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The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership

<b>By Jack and Suzy Welch</b><p>Being a leader is perhaps the hardest challenge any of us will ever face. No matter how long we work at it, practicing the …

Self-confidence

Improve Your Business Writing

An interview with <b>Bryan Garner</b>, editor in chief of <i>Black’s Law Dictionary</i> and author of the <i>HBR Guide to Better Business Writing</i>.<p>SARAH GREEN: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m Sarah Green. I’m talking today with Bryan Garner, one of the leading authorities on writing, …

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The secret to effective communication | Eelan M

How “Huggable” is your business ? The H in HUG stands for HEAR. In order to HEAR you must first LISTEN. If you have forgotten the art of effective …

Great Business communication Apps for your iPhone & iPad

<b>Communications apps for your Apps for your iPhone & iPad</b> <br>Effective business communications is very important<br>for business today, With the massive …

Apps

Rizki Ferdian on Twitter: "The Top 10 Communication Mistakes Business Owners Make http://t.co/NeDNvoJqH5"

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5 Must-Have Tools for a Killer Presentation

A presentation is one of the best ways to convey ideas, especially for visual learners and thinkers. While many of us grew up creating class …

4 Rules for Boosting Your Creativity

It’s one thing to show a few slides with some bullet points, pictures and graphs; it’s another to give a presentation. Weird, right? That kinda’ …

Infographic: What Does Your Handwriting Say About You?

Personality revealed through penmanship–look out for the loops and lines of a new coworker or love interest.<p>Graphology–the study of handwriting–has long been considered a pseudoscience, in the same family as phrenology (in which a lumpy forehead could mean you’re a psychopath) and astrology (in …

5 Powerful Ways to Open a Presentation

We've all been there before: staring at the glow of your blank computer screen with no idea on how to open or start your talk. For starters, you should never be staring at PowerPoint with no clear objective (that's a conversation for another day), but let's be honest, we've all struggled with the …

5 Powerful Ways to Close a Presentation

We live in a world of judges: You will be judged by each and every person during your next presentation.<p>Sound intimidating? It should be. No one ever said giving presentations is easy. So, how do you minimize the level of judgment that will be placed upon you?<p>For starters, you need to know how to …

7 Ways To Give Presentations That People Actually Care About

No one will be looking at their phones–unless they’re tweeting about how awesome your talk is. Really.<p>When NYU leadership lecturer Helio Fred Garcia wants to gather an audience’s attention, he enlists the most fearsome of allies: The Black Eyed Peas.<p>“At precisely 9 a.m. I touch a button on my …

Five Ways to Change Someone Else's Mind

There are times when you want other people to act or think a certain way - namely, the way you think and act. There's an art to persuasion that …

Psychology

The Secrets Of A Memorable Infographic

New research refutes a common perception about what makes infographics stick in your mind.<p>Human memory is very fallible, but lately cognitive scientists have found that our minds capture much more visual detail in a moment than once believed. A 2008 paper reported that people who saw thousands of …

5 Of The Most–Um, Uh–Common Speaking Mistakes

Sounds like: errors you didn’t know you were making.<p>Public speaking quickly can turn into a disaster, like the wreck that <i>Transformers</i> director Michael Bay got into at the Consumer Electronics Show.<p>But from what <i>Business Insider</i> reports, the most common problems we face with speaking are more of the …

6 Powerful Communication Tips From Some Of The World’s Best Interviewers

Listening intently isn’t just for journalists. Here’s how to sharpen your interviewing skills to get the most out of your connections.<p>Everyone knows that particular feeling of dread that accompanies a lull in conversation at a party, networking event, or even a job interview.<p>You’ve already covered …

10 Most Common Rookie Mistakes in Public Speaking

<i>In this guest post, Terry Gault, Managing Partner and Vice President of The Henderson Group, provides insight into how to become a better presenter</i> …

Ignore the Advice of These 3 People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has one and wishes they didn’t: the unwanted advice-giver who loves to stick his nose where it doesn’t belong and offer his unsolicited opinion. Whether he’s a successful CEO or your brother-in-law, he seems to pop up just when …

6 ways to avoid a common business storytelling blunder

You want a persuasive story with impact, right?<p>So your natural response is to gather all the details you need to paint a vivid picture, add some …

How social enterprises can succeed as businesses

Ten years ago this month I listened to the chief executive of a US non-profit recount the first lesson his boss had taught him: "We are not-for-profit, and that means we are not for loss." In other words, you cannot deliver the social good you want if you do not manage the financial health of your …

Why is communicating about information and data security so difficult? <b>Richard Hunt</b> offers some solutions<p>According to recent research, over a third (38%) of IT professionals believe that collaboration between IT security, risk management and business is poor, non-existent or adversarial. Not only …

Gun Control Lobby Takes Note Of Opposition's Success

For gun control advocates hoping to see federal gun laws tighten after the shootings in Newtown, Conn., 2013 was a disheartening year. A narrow provision to expand background checks failed in the Senate.<p>For gun rights activists, the death of that legislation proved once more their single-issue …

Joe Biden Signals The Obama Administration Has A New, Two-Pronged Approach To Gun Control

Speaking on a call with supporters of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun violence group, Biden said that the U.S. was "on the verge" of requiring universal background checks on all gun purchases, including at private gun shows.<p>There is no evidence to suggest, however, that it would earn …

The great gun control fizzle

Rarely has the political class whipped itself into a lather that has abated so quickly. After the Newtown, Conn., massacre, so many invested so much hope in President Barack Obama’s pledge to “use whatever power this office holds” to pass new gun control laws.<p>The president has certainly done his …

Gun control: Obama set on signing 'strongest' bill as Congress returns

President Barack Obama is set on signing the "strongest bill" possible on gun control, a White House aide said Sunday amid fears of watered down legislation and the jettisoning of universal background checks.<p>Congress is due to return from it spring recess on Monday with debate over America's lax …

Immigration Reform and Gun Legislation Have Very Different 2014 Prospects

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>We've learned when the dormant push for federal action on new gun legislation is to receive its …