Category Archive for "Industry News"

10 business-etiquette rules you’re probably breaking

  When you think of the word etiquette, you might be imagining a “Miss Manners” book from the 1950s.Proper business etiquette, however, is about much more than using the right salad fork.Etiquette might seem old-fashioned, but it’s also an essential…

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Become a Fantastic Listener With These 9 Techniques

Not long ago I was reflecting on a conversation that I had with my spouse. I thought that I had not been a very good listener in a conversation that we had about an hour earlier. Knowing that she was…

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4 Visualization Techniques That Can Propel Your Success

Seeing your future with the mind’s eye is an important step in determining how you will achieve your goals.   I strongly believe in the power of visualization. We must “see that image” in our mind before we ever venture…

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9 signs people see you as a great leader

  In the movies, amazing leaders can frequently be seen making life-changing speeches — sometimes whilst riding a horse back and forth before a mass of armored, sword-wielding soldiers. In real life, leadership is a much quieter trait. In fact,…

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What type of entrepreneur are you? (Quiz)

When it comes to entrepreneurship, there is no one- size-fits-all because entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes. Anyone can be an entrepreneur, but how and when you strike gold boils down to who you are. Like it or not, your…

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Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Oprah Winfrey All Use the 5-Hour Rule

  In the article “Malcolm Gladwell Got Us Wrong,” the researchers behind the 10,000-Hour Rule set the record straight: Different fields require different amounts of deliberate practice in order for someone to become world-class. If 10,000 hours isn’t an absolute rule…

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8 Habits of Considerate People

  Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once said, “Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.” It’s true. Being kind and considerate softens people and makes them malleable to your way of thinking. But I see another meaning there, too….

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11 horrible body language habits that are hard to quit, but you’ll be glad you did

  It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. It’s an old cliché, but it’s true. That’s why body language is such a crucial part of communicating. The way you act can warp the entire meaning of what…

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12 things you say that can immediately disqualify you in a job interview

  Nobody’s perfect. You could be pro at job interviews, but there’s always a chance you’ll say something a bit off. That won’t necessarily sink your candidacy, though. Your qualifications and endearing personality might just carry you over. That is,…

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Africa tour tracks tech’s growing interests on the continent

fter a surprise Nigeria visit to meet with techies in Lagos, Mark Zuckerberg took his Africa tour to Kenya this Thursday. There the Facebook CEO visited the iHub innovation space, reviewed the BRCK mobile Wi-Fi device, had lunch with Kenyan ICT…

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