Michiel Kleijn

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How to Turn an Idea into an Income Stream in 5 Clear Steps | Inc.com

In today's world, a single income is an antiquated idea.<p>Dorie Clark, adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and author of the book "Entrepreneurial You", sums up the reason why <i>multiple</i> income streams should be the norm.<p><i>"Everybody knows if you have</i> …

Business Strategy

Mark Cuban Says Sales is the Key to Success in Any Field. Studies Say Focus on this 1 Thing to Improve Instantly | Inc.com

Not too long ago, Mark Cuban was asked on the podcast,<i>How I Built This, on</i> what he would do if he had to start all over again from scratch. "I would get a job as a bartender at night and a sales job during the day," he responded.<p>According to Cuban, sales is the foundation for success in any …

Body Language

11 places to learn public-speaking skills for free

And yet public speaking is still the top phobia, affecting more people than fears of spiders, heights, darkness and even death.<p>That's right, death.<p>If you're one of those people who would rather curl up in a ball and simply die than speak in front of a crowd, you definitely need to check out these …

A guide to designing and giving perfect presentations

Seventy-five percent of people have anxiety over public speaking, an infographic from The Business Backer says.<p>Additionally, 75 percent of people who …

How to write the perfect wedding toast

Ever find yourself wondering how <i>Bazaar</i> brides (or any brides for that matter) do it? Planning a wedding, evolving your relationship as it transitions …

How to Create a Presentation in Less Than 30 Minutes That Will Wow Your Audience | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>How can you take the America’s number one fear--public speaking--and make it even scarier? Oh I know! By adding in almost no time to prepare.<p>And who would do such a thing? Oh, just …

Public Speaking

How to Give a Data-Heavy Presentation

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Data storytelling has become a powerful part of the communications toolkit, allowing both journalists and marketers to communicate key messages by using data and data visualization to drive articles, blog posts, and reports. But the power of data storytelling isn’t limited to written …

99 Problems and Public Speaking Ain’t One

How a high school Hip Hop class helped me get over my fear of public speaking.<p>As a youngster I was usually the shy kid that kept to himself and would …

3 Unusual Ways to Become a Better Storyteller

Storytelling is one of the most useful skills in today’s world.<br>You don’t have to be a drunk fuddy-duddy snoring in the recliner, starting with…<br>“When …

The world’s biggest fear

Hans Rosling: Upgrading our worldview via data visualization

Data and information are not inherently boring. The key is to select the appropriate (and accurate) data to support your message. Yet, it also …

Data Visualization

Watch This Video Essay On How Film Editing Creates The “Oh F**k” Moment

Some directors say a movie is written three times: on the page, on the day of filming, and in the editing bay. That third time matters a lot more than casual moviegoers might think, and a new video explains why–with an emphasis on so-called “oh f**k moments.”<p>Created by YouTube movie obsessives …

How an Accounting Firm Convinced Its Employees They Could Change the World

It’s a fabled story about a janitor’s exchange with President Kennedy during the early days of NASA: “What do you do?” the president supposedly asked the man with a broom during a visit to Cape Canaveral. “Well, Mr. President, I’m helping to put a man on the moon.”<p>This meeting may not have actually …

Five Bad Working Habits I Kicked For A Better Work Ethic

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Being a 20-something in the “professional world” for a few years now I’ve come to learn that in business, there’s no room for slacking off! There’s …

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How to Give a Killer Presentation

A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from …

In Big Data, Preparing the Data is Most of the Work

Big Data

Communication lessons from Frank Sinatra, 1963

The legendary Frank Sinatra (1915–1998) can teach us a thing or two about engaging an audience. I stumbled upon this 1963 Playboy interview with …

10 tips for Improving Your Presentations Today

A couple of years ago, I was asked back to the TEDxKyoto stage to give a few words regarding tips from storytelling as they relate to modern …

Comment on Multi-Channel Attribution Modeling: The Good, Bad and Ugly Models by Avinash Kaushik

<font color=blue><b>Mireia: </b></font>Please see my macro thinking on early touch points in the <a …

Machine Learning

Leveraging BrightEdge for Content Performance Marketing

Developing your brand’s content to reach your target market may seem like a daunting challenge, especially if you’re beginning at the beginning. …

Marketing

5 Skills You Must Acquire Before You Can Lead

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I often help others find ways to "level up" in their lives and start moving toward their passions. One surefire way that I've found to increase anyone's forward momentum is developing the individual's leadership potential.<p>But it takes …

“Speaking Bad”: Eight Tips from “Breaking Bad”

My daughter Alex had been raving about <i>Breaking Bad</i> for months. “Dad, you have to watch this show; it’s the best series I’ve ever seen,” she kept …

Richard Feynman on the Scientific Method (in 1 minute)

There is not a device invented that can measure the joy I have in watching a Richard Feynman lecture. The man was not only a brilliant, Nobel Prize …

8 Simple Steps to Create a Powerful Presentation

This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>We’ve all attended a training session or meeting where we sat quietly and stared at slides while listening to a presenter drone on about this and that.<p>For the presenter, it was more important to get through their slides than engage with the group. The …

Why Your Analytics are Failing You

Many organizations investing millions in big data, analytics, and hiring quants appear frustrated. They undeniably have more and even better data. Their analysts and analytics are first-rate, too. But managers still seem to be having the same kinds of business arguments and debates — except with …

The Interview: Your Most Important Presentation

You may not think of an interview as a presentation, mostly because there are usually only two people in the room. Nevertheless, the very same rules that make for great presenters and presentations hold true for great interviews (and thus, great results.)<p>Let’s begin with the importance of <b>be</b>ing <b>YOU</b>. …

What Social Media Analytics Can't Tell You

#sxsw #smdata<p>Social media analytics can help you understand the active members of your social media audience, but what about the people who aren't …

Presentation Skills Considered Harmful

There is no cure for presentation stage fright. You can reduce the symptoms with beta blockers, but when the drugs wear off, you're still… <i>you</i>. You're …