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10 American Industries That Are Going To Boom In The Next Decade

A new data release from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals which industries are going to grow the fastest between 2012 and 2022. Health care and technology, already giants today, are expected to keep up their rapid growth over the next decade. At the same time, manufacturing is expected to …

26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known At 20

Etienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when he was starting into a presentation posted to SlideShare. With his permission we're posting it here.

22 Brilliant Insights On How To Succeed In Business From T. Boone Pickens

In fact, the 85 year-old energy tycoon/author of "The First Billion Is The Hardest" has a ton of catchy/easy to remember phrases about life and business.<p>They're affectionately referred to by his family and staff members as "Boone-isms."<p>We've compiled some of his business Boone-isms in the slides …

3 Clever Ways To Promote Yourself

The cleverest self-promoters know that, and have an ingenious way of subtly making themselves look good: by praising others. In a recent post on LinkedIn, leadership expert Jeff Haden writes that the best way to strengthen your personal image is by helping those around you succeed.<p>Haden suggests …

7 High School Lessons That Still Apply In The Workplace

High school can teach us plenty of lessons about how to win friends and influence people professionally. Here are seven shining examples that prove what goes on in high school hallways isn't that different from what's happening around the water cooler.<p>Whether it was walking through the front doors …

9 Ways To Sound Like You Know What You're Talking About

Luckily for the not-so-natural speakers among us (in other words, most of us), speech coaches say the most important presentation skills can be learned. From slowing down the pace of speech to eliminating pesky "ums" and "ers," there are plenty of tricks for speaking with aplomb in front of an …

Public Speaking

3 Key Marketing Lessons From ESPN And Nate Silver

A real-time primer was available to anybody who tuned to ESPN for the 2014 World Cup draw recently. For those of you who aren't soccer aficionados, the drawing determined which teams will play which next summer in Brazil. For ESPN, it also served as an opportunity to showcase the forthcoming work …

5 Secrets To Being Persuasive

Whether you're selling a project, managing a team, or pitching a new idea, knowing how to persuade others is often essential to your success. If you can manage it without seeming pushy, that's even better. Katya Andresen, the new CEO of education network ePals, outlines five ways to do just that in …

How Successful People Make The Most Of Their Weekends

Over the course of our lives, we only get a few thousand weekends. The most successful people know better than to squander them by laying around or scrubbing the floors.<p>In her book, "What The Most Successful People Do On The Weekend," time management expert Laura Vanderkam outlines how to make the …

Time Management

Competitiveness And Overconfidence Help Explain Why Men Earn More Than Women

That's true even when you control for demographic differences, such as the income and education of people's parents, and is consistent among high ability people.<p>Differences in expectations, competitiveness, and negotiation tactics help explain that persistent gap, according to a new paper by …

The 9 Most Common Mistakes Of First-Time Entrepreneurs

Unfortunately for many, the failure rate is extremely high — generally 50% to 70% of small businesses fail within the first 18 months. To learn from those who've been in the trenches, we combed through a recent Quora thread that asks: "What are the most common mistakes first-time entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship

6 Habits Of Resilient People

What makes some people persevere through trying circumstances while others begin flailing at the first sign of crisis? Understanding the key qualities of resilient people is the first step to cultivating that bounce-back quality in yourself.<p>On April Fool’s Day 2011, I was unexpectedly diagnosed …

7 Ways You Should Improve Your Communication This Year

Now that you’ve made resolutions to make yourself a better person, it’s time to think about how you can make your marketing more audience-centered in 2014.<p>As everyone enters 2014 with fresh perspective and, hopefully, a rejuvenated sense of enthusiasm for “what could be” with their profession, New …