The session started off like every other university class. A series of dull announcements about upcoming events, delivered by a teaching assistant with a bit of an impatient edge, set the stage [...]
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Check out the team from Brigham Young University, the first-place winner for the 2015 Rice Business Plan Competition: KiLife Tech and their product, the Kiband, made a strong impression on the [...]
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No matter how good your ideas are, people are always going to object to change. Here's how to overcome the most common objections, and move forward in your career, your business and your life.
There's a psychology behind a great presentation. Go beyond the material, and consider these tips for your next great presentation.
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