Communications - Page: 24

5 Must-Have Skills of Intrapreneurs Inside Their Grown-Up Startups

Great entrepreneurs don't have to sell and start over once their businesses hit it big. Instead, they can transform themselves into intrapreneurs.

Boland Jones

· 4 min read

An Expert's Guide to Steering a Conversation

If a discussion is not proceeding along a productive line for you, here's how to subtly redirect it. (Avoid hijacking it at all costs.)

Bill McGowan

· 4 min read

The Art of Business Pitching Has Changed. Are You on Board?

Presentations are changing, becoming more visual, but the pictures can't do all the talking. Early sales figures speak strongly to investors.

Tim Berry

· 5 min read

Getting the Most From Your Startup's Board of Directors

Forming a board of directors is no easy feat. So don't waste this precious resource, milk it for all its worth.

David Chait

· 5 min read

The One Word Leaders Should Stop Using

A corporate consultant warns about the disastrous effects of overuse of a very common qualifier.

SharĂ­ Alexander

· 5 min read

In This Smartphone-Obsessed World, He Who Communicates Best With His Customer Wins

Customers expect better communication from brands than ever. Most businesses, though, are not keeping up.

Catherine Clifford

· 4 min read

One Excuse You Should Never Give Your Employees

Business owners should always avoid making excuses, but business coach Lindsay Broder says this one can really annoy your staff.

Jason Fell

How You Can Say 'No' Like a Pro

There is always a reason for deciding not to do something. Here's some advice on how to say no without feeling guilty about it.

Jeff Shuey

· 4 min read

Do This, Don't Do That: Why You Should Avoid Mixed Messages at Work

Poor communication is blamed for most workplace ills. Good leaders should stop it in its tracks.

Skip Weisman

· 3 min read

Why Dumbing Down Your Message Isn't Dumb

Often executives think its impressive to spew out jargon, technical words and high-level chatter. But often, people miss the point and the message.

Andy Craig and Dave Yewman

· 3 min read

The One Tool You Need for Success? A Mirror.

The hardest thing to do is to take an honest look at yourself, warts and all. But it is vital for the success of your business.

Lindsay Broder

· 5 min read

7 Idioms Almost Everyone Gets Wrong

The English language changes constantly, but sometimes it retains sayings that use words and meanings that have fallen out of favor. That leads to inadvertent mistakes.

Matt Wilson

· 4 min read