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Tips for Public Speaking with Confidence

Tips for Public Speaking with Confidence

Public speaking is many people’s worst nightmare. Fortunately, this fear and anxiety can be overcome with practice and a few simple tips to help you feel more comfortable and confident in front of an audience:   AVOID TOO MUCH TECHNICAL JARGON  ...
How to Start your Mornings on the Right Foot

How to Start your Mornings on the Right Foot

The tone of your morning will determine the tone of your day, so it’s time to start planning accordingly. What are some steps you can take to ensure a positive start to your day? Hydrate The benefits of drinking water are plenty, but the benefits of drinking water...
How Reading Affects Your Work

How Reading Affects Your Work

In the past year, about a quarter of American adults did not read even a part of one book. This is an alarming statistic! Why? Reading has so many benefits including many directly related to your job performance. What are those benefits? Fiction Leads to More...
How Robots are Entering the Corporate Finance World

How Robots are Entering the Corporate Finance World

Robots today are commonly used in the automotive and other manufacturing industries on assembly lines. The mechanical devices have also been implemented in medical settings to disinfect areas, monitor patients and perform surgeries. Robotic process automation or RPA...
The Top 3 Ways to Invest in 2018

The Top 3 Ways to Invest in 2018

For those with extra cash on their hands, it’s best to invest it before spending it on nonsensical purchases. Of course, research and analysis is needed first to make the best investment possible for one’s risk tolerance and goals. Potential investors...
How to Improve Your Small Business in 2018

How to Improve Your Small Business in 2018

Starting a small business is difficult for anyone to do. Small business owners have to do a lot of the work themselves, and this can be very taxing on an individual. With all of the different changes taking place in the economy, small business owners need to be...
3 Entrepreneurs To Watch In 2018

3 Entrepreneurs To Watch In 2018

The past few years have seen a surge of startup businesses by young millennials looking to conquer the world. As 2018 begins, we are already seeing go-getters taking their ideas and creating innovative business ideas that could change the world.   With so many...
Chatbots and Customer Service

Chatbots and Customer Service

Every entrepreneur and business owner knows that customer service is key to a lasting and successful project, initiative, or company. Being the department that possibly interacts the most with your audience, it’s highly likely that you have spent countless hours...

A New, Old Trend: The Business Card Is Back

Business cards can play a very important part in any professional’s career. A chance meeting with the CEO of a company you admire or a new connection at a young professional’s mixer, the business card once served as a reminder of your encounter. Soon, however, the...
How To Land A Promotion

How To Land A Promotion

I should preface this by saying there are no shortcuts when trying to get promoted. You absolutely cannot expect to put in half the effort and yield all of the desired results. In fact, in order to stand out from the crowd and make a name for yourself, often times you...