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Networking Times

<i>Networking Times</i> <b>Today</b> — the "<i>Huffington Post</i>" for Network Marketing!<p>How often have you approached the end of your workday feeling as if you …

Networking

The Greatest Networkers

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Network Marketing

How To Be Totally Persuasive, But Not At All Sleazy

You don’t need to make crazy advances to convince people of your rightness. You just need to find where your and their perspectives align.<p>Just as <i>networking</i> isn’t solely the province of scumbags, <i>persuasion</i> isn’t only for rogues, succubi, and salespeople. We can use our interpersonal powers for …

Seeking Success In A Finite Number Of Hours A Day

We all have a finite number of hours in a day – 24 to be exact. What we choose to do with those hours is of the utmost importance. We can waste our time, or we can use our time to improve ourselves and our lives. I have always felt passionate about the importance of reading books that can help us …

21 Motivational Posters You’ll Actually Want in Your Office

Gone are the days of soaring eagles and sailing crews atop words like <i>ambition</i> and teamwork<i>.</i> There’s a new wave of inspirational posters that you might want to actually hang in your office. We found 21 of our favorite prints—most of them typographic—that we wouldn’t mind seeing on a daily basis to …

6 Easy Steps to Being a Master Networker All of the Time

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When there’s only so much time in the day, it’s easy to overlook the value of building and maintaining your professional relationships. But being stressed and busy is no excuse. Relationships take effort, of course, but throughout my …

5 Signs It's Time to Fire Your Mentor

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>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 wanted things to be different. I wanted to believe that what I was experiencing wasn't …

Setting Boundaries To Be a Better Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It takes less than two seconds to send a tweet and just a few quick minutes to send an email. Our digital world has not only caused our output at work to increase and become easier, with so many mobile-device options, but it’s also caused …

9 Simple Things Great Speakers Always Do | Inc.com

Some people like to learn from mistakes. Others prefer to learn by finding out what <i>to do</i> instead of what not to do.<p>Case in point: Last month, I shared 10 phrases great speakers never say. A number of people emailed saying, "Great, but what <i>should</i> I do?" So I went back to Boris Veldhuijzen van …

Public Speaking

6 Things Really Compelling Leaders Do | Inc.com

Every day you encounter leadership: Some are trying to master it; others are simply trying to be good followers. Examples of leadership both good and bad are all around whether you actually recognize which is which. But every once in a while, an amazing leader surfaces, one capable of moving people …

Leadership

5 Ways to Bring Creativity Back to Your Culture | Inc.com

Starting a business is the ultimate form of creativity. In exploring a new opportunity, you get to build every aspect of your business from scratch, from the product to the culture to the customer experience.<p>I like to think of this process as solving a big Rubik's cube: Your team is constantly …

Creativity

Tom Perkins Says the Rich Should Get More Votes in Elections

Tom Perkins, the legendary venture capitalist who provoked a firestorm by comparing the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany to the way rich people …

VCs On Inequality, Unemployment, And Our Uncertain Future

The Great Bifurcation is underway. The American economy is polarizing between the minority rich and the majority poor; technology is a major cause of this; and the rest of the world will soon follow, if it hasn’t already. I’ve been writing about this for years, and by now you’re probably sick of my …

Where Europeans go on vacation, once they leave their country

Many people’s dream vacations involve travel to distant, exotic lands. But the reality is that most people take their holidays close to home. Europeans, for example, tend not to stray very far, generally seeking out the nearest sunny spot at home or in the near abroad.<p>A new survey by the European …

Europe

Today is your last day to tell the government to ban phone calls on flights

Airlines in the US could soon allow their passengers to make phone calls and use data connections while in the air, and today is the final day for opinionated fliers to let regulators know whether or not they think that's a good idea. The change all comes down to the approval of a recent FCC …

Apple and Samsung heading back to court after mediation talks fail, say reports

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung's mobile chief and co-CEO JK Shin reportedly met last week to try and thrash out a settlement to their long-running intellectual property dispute. The meeting, while unconfirmed by either party, is being reported by multiple Korean news outlets and adheres to the …

Kenguru is a tiny electric hatchback for wheelchair users

Kenguru's electric car has no seats, and you drive it by putting your hands on motorcycle-style handlebars. It's built for wheelchair users, who can roll right through the rear hatch of the car into the driver's area. The Austin-based company is preparing to launch its first product, which has an …

Microsoft's purchase of Nokia is still set to close by the end of March

It's been almost six months since Microsoft announced its intention to purchase Nokia for $7.2 billion, and today the phone manufacturer reiterated its intention to have the sale complete before this quarter ends. In a press release today, Nokia stressed that an ongoing tax dispute in India over …

Pinterest For iPad Adds Place Pins, iOS And Android Apps Get Animated GIFs

Pinterest isn’t just for elaborate napkin crafts for your book club soiree, or for bragging about inhuman feats of supernatural cupcakery; it also makes a pretty stellar travelogue. A new update for Pinterest for iPad adds Place Pins to the tablet title, as well as animated GIF support for both iOS …

HTC working with Microsoft to bring Windows Phone Blue to 8X

HTC hasn't forgotten about Windows Phone after all. The company's been pretty silent on any sort of collaboration with Microsoft for a long time, but the North American product team spoke up today on Reddit. When asked if HTC is done with Windows Phone, the team stated: "we're working with …