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15 things you should do right before a big presentation

It's completely normal. In fact, most speakers, beginners and veterans alike, readily admit to feeling nervous in the moments leading up to a big speech or presentation.<p>Darlene Price, president of Well Said! Inc. and author of "Well Said!: Presentations and Conversations That Get Results," says …

Public Speaking

11 interview questions hiring managers ask to test your personality

"In fact, if they find a candidate who has less experience than their competition, but has stronger growth potential and seems to be a better cultural fit, the employer may feel encouraged to hire that person," says Edward Fleischman, chief executive officer of The Execu | Search Group, a …

Employment

Articles about modern bungalow venice beach on Dwell.com - Dwell

A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California.<p>Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of beachside culture across the...<p>As a buzzing seaside town known for its bohemian spirit, lively …

Beaches

25 quotes that take you inside Elon Musk's brilliant, eccentric mind

He went on to found and sell a startup to Compaq for $300 million in 1999, and parlayed that into a major stake in PayPal, which eBay bought for $1.5 billion in 2002.<p>He then got into three world-changing companies: Tesla, SpaceX, and Solar City. And though Tesla and SpaceX nearly went bankrupt, …

Hung Up

This guy was trying to build a jewelry business and wound up with a hugely successful tech company

And that's how he wound up running a company called SimilarWeb that seemed to spring out of nowhere a couple of years ago to become a star in the web and mobile app analysis world.<p>SimilarWeb has been profitable almost from the get-go, has raised more than $40 million, all from long-term strategic …

Startups

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

Small Business

Infosys CEO On Mission To Transform His Company Into Design Thinkers

It’s been just over a year since Vishal Sikka surprised many when he walked away from SAP. Several months later, he shocked a few more when he took the job as CEO at Infosys, the Indian consulting firm. I talked to him this week, and nine months into his new job, he’s making a concerted effort to …

Design

Tsepa

Tsepa provides gadgets that are useful in your life. To make it easier and more funny. Do not hesitate to buy our products. Electronic gadgets, …

Gear & Gadgets

All roads lead to Bangalore for VCs

Which is the startup capital of India? That has been an ongoing debate in recent times, with the three frontrunners – Bangalore, Delhi, and Mumbai – …

India

How to Switch From Android to iPhone

Not sweet on Google's candy-themed Android mobile operating system? Here's how to switch to the iPhone.<p>Welcome to the second episode of “S/He’s Just Not That Into You: Smartphone Edition.”<p>As I noted yesterday, there may come a point where you realize that you and your smartphone’s operating system …

Apps

What a $20 billion startup looks like when it's just starting out, and everyone thinks the idea is stupid: Here's Airbnb's first-ever pitch deck

But when Airbnb was first getting started in 2008, the founders struggled and would-be investors snubbed their idea.<p>The founders shared their first pitch deck with an MBA student, back when it wanted to be an air mattress rental company. Here's what it looked like:

Startups

Top 10 B&Bs in France to break your motorway journey

Break up the long drive to your French holiday destination with a stop at one of these chic but affordable guesthouses – chosen by Alastair Sawday<p>For more places to stay in France check out our readers’ B&B favourites<p><b>1. Cèdre et Charme, Saint Branchs, Indre-et-Loire</b><p><b>Near Tours and the A10, a major</b> …

France

IDG's Chief Content Officer: Separate Content Marketing From Marketing

Since our first <b>CXOTalk</b> show launched in 2013 with Guy Kawasaki, I have interviewed 12 startup founders/CEOs, 15 Fortune 250 executives, 28 Chief Information Officers, 10 technology analysts including Group Vice Presidents from Gartner and IDC, seven venture capitalists, six bestselling authors, one …