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12 Phrases that Will Make Your Audience Put Down Their Cell Phones and Pay Attention to You

May 2nd, 2018 |

  Whether you’re pitching a potential funder, lobbying your boss, or delivering a conference keynote, you need to find a way to cut through your audience’s distractions to make sure your message registers.   Click here for 12 phrases that will catch your listeners’ ears, and keep their attention long enough for you to share your … Continue reading 12 Phrases that Will Make Your Audience Put Down Their Cell Phones and Pay Attention to You

7 Steps for Using Technology to Fuel Business Success

May 1st, 2018 |

Each week, more than 300,000 pieces of malware are released. Headlines about new ransomware or other cyberattacks or data breaches seem to break every day.The good news is that a collection of simple tools and practices can help keep your business both secure and productive.   Click here to use these seven tips get more … Continue reading 7 Steps for Using Technology to Fuel Business Success

Stark Office Suites: Mount Kisco

April 24th, 2018 |

Nestled in a quiet, wooded setting, enjoy all the benefits of a sophisticated corporate presence without the pressure. Our high-end Mt. Kisco suites feature spacious offices, premium conference facilities and the latest technological infrastructure as well as ample free parking and all the amenities for which Stark Office Suites is renowned.  

You’ll Need 6 Super Important Skills to Succeed as a Leader in the Age of Machines, Says Research

April 19th, 2018 |

If you’ve ever wondered what truly worries today’s C-level executives, look no further than the Global Leadership Forecast 2018, a massive study produced as a collaboration between DDI, The Conference Board, and EY.   Drilling down to what keeps them up at night, more than 1,000 executives worldwide identified the issues they expect to command their attention in the coming year. The biggest … Continue reading You’ll Need 6 Super Important Skills to Succeed as a Leader in the Age of Machines, Says Research

3 New Ways Social Media is Going to Impact Your Career in the Near Future

April 18th, 2018 |

  Like radio and TV, the use of new technologies evolves. We’re in the middle of a major shift in how we use social media. The huge firestorm around Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and our privacy is a watershed moment that will shift how we engage with social media. But, many other factors are in play.   Click here to … Continue reading 3 New Ways Social Media is Going to Impact Your Career in the Near Future

Networking Emails Are Tricky. Here Are 3 Easy Steps to Make the Right Introduction

April 10th, 2018 |

  At the foundation of business, no matter what industry you work in, are people and connections. Introductions and facilitating connections are a core part of the corporate world. We would all be nowhere without our business relationships.   Whether you are on the receiving end or you are the one facilitating a business introduction, there are … Continue reading Networking Emails Are Tricky. Here Are 3 Easy Steps to Make the Right Introduction

3 Easy Steps to Make Your Salespeople More Effective

April 4th, 2018 |

  As a founder, your job is to give every team member the tools and resources they need to be successful on their own. Building a great sales team comes down to asking yourself what you can do to empower them to make smart decisions on their own.   For sales teams, especially, founders are notorious for … Continue reading 3 Easy Steps to Make Your Salespeople More Effective

The 5 Most Important Negotiation Skills You Must Master

March 29th, 2018 |

  Think of all the times in your business week you negotiate:  with new hires and existing employees; with sales prospects and long-term clients; with vendors and suppliers. If you’re a business owner or leader, you need to know how to negotiate. This is non-negotiable.   Click here to read the five most important negotiation skills … Continue reading The 5 Most Important Negotiation Skills You Must Master

7 Harsh Truths That Will Improve Your Leadership Skills Overnight

March 28th, 2018 |

  If you find yourself in the precarious position of wondering “where do I stand as a leader,” at some point you must face some brutal truths about what it takes to motivate and inspire on a human, emotional, and psychological level.   Click here to take your leadership skills to the next level, again.

5 Tips to Maximize Public Speaking Opportunities

March 22nd, 2018 |

  Public speaking isn’t for everyone. Even for those of us who enjoy it, presenting in front of an audience presents regular stumbling blocks. Just ask Warren Buffet, who overcame stage fright early in his career.   The rewards of public speaking engagements can far outweigh the challenges, particularly as it significantly accelerates the exposure of a … Continue reading 5 Tips to Maximize Public Speaking Opportunities

5 Calendar Hacks to Save 5 Hours Every Week

March 20th, 2018 |

  Everyone is busy these days, but entrepreneurs might take the cake as the busiest people on the planet. There is, however, a difference between being busy and being productive. ​Pro tip: You want to be the latter. Click here to read more!

5 Easy Ways to Attract More Website Traffic

March 13th, 2018 |

  If one of your goals this year is to create a website, it goes without saying that you want it to attract visitors. Whether you started the new year with a new business venture or got around to kicking off a blog in 2018, finally getting your idea out into the world is a … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Attract More Website Traffic