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12 Best Motivational Speakers to Capture Your Audience

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / May 11, 2019

Whether you’re looking to engage your audience, employees, customers, or family and friends, it boils down to communication. When you can effectively speak with others, you’re aligning your objectives, goals, and values with theirs. You’re also letting them know why and how they’re important within the bigger picture. Needless to say, this is an important area everyone should strengthen. One of the best ways to achieve this is…

The Secret Benefit of Building Your Company Blog

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / August 2, 2014

Picture your last company party. Where were the IT people? Who were they talking to? What about the sales team? They were most likely hanging out with department friends, or perhaps they were awkwardly chatting with their bosses. The fact is, shoving people from various departments together in a social setting to forge relationships and improve communication just doesn’t work. People from different departments usually aren’t close friends…

The Eight Secrets To Managing A Totally Virtual Team

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / April 4, 2014

Managing a team always has its challenges, more so when you’re taking the non-traditional route with a virtual workforce. All challenges have solutions though, so you need not fret. Virtual project management is still relatively new so you’ll probably learn more and even better ways of handling a virtual team as you go along. Then again, it never hurts to start off on the right foot. These secrets…

Are You Making These 6 Critical Communication Mistakes?

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / February 26, 2014

Being able to communicate is foundational skill for anyone that wants to have healthy relationships, romantic, professional, friendly, or otherwise. But unfortunately, communication is a double-edged sword. You can either use it to build wonderful relationships, or you can use it destroy them. It all depends on how use your communication. Below are few common mistakes that people make when communicating with others. I’m not perfect. I’ve made…

Top 10 Communication Apps for 2014

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / February 13, 2014

There are many communications apps available in 2014. Here are some of the best of those apps that are free to use. As mobile and PC technology continues to advance at a stellar rate, hundreds of communications apps and software packages are continually developed to offer users more rewarding and effective communications solutions. Communications are an integral part of everyday life, and an important factor in the business…

5 Things All Great Leaders Have in Common

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / October 11, 2013

When it comes to achieving business success, most people think it is mostly because of the strategy that the business comes up with. Strategy is one part of a whole range of reasons but not the only reason for success. There are a lot of things that amount to the success of an organization, and leadership without a doubt is one of the main reasons for this success.…

5 Steps to Building a Culture of Communication

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / August 27, 2013

I’m a communicator. It doesn’t really matter if it’s good or bad, I just have some mechanism in my brain that fires off when I believe communication is necessary. It’s irresistible. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. According to this great post in Psychology Today, one key step in effective communication is to “say what you mean and mean what you say. Be direct and honest; don’t dance…

The Art of Writing for Your Global Audience

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 1, 2013

These days, business is global.  If you truly want to be competitive, you’re going to have to embrace the global community.  This involvement can range from hiring a virtual assistant to collaborating with a foreign associate. As a young entrepreneur, you are very interested in making a name for yourself, branding your business, and making valuable contacts.  You want to know how to determine your target audience and…

The Key to Good Communication

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / March 27, 2011

A good friend of mine once asked me if I was “arguing to be right, or trying to be understood?” I ask myself that often – not because I argue a lot – but to remind myself that the key to good communication is listening to what people have to say, not telling them what you need or think you need to say. Communication isn’t a one-way street…

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