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10 Things Your Audience Hates About Your Presentation

From SlideShare

#1 - Long Introductions 

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How To Build a Business That Lasts 100 Years

From TED

Join strategist Martin Reeves as he shares startling statistics about shrinking corporate life spans and explains how executives can apply six principles from living organisms to build resilient businesses that flourish in the face of change. View Video

3 Techniques to Calm Yourself Before that Big Speech


If delivering a presentation gives you the jitters, the willies or the dreaded heebie-jeebies, try these scientific approaches to chilling out so you can wow your audience. Read More

50 Horrible Cliches You Need to Stop Writing and Saying Right Now


Here's a look at the most annoying phrases and words being used at work, according to the following infographic. Read More

Every Product Is a Commodity

From Tom Reilly

All products are the same, except for the ways in which they are different.

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Do You Understand the Credit Department's Role in Cash to Cash Cycle?

From the Credit Management Association 

A company’s cash flow is dependent on a lot more than just credit policies and collections. Read More

The Advance Store Is Open

Advance Components has launched a newly redesigned website and online store. Read More 

To Innovate, Think Like a 19th Century Barn-Raiser

From Harvard Business Review

Barn-raising can serve as a model for successful new value creation in today’s hyper-connected world. Read More

Five Ways To Make Your Office Happier

From Fast Company Magazine

Employees who are thanked for a job well done are more engaged, plus expressing gratitude to others makes us happier. Read More

Five Jobs That Will Be Hardest To Fill in 2025

From Fast Company Magazine

Over the next decade, the country will experience a labor shortage that will disproportionately affect some industries and professions. Read More

To Foster Innovation, Connect Coworkers Who Share Aspirations

From Harvard Business Review

Communities of aspiration: What are they? Why are they necessary to make the workplace more productive, powerful, and innovative? Read More

Annual Performance Reiviews: The Down Side of Dumping Them

From Work That Matters

Getting rid of an annoying process is only half the battle. Read More

EU "Political Understanding" Reached on Conflict Minerals Law

From Lawrence Heim

As we understand it, this means that the relevant political entities have agreed upon high level legal principles for the conflict minerals requirements for covered businesses in Europe. Read More

Tom Peters Wants You To Read

From Strategy+Business

The legendary management guru believes burying your nose in a book can be the most effective strategy for succeeding in business. Read More

Do You Want Feedback or Validation?

From Tom Reilly

“I want the truth.”

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Stop Cutting Your Price

From Tom Reilly

Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind. Rudyard Kipling

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The Unexpected Benefit of Celebrating Failure

From TED2016

The secret to creating an organization where people feel comfortable working on big, risky projects and exploring audacious ideas. Read More

Our Biggest Blindspots as CEOs


As CEO, you’re somehow both the total insider and the total outsider at the same time. In some ways you’re at the center of the organization. In other contexts, you’re like the last person to know anything. Read More

Four Tips for Stronger Senior Management Teams

From Work XO

Senior management teams are sort of like people: no two are exactly alike, though they share a lot of common characteristics. Read More

How To Hire For Cultural Fit

From Officevibe

The perfect hire is someone who is excited about your company’s goals – the kind of person that will go the extra mile when it’s required. Not the person who will complain when the have to work the occasional Saturday to get a project over the line. Read More