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Filling Pieces Introduces Its Elegant New Sneaker, the Low Legacy Arch Runner

Combining luxury and style.<p>Dutch footwear line Filling Pieces has just unveiled the first images of its newest sneaker, the Low Legacy Arch Runner. …

9 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

And it's never too early to start.<p>To help you reach the seven-figure mark by 30, we rounded up nine pieces of advice from people who became millionaires at a young age, as well as those who have studied hundreds of self-made millionaires.<p>We can't <i>guarantee</i> millionaire status, but doing these things …

Self-improvement

A former McKinsey partner says a 5-minute exercise every Friday can make you more successful at work

Not all of your work accomplishments will be recognized, and it can be awkward trying to draw attention to those that went unnoticed.<p>But there's a simple weekly exercise that can help you win more recognition in the workplace, even if you have an aversion to office politics, says Sevenshift CEO, …

Startups

A common job-interview question about money is a trap, and you should never answer it directly

One of the most awkward questions you can be asked in a job interview is <b>"What are your salary requirements?"</b> or <b>"How much are you making in your current job?"</b><p>As in many uncomfortable situations, your immediate reaction may be to immediately give an answer, stating how much you make and then …

Career Development

A world champion of public speaking uses this 5-step process to prepare for presentations

It doesn't matter if you're shy and soft-spoken or brimming with confidence and energy — if you don't prepare properly for a presentation, you're not going to connect with your audience.<p>To help you out, Business Insider asked the 2014 Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking, …

Public Speaking

7 brilliant ways to start any presentation

When we speak, we have about 60 seconds to capture our audience's attention, establish credibility, orient them to our topic, and motivate them to listen, says Darlene Price, president of Well Said Inc., and author of "Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results."<p>If you waste those …

Public Speaking

16 hot UK fintech startups that could one day be worth $1 billion

Many lenders are losing business to more innovative and customer-focused startups offering cheaper, quicker, online services.<p>London is leading the way in Europe, with two fintech startups there already reaching "unicorn" status — the coveted $1 billion (£650 million) valuation. They are …

Small Business

The Most Powerful Lesson I’ve Ever Learned In Business

How to lead by first principles when everything is at stake<p>One morning in the depths of the 2001/2002 recession, a decision was looming large at a …

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the World Championship of Public Speaking

On Aug. 23, Sri Lankan human resources consultant Dananjaya Hettiarachchi was crowned the World Champion of Public Speaking by Toastmasters International. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and eight other …

Public Speaking