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Five Things I Wish Every Advertiser, Marketer, And PR Pro Knew

A few weeks ago, one of my recent students asked me if there is anything I wish I had taught but never got around to teaching. I thought the question …

The Best Talent Is Bringing Out Talent in Others

"A superior leader is a person who can bring ordinary people together to achieve extraordinary results." Many years ago, an entrepreneur told me …

Here's How To Build A Win-Win Networking Relationship

Here is a business-building rule of thumb: <i>Don’t waste your time networking if you are not prepared to develop win-win relationships.</i> Trust me when I say, I know what I’m talking about.<p>I am the organizer of a local business organization with a membership of over 400 self-employed women. I was …

The Bad Habits of Good Negotiators

For a good part of the past decade, I’ve taught negotiation skills to diverse audiences—Fortune 500 executives, generals in the U.S. Army and Air …

11 Simple Tips For Having Great Meetings From Some Of The World’s Most Productive People

Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson, Nilofer Merchant, Clay Shirky, Valentina Rice, Guy Kawasaki, and others know about getting things done, being productive, and keeping a crowd engaged. So when they talk, we should listen. Until the meeting is happily adjourned.<p>Meetings are a boring, but necessary …

The One Key Person That Will Help You Improve Sales

This is part of a series that describes a sales methodology for technology companies or frankly many other types of companies, too.<p>This post is about …

8 Steps To Actually Get Good At Phone Calls

Remember phone calls? You should, because they are often the best way to get your ideas across. Here’s how to give good phoners.<p>We can’t hide behind email. Why? Real business relationships are formed in two ways, says entrepreneur-turned-investor Mark Suster: in person and over the phone. The dude …

Why Productive People Take Better Notes

If you can’t recall what you had for lunch, why do you think you’ll remember what your mentor just said?<p>In a recent blog post, entrepreneur-author Ben Casnocha relayed this reality check: that as Mark Zuckerberg was sharing lessons from Facebook’s rise to a room full of hard-hustling Silicon Valley …

Once Upon A Time At The Office: 10 Storytelling Tips To Help You Be More Persuasive

Storytelling is the most effective to way to get your point across. Here are some expert tips for doing it right.<p>Once upon a time, in a faraway kingdom, there was a salesman who traveled the countryside, peddling his wares. Everyone loved his product except the evil king, who wanted to do away with …

5 Phrases You Should Never Use In An Email

If you want to sound like an intelligent person rather than a cliché-spouting robot, that is.<p>It’s way easier to rely on clichés and claptrap in your writing than to expend the energy on an original thought–one reason why the 70 emails you send a day all sound the same.<p>Is this a bad thing? Not …

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A little Tuesday inspiration from Dale Carnegie.<br>"...the best possible way to prepare for tomorrow is to concentrate with all your intelligence, all …

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Education Department Lets Borrowers Default On Student Loans, Ignoring Helpful Alternatives

Companies working for the Department of Education over the past year have allowed hundreds of thousands of borrowers to default on their federal student loans rather than enrolling them in the Obama administration’s debt-relief programs, new data reveal.<p>In results that have invited comparisons to …

The 16 Best Things Warren Buffett Has Ever Said

It's Warren Buffett's 83rd birthday, and we can't think of a better way to celebrate the billionaire CEO than to round up some of his greatest life advice. After all, he's not called the "Oracle of Omaha" for nothing.<p><b>"Rule No. 1: Never lose money; rule No. 2: Don't forget rule No. 1."</b><p><b>"I always knew</b> …

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LOVE THIS! Plus! Warren also said the deregulation of electricity is going to be one of the biggest transfers of wealth... o.0 ... oh yeah! MOST …

The Grid: Q&A with Ken Zimmerman on electric utility deregulation

Tron Legacy Mix<p>duration: 8:25<br>• published: 13 Mar 2011<br>• updated: 13 Mar 2011<br>• views: 2467220<p>Music video by The Grid performing Swamp Thing. (C) 1994 Sony …

State proposes fines against four electricity suppliers accused of slamming.

Don't get slammed by electric salesmen<p>State proposes fines against electricity suppliers.<p>September 04, 2013|Paul Muschick | The Watchdog<p>I told you …

Drones Are Now Delivering Packages In One Chinese City

Like robot courier pigeons, with about the same carrying capacity<p>After a user on the Chinese social media site Weibo posted about seeing flying robots with the SF Express logo, the delivery company admitted that it has begun trials of package-delivery drones in the city of Dongguan in southeast …

Greatest Swims: Five Epic Swims in the Wake of Nyad’s Feat

In the wake of Diana Nyad’s Cuba to Florida swim, here are five great swims from earlier times.<p>Sixty-four-year-old Diana Nyad splashed ashore on Smathers Beach in Key West on Monday to become the first person ever to swim between Cuba and Florida unassisted by a shark cage. She accomplished the …