Tommy Woolard

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7 Things Really Amazing Communicators Do

Want to be successful? You have to communicate effectively. Here are 7 practices to master.<p>It doesn't matter whether you are in the business of delivering products or services--either way, your success depends heavily on communication. When things go wrong, you can almost always trace the problem …

Public Speaking

21 Ways to Be a Better Leader Without Breaking a Sweat

It's not rocket science. Being a better leader starts with the little things. Here's what you need to know.<p>Let's jump right in, shall we?<p><b>1. Switch off your cell phone.</b> Go on, you can do it. Just for one meeting.<p><b>2. Look people in the eyes.</b> Practice doing it consistently.<p><b>3. Think.</b> Pick an hour in the …

Leadership

How to Take Control of a Difficult Conversation

Facing an unpleasant confrontation with a client or co-worker? Here's how to make it constructive rather than destructive.<p>I'm sure it's happened to you. You walk into a room, answer the phone, or open an email, and you're ambushed by someone who's angry about a real or perceived grievance. It could …

Anger Management

A Scientific Guide to Effectively Saying No

Learning how to say no is one of the most useful skills you can develop, especially when it comes to living a more productive and healthy life. …

Columbia University

10 Simple Truths Smart People Forget

Some of the smartest people I know continuously struggle to get ahead because they forget to address a few simple truths that collectively govern our …

How Awkward People Can Start Non-Awkward Conversations

You’re not going to die if you talk to a new person. (Really, you won’t.) Especially if you follow these rules.<p>“Remember that most people in the room at any given networking event feel the same way you do,” Anna Runyan writes for the Daily Muse. “Scared to death.”<p>Why? Because new people are …

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.” …

The Six Rules of Personal Success

Of all human abilities, one stands out, the ability to see the <i>Big Picture</i>, the things that are important in life, and not to be distracted by small, trivial, and irrelevant things; the intelligence to separate the message from the background noise.<p>‘The Big Picture’ is about the grand goals; the big …

25 Food Substitutions To Cut Calories From Your Diet

If you are striving to get leaner, cutting calories out of your diet can certainly help. But sometimes it can seem like cutting out those extra few …

Bodybuilding.com's 10 Highest-Rated Biceps Exercises

Sun's out, guns out! These are the top 10 biceps exercises Bodybuilding.com users swear by!<p>They may not be the biggest or the strongest muscle group …

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 …

The 2 Minute Injury Fix

Here's what you need to know...<p>When there's pain in a movement, compression wrapping offers extra stability to allow a safer range of motion.<br>• Once you …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

40 Things To Say Before You Die

Before you’re sprawled on your deathbed, there are some things you really have to say. They’re not complicated. They’re not poetry.<p>They’re just short sentences with big meaning.<p>I hope they get you talking.<p><b>40</b> <b><br>“I wonder.”</b><p>Give yourself time to think so the time you spend doing things will be better …

Muscles for breakfast

<b>Other than after a solid workout, breakfast is the only other time your body really craves food. The importance of breakfast cannot be ignored – in</b> …