Communication

Woo a crowd with a splash of emotion

July 29, 2016
In 2007, Scott Harrison founded a nonprofit to fund water projects in the developing world. Within six years, he raised over $100 million.

Conquer speaking fear in baby steps

July 28, 2016
Top marketing consultant, Yaro Starak, figured out a unique way to attack his fear of public speaking.

Twitter-dee and dum back to basics

July 22, 2016
Last time, we gave you a midlevel guide to leadership strategy on Twitter. This time we’re going back to basics.

Don’t let a cocksure attitude blow it

July 5, 2016
As a top Caltech student, Adam Steltzner arrived to an interview with confidence, but ended up coming off as cocky.

What constitutes productive work?

June 24, 2016
Are you productive? Many leaders introduce an irrational element into their thinking about whether they’re working smart.

8 phrases that instantly convince people to follow you

June 24, 2016

Not everyone is a brilliant orator, but it only takes a few words—precisely timed and honestly delivered—to truly command attention and respect. Here are eight phrases totaling less than 40 words. Use them and you’ll stick in people’s minds long after you’ve left the room.

This is what millennials want

June 22, 2016
If you still think boomers run the culture, think again. Millennials rule.

How Nike let Stephen Curry slip away to Under Armour

June 13, 2016
In 2013, Nike flubbed a meeting to renew its sponsorship contract with Stephen Curry.

Pro tips for getting more done

June 9, 2016
A New York Times reporter had won a Pulitzer Prize and his first book was a best-seller, yet he wondered how some of his peers achieved even more.

Why Andy Grove was such a tech master

May 26, 2016
Cerebral executives pride themselves on their objectivity. They like to think that they can push aside emotion and confront challenges with fact-filled clarity.