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How to Get (and Keep) Someone's Attention with a Great Story. Yours.

March 21, 2018 - 5:30am
What's my story? I don't know. Many days, I wrack my brain for interesting, instructive stories of things I've seen or done and come up with nothing. Recognizing, practicing, telling and retelling your own stories is a great way to capture and keep someone's attention. Here's how to notice more and refine your storytelling skills.

4 Ways to Set Up a New Hire For Failure

March 21, 2018 - 5:30am
You just dropped thousands of dollars on your new hire. Employees are relieved you've filled the position. Here's how to screw it up and go back to square one.

Why Duke's Coach K Runs His Brand Like Steve Jobs

March 21, 2018 - 5:00am
Whether it's carrying a clipboard or tilting laptops at an exact angle, Apple and Duke basketball find success in caring for the details.

How 5 Founders Realized It Was Time to Invest in HR

March 21, 2018 - 2:30am
Founders of America's fastest-growing companies share their secrets.

WhatsApp's Co-Founder Just Disrespected Mark Zuckerberg in the Worst Way Possible. Here's Why That Was a Bad Move

March 21, 2018 - 1:45am
Brian Acton of WhatsApp just burned the biggest bridge of a lifetime by disrespecting Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg--four years after Facebook bought WhatsApp for $16 billion.

Stop What You're Doing and Check These Facebook Privacy Settings on Your Facebook Account. I Was Truly Stunned By Mine

March 20, 2018 - 11:07pm
It's not quite panic time, but most people will be surprised by just how many apps they've given permission to access their data.

Food Lion and Pizza Hut Turn March Madness Into Slam-Dunk Ad Campaigns

March 20, 2018 - 10:19pm
When you think of sports and ad campaigns, the Super Bowl is probably the first event that comes to mind. However, March Madness is a great advertising opportunity, too. See how these two brands are using it to their advantage.

Facebook Keeps Telling Us It's Too Big. Maybe It's Time to Listen

March 20, 2018 - 6:46pm
If Facebook treated data like McDonald's treats hamburger patties, we'd all be a lot better off.

7 Disciplines That Will Make You Street Smart in Business--and Bring Back the Fun

March 20, 2018 - 6:30pm
What does it mean to be street smart in business? Find out what investors look for, and what successful entrepreneurs have found.

Parkland Students Can School Us in Public Relations

March 20, 2018 - 5:44pm
How they've gotten their message out ahead of their `March for Our Lives.'

Thinking About Hiring Freelancers? Know These 7 Pros and Cons

March 20, 2018 - 5:40pm
Considering hiring freelancers for your business? Here are the things to know before doing so.

McDonald's Stunning New Greenhouse Gas Strategy Will Completely Change the Future of Fast Food

March 20, 2018 - 5:10pm
In the United States alone, McDonald's sells more than 1 billion pounds of beef and more than 500 million cups of coffee each year.

Why the Death of Toys R Us is a Good Thing (Maybe Even the Best of Things)

March 20, 2018 - 4:33pm
The low-wage, retail-driven economy exemplified by Toys 'R' Us is a bad thing for communities and consumers.

The Meal-Kit Company HelloFresh Buys Green Chef

March 20, 2018 - 3:52pm
The Meal-Kit Company HelloFresh Buys Green Chef

Unbelievably, Bitcoin is Still on Track to Hit a Million Dollars by 2021

March 20, 2018 - 3:30pm
The cryptocurrency's biggest fans think it still has room to grow, and is on schedule to get there despite recent setbacks.

Shopper Research Shows Millennials Trust Influencers Less and Less 

March 20, 2018 - 3:15pm
What you need to know about micro influence, from both sides of the aisle, and why we need more than numbers and authenticity to get results and get past the growing skepticism.

Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Is Reportedly Under Federal Investigation for Its Data Sharing Policies

March 20, 2018 - 2:26pm
A data analytics firm with ties to the Trump campaign had access to user data from 50 million Facebook users, most of whom did not consent to the usage.

The Key to Building a Great Team? Hire, Train, and Get Out of Their Way

March 20, 2018 - 2:19pm
Building a great team means empowering them to make their own decisions

Workers Are Allergic to Robots and AI, Says New Research

March 20, 2018 - 2:09pm
A hidden cost of reducing your labor force might be making workers sicker from fear.