Etienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when he was starting into a presentation posted to SlideShare. With his permission we're
• You have to make the call you're afraid to make. • You have to get up earlier than you want to get up. • You have to give more than you get in return right away. • You have to care more about others
Every day, make the commitment not to: 1. Check my phone while I'm talking to someone. You've done it. You've played the, "Is that your phone? Oh, it must be mine," game. You've tried the you-think-sly-but-actually-really-obvious
You know that weird feeling between excitement and dread that accompanies an invitation to interview? It’s especially strong when you know next to nothing about your potential workplace. But, even if first
Carefully draw up your meeting agenda in advance, Katz advises. But don't stop there. Make sure the room where you plan to hold the meeting is prepped and ready, down to heating and cooling, lighting refreshments.
And because every minute counts in the office, nobody wants to waste their time reading unnecessary emails. That's precisely why you should think twice before you bombard your coworkers with email blasts.
You have to be prepared to talk about salary on a job interview, even before you talk to people in person. There’s a good chance they’ll ask you about your salary history in the very first piece of correspondence
Try 'zig-zagging' into these conversations to generate ideas and extend your influence. The key to being a powerful leader isn't giving orders -- it's extending your influence. And one important way to
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I remember the evening my wife broke the bad news to me. The conversation had been spinning out of control -- I just hadn't seen it. I desperately