Keela Davis

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4 Simple Tips for Better Networking

Have a big event coming up? Don't forget these four basic principles of networking.<p>The right connections can be the difference between boom and bust.<p>Entrepreneur Josh Hartwell offers some tips for expanding your network--and your company's potential.<p><b>1. Expand your comfort zone.</b> At work, meet people …

Networking

3 Games That Can Teach You Business Skills

Check out the board games that can actually give you a leg up on business.<p>Monopoly notwithstanding, most board games don't yield direct business insights.<p>Here are three exceptions, courtesy of software entrepreneur and veteran gamer Matt Calkins.<p><b>Amun-Re</b><p><b>The game:</b> Players try to accrue the most …

Emerging Technology

Why Some Companies Last and Others Don’t

An interview with <b>Michael Raynor</b>, director at Deloitte Services LP and coauthor of the article Three Rules for Making a Company Truly Great. For more, see his book.<p>SARAH GREEN: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m Sarah Green. I’m talking today with Michael Raynor, a …

11 Tips & Hacks for Using LinkedIn

LinkedIn is bigger than ever as a business tool. Are you actually making the most of it? Try some of these little-known tricks and tactics.<p><i>LinkedIn is a powerful social network--not just for making connections, but for sharing content, recruiting talent, and keeping customers in the loop. We asked</i> …

Financial Services

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

For all of the books (thousands) written on leadership, individuals (millions) who have participated in leadership seminars and dollars (billions) invested in leadership development, too many leadership experts still fail to distinguish between the practice of leadership and the exercise of …