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5 things powerful people never say at work

Powerful people understand that their words carry a lot of weight — so they tend to choose them very carefully at work, and speak in a “healthy way, combining the right blend of confidence and humility,” explains Chris Deaver, an HR business partner at The Walt Disney Company.

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10 ways to develop a mobile roadmap

If you’re just beginning to think about implementing a wide-ranging mobile strategy for your company, here are 10 things to consider.

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How Silicon Valley can kill your startup

The Valley wonder dust has settled, and looking back, I realize that it was actually quite distracting and limiting. In fact, I would argue now that it is the the worst place in the world to run your startup.

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So you want to be a venture capitalist?

With very few job openings a year, landing that dream job in venture can be harder than you think. Here’s some tips to optimize your chances.

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It's time for social media to grow up

Having a Facebook page or Twitter account is like having a telephone or a printer — they are tools that need a purpose. What you do within these social channels counts for everything.

3 ways to make your internship program successful

Many companies approach hiring interns all wrong. Hiring interns for your company means more than just finding someone to get coffee or run errands for full-time employees. Interns can be the future of your company.

HOW TO WIN SXSW — DINOSTYLE

ME, FAKEGRIMLOCK, GREATEST ROBOT STARTUP DINOSAUR OF ALL, GO TO PUNY SXSW, TEACH YOU WAY DO SXSW RIGHT, SO IT ONLY MEDIUM SIZE WASTE OF MONEY!

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How to pitch your startup at conferences

I attended the Launch conference in San Francisco yesterday and saw quite a few pitches. Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs are still making the same mistakes they’ve been making for years.