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5 Keys to Great Nonverbal Communication

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>Clear and effective communication is essential during presentations, whether for board rooms full of executives, auditoriums at conferences, or classrooms full of students.<p>Verbal information is vital, but how we present that information can determine how …

How to Choose the Best Social Media Platform for Your Business

Deciding which social media platform will best serve your company's needs can be tricky. Here's an overview to help you decide.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book Tweet Naked, online marketing expert and social media agency CEO Scott Levy provides the critical</i> …

How You Can Form Good Habits and Stick to Them

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever set out with the goal of actually sticking to a new behavior only to find yourself not doing it at all one week later? I know I have.<p>Why is it so hard to form good habits? Why is it so difficult to make consistent change? …

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5 Habits of a Great Presenter

We've whipped up 5 great habits that will help you master the art of presentation design and delivery.

10 Tips for a Highly Memorable Presentation

If your audience doesn't remember you once you've finished, what's the point? Here are some easy ways to rock the stage.<p>Most people suck at presenting to big groups. It's a shame because the ability to nail these presentations at key conferences can be once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to influence …

The 7 Key Elements to Creating Successful Infographics - Jeffbullas's Blog

<i>If you are looking for an infographic tool to start making stunning images with no design experience, check out this post: 20 Cool Infographic Makers</i> …

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From German Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nihilist. Religious denier. Reformed romantic.<p>Inspiration for entrepreneurs?<p>Turns out, you can learn a lot about running a business from Friedrich Nietzsche, the German philosopher and philologist who turned Romantic thinking on its head. …

5 Ways to Build Momentum For Your Business Idea

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is en vogue. You cannot walk more than a few blocks in a major city without stumbling upon a startup accelerator. But while startups are central to this new economic age, making it as an entrepreneur is still tough. It …

What Mobile App Developers Know About Designing Great Customer Experiences

As sales of smartphones have exploded, the price for the apps that run on these phones is quickly trending toward zero, thanks to low barriers to entry and intense competition. Nonetheless, savvy developers are driving revenue by rethinking the user experience and carefully designing the payment …

5 Easiest Ways to Make Everyone Around You Comfortable

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

How to Read Body Language

Understanding body language can lead to closer relationships since nonverbal communication constitutes up to 60% of meaning in interpersonal …

Busting 5 Body Language Myths

When people find out that I write and speak about body language, they immediately get nervous and self-conscious. They react as if I could detect their innermost thoughts with a single glance.<p>Well, I can’t. But that’s only one of the myths people believe about the subject. Here are five others:<p><b>1.</b> …

How Powerful People Think

Successful leaders often seem to have sharper minds than the rest of us — isn’t that how they got to the top in the first place? While we often …

10 Powerful Body Language Tips for your next Presentation

The Persuasive Power of Uncertainty

Featured Guest: Zakary Tormala, associate professor of marketing at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.<p>SCOTT BERINATO: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m Scott Berinato. We’re joined today by Zak Tormala of Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, whose new research …

Persuasion Tactics of Effective Salespeople

Without language, you wouldn’t be able to share your ideas, display your personality, or express yourself to the world. You couldn’t communicate your needs and desires to others, and the never-ending dialogue within your mind would grind to a halt. The words we speak truly define who we are. …

Why Your Presentations Are Ineffective

I am always amazed when I get off stage after a speech and people make one specific comment to me. They say, “You are just naturally a good speaker”. I always smile and reply that there isn’t anything natural about it. I have trained professionally for over a decade to improve this skill.<p>On stage, …

10 Presentation Techniques You Can (And Should) Copy From Apple's WWDC Keynote

I look forward to Apple keynote presentations and product launches because, as a communication specialist, it’s hard for me to find a better role model for creating, designing, and delivering a presentation. The keynote at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2013 offers yet another …

21 Quotes From Henry Ford On Business, Leadership And Life

I knew, before starting to write this post, what we all know about Henry Ford: founder of Ford MotorCompany, seminal proponent of mass production in the form of the assembly line, creator of the Model T and author of the tart line, “you can have it in any color you want, as long as it is black.” …

How To Move On From Mistakes | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

It’s a part of life – we’re going to make mistakes.<p>Heck, you probably screwed something up before breakfast today, and no offense. I did too.<p>In the …

6 Simple Tips to Be More Mindful in Everyday Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

As a psychiatrist and meditation practitioner, I work with many people who have heard of the benefits of meditation, and want to commit to a daily …

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5 Ways To Quiet a Racing Mind

Yawn!<p>That’s exactly how I started every morning when I was feeling the impact of burnout.<p>I was tired and exhausted during the day, and then my mind …

The Ultimate Secret to Fast Learning | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Want to pick up a new skill?<p>Don’t we all. And we also want it to happen fast, so fast.<p>And preferably without any effort as well.<p>Well, I do have one …

Are you writing the best part of your story in the best way?

I've noticed that when we have a story idea, writers tend to lock in very quickly as to which part of the story to tell and how to tell it. Sometimes …

Since Everyone Is For Sale, How Do You Make the Best Deal?

You know that you can be bought. While there might be a few exceptions – outliers if you will – the overwhelming majority of people are for sale. This isn’t good or bad. It’s reality. However, there are quite a few caveats.<p>Self-made millionaires, for the most part, firmly believe that most anyone …

Don't Pretend to Always Have the Answer and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A roundup of the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>By definition, leaders are expected to provide direction to other people. In the business world, many leaders spent the majority of their time fielding questions from their …

Six Psychological Secrets to Public Speaking

This is a guest post by Bryan Kelly. He lives in Chicago and interviews experts like Michael Hyatt, Chris Brogan, and Jeff Goins about presentation …

Entrepreneur Smarts: 30 Lessons I Learned in 30 Years

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor's Note: A version of this article previously appeared at LewisHowes.com.</i><p>It was a warm night outside Caffe Dante, my favorite Gelato spot in New York's Greenwich Village. I usually go there alone. I walk through Washington Square …