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"I spent the past month doing something most people dread: networking," says Rachel Gillett (photo, left).
"Columbia Business School research highlights the disconnect between peoples’ own views and their counterparts’ views of their assertiveness—and the impact it can have on negotiations.
Eric Barker (photo, left) discusses tips he learned from former White House staffer and friend, James Waters.
"Having sat through more presentations that we can count and having had to present our own work and ideas throughout the years, we have learnt a lot about what makes you a good presenter and what doesn’t.
Jessica Stillman (photo, left) presents a solution for the "massively overstuffed inbox" courtesy of Brad Feld.
Ashley Fidel (photo, left) has some new opening lines for networkers to consider.
"In her book "301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions," Vicky Oliver says in order to prevail, you need to 'trounce your competition.
"Don’t meet just because you are a group and you’ve “always had a weekly staff meeting.
"You probably have your own verbal tics too.
"Let's say you want to ask your boss for a raise, one that puts you at $100,000," writes Drake Baer (photo, left) in an article at BusinessInsider.
Kathleen Elkins reports on the topic citing the work contained in these two books.
"I went out with a guy based on his use of dashes once.
"You don't have to play by the old rules: This is the digital age.
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"In Brazil and the United States, a firm handshake is expected.
Farhad Manjoo (photo, left) doesn't like it when people put two spaces after a period.
"See the fascinatingly morbid graphic below from Who Is Hosting This?
"There’s plenty advice out there to rehearse what you’re going to say in a job interview: research questions the interviewer might ask, practice your answers, come up with salient questions of your own .
"If you study great CEO communicators such as John Chambers of Cisco or the late Apple founder Steve Jobs, you can glean some helpful tricks," writes George Bell (photo, left).
Bianca Nogrady reports on the topic over at ABC Science (Australian Broadcasting Corporation's online gateway to science).
"The number of unread emails in my inbox recently reached an all-time high," says Jacquelyn Smith of BusinessInsider.
"It’s tempting to simply outsource the blog to an agency and call it a day.
"It turns out that using body language to determine whether somebody is lying is really quite hard.
"When Aaron arrived in Moscow to take charge of the manufacturing plant his Israeli-owned company had just purchased, he expected to settle in quickly," reports Erin Meyer (photo, left) in a piece at BusinessInsider.