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Look great on stage
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It's often said that you look as good as you feel. If you feel terrible, you probably look terrible, and vice versa. One of the easiest ways to feel great on stage when presenting is by looking your best. If you show up looking like a million dollars, you'll feel like a million dollars, which will make your presentation that much better. More

5 steps to better leadership charisma
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Leadership charisma and personal charisma are very different things. They both involve the same kinds of personal attributes — the ability to project confidence, the capacity to engage others, skill in articulating ideas, vision and goals — which may explain why some leaders aim for one when they should be developing the other. More

The most common PowerPoint mistakes
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We've all seen that speaker: The one who flies through 100 PowerPoint slides in 20 minutes. Or the one whose font size is microscopically tiny. Or the one whose slides magically appear with an elaborate whooshing noise. Don't be like that speaker. The following are the five most common PowerPoint mistakes — and how to avoid them. More

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What travel expenses are tax deductible?
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The deadline for filing 2011 income tax returns is two weeks away, and understanding which business travel expenses you can or can't deduct — and having documents to back them up — can earn you a legitimate write-off or save you in case you're audited. More

Keep your employees engaged and passionate
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"What should I do with my life?" is a question many people ask themselves when they hit a crossroads. Author Po Bronson asked the same question and it became a book by that title, filled with stories of individual journeys through jobs, startups and dreams of something better or different. As small business owners, we want to make sure that when employees hit a crossroads we have an answer that keeps them excited to stay at the company. More

The future of meetings
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Technology is the most significant area of change facing the industry. In fact, 18 percent of meeting professionals have already encountered the move to virtual and/or hybrid meetings. New trends present challenges for the industry, but also present opportunities to enhance and extend meetings beyond face value. More

Online reputation management
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You have built your website. You have opened accounts on the various social networking platforms and it has been going well. Now all of a sudden your Marketing Manager — or most likely an intern in your marketing department — has started asking questions about online reputation management. And while it sounds like a mouthful, doing meaningful ORM isn't difficult. More

A crash course in tax deductions
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Tax deductions, and the special rules that apply to them, can be confusing. The important thing for a business owner to recognize is that good recordkeeping will help to optimize your write-offs. More

Marketing to women: 30 stats to know
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Women are earning, spending and influencing spending at a greater rate than ever before — and they account for $7 trillion in consumer and business spending in the United States. But 91 percent of women say that advertisers don't understand them. Recognizing the power and influence of women must be a top priority for marketers if they are going to tap into the market's full potential. The following are 30 surprising stats to help marketers get a handle on this misunderstood demographic. More

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