting to a $1,000 treadmill desk.<p>If you feel like sitting in front of a computer …

Heart Marketing: 4 Companies That Include Customers In Their Advertising

Advertising from the heart, these companies used emotion and real-world connections to engage their audiences on a personal level.<p>As media campaigns become increasingly 360 degree–with Facebook pages, hashtags, and digital reach becoming an integral part of so-called “traditional” …

Are You a Terrible Manager? Or Just an Imperfect Fit?

Hiring for company-wide cultural fit is important. But perhaps more critical is matching the work styles of hopeful employees to the managerial styles of their bosses. Here's how.<p>A few years ago, the CEO of a high-tech software company asked me to augment a planned training session with a segment …

Guy Kawasaki's Secrets to Influencing Anyone (Infographic)

Here's how to influence others, while maintaining your trustworthiness.<p>In his book, "How to Achieve Enchantment," Silicon Valley business advisor Guy Kawasaki explains how you can influence others while doing it ethically. In the infographic below, created on behalf of Kawasaki, Column Five depicts …

5 Ways to Be More Adaptive in the 21st Century

Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal explains how to be fast--and smart--about the way that you act.<p>In 2003, Gen. Stanley McChrystal took command of the United States’ Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), an association of elite forces including the Navy SEALS, Army Rangers, and Delta Force. His …