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4 Strategies Startups Can Use To Build Credibility

John Rampton | Posted 06.27.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Startups can have a hard time building credibility because they are so new. If you want to increase your chances for long-term success as a new business, you need to find ways to build credibility. Here are four strategies that can help.

These 13 Bad Speaking Habits Are Killing Your Credibility

Larry Kim | Posted 05.03.2016 | Business
Larry Kim

Stop sabotaging your presentations and pitches with these speaking mistakes. We've all been there, sitting in an audience listening to a speaker drone on and on, oblivious to the lack of engagement from the audience. Are you guilty of these bad habits?

Be the Person Everyone Respects

Gina DeLapa | Posted 05.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gina DeLapa

You don't have to hold a certain degree or title to gain respect -- it's mostly a matter of carrying yourself with class. Here are six reminders to keep you going strong.

The Double Vision of Blind Faith

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Faith is blind when we believe in something unseen without any or sufficient evidence. Underlying many of our actions is our belief that it will lead ...

Six Surefire Ways to Kill Your Professional Credibility

Quora | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
Quora

What mistakes do people make that hurt their professional credibility? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling q...

Be More Valued & Visible by Being Frequently Quoted

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.12.2016 | Impact
Kare Anderson

Are you quotAble? Or do people stop listening before you stop talking? Being heard and frequently quoted is essential to attracting more opportunities...

The Five Biggest Mistakes You Can Make On Your Resume

Quora | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business
Quora

What mistakes do people make that hurt their professional credibility? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling q...

The Paradox of Knowledge

Rob Jolles | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business
Rob Jolles

In real estate, they say the three most important factors are location, location, location. In public speaking, the three most important factors may very well be preparation, preparation, preparation.

7 Behaviors Top Business Leaders Share That Turn Up the Accountability Dial Inside Their Companies

David Finkel | Posted 11.11.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Great businesses are built on teams that take full ownership of individual responsibilities. Too many businesses let people slide by partially doing ...

9 Ways to Strengthen and Protect Your Online Credibility

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

You may not realize it but if you are engaged in social media you are building a reputation. In fact you are quite possibly building one that will last a lifetime.

How To Attract Important People On Your Side And Get Their Full Support

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Dragos Bratasanu

Nobody in this world is unapproachable but in order to attract important people on your side, you need to do two important things: go above the line of super-credibility with your idea and create a great context to invite them in.

Brian Willams and the Flip Wilson Defense

Jim Moret | Posted 06.21.2016 | Media
Jim Moret

I watched Brian Williams' interview with Matt Lauer hoping to hear, once and for all, a contrite admission that Williams lied to us all. Repeatedly. And that he was deeply sorry for losing our trust. Expectations were high to say the least.

Marilyn Mosby: America's Newest Rosa Parks

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 05.12.2016 | Black Voices
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

She's the voice of a generation, my generation who desperately needs to be heard. My generation is excited to see Marilyn Mosby front and center because she helps dispel the myth that Millennials don't recognize the importance of fighting for civil justice.

The State Bar of California Intends on Silencing Its Members

Mark Baer | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics
Mark Baer

If the Bar does decide to require certain disclaimers in lawyer blogs, how does that impact previously published blogs over which the attorney does not have editorial control?

Does Your Body Language Create Trust?

Dianna Booher | Posted 05.03.2015 | Business
Dianna Booher

To make sure your body language reflects trust or to increase trust with clients and coworkers, keep these tips in mind.

The Difference Between Brian Williams and Obama: We Can't Suspend Obama

Ronald A. Lindsay | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics
Ronald A. Lindsay

The reaction to Brian Williams's misstatements is striking considering the relatively muted response to the recent revelation that President Obama lied during the 2008 campaign regarding his position on same-sex marriage.

Where Are You Walter Cronkite?

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 04.14.2015 | Media
Chris Komisarjevsky

It would seem that the fall of Brian Williams is a tragic tale of style over substance. Ego and the temptation to embellish for talk show chit-chat won out over the simple truth. And with really nothing to be gained by tales of RPGs and a floating body. But everything to be lost. Especially trust.

Brian Williams, NBC, Social Media, PR and Branding

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

I am not ready to conclude, as some have, that the new media age offers a free pass on traditional media ethics and credibility. If anything, our social media age demands higher standards of transparency, authenticity and believability.

Was Rialto Unified School District's Holocaust Assignment Really About Critical Thinking?

Mark Baer | Posted 10.04.2014 | Education
Mark Baer

Although a great deal has been written about the "critical thinking" assignment given to eighth graders in the Rialto Unified School District on whether or not the Holocaust ever occurred, I feel compelled to provide my perspective.

Why Joni Ernst's Credibility Is Out of Loop

Peter Paskale | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Peter Paskale

When politicians claim to hold two contradictory positions at once, electorates should be on their guard. One of those positions has got to be false. Newly selected Republican senate nominee for Iowa, Joni Ernst, is having just such a problem.

Success of Afghan Election Hinges on Credibility Among Afghans

Sam Schneider | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Sam Schneider

The candidates must accept the final results of the runoff, and remain open to working together in the next government. If the loser feeds a frenzy of public opposition, it could lay the groundwork for something like the civil war that tore the country apart and opened the door to Taliban rule in the 1990s.

Four Reasons I Hate Lists

Ted Harro | Posted 12.23.2013 | Business
Ted Harro

Lists are great for some things: buying groceries, packing for a vacation. But if lists really had impact, we'd see an explosion of positive change every two minutes as people read the latest listy advice.

The Russians are coming

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 11.11.2013 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Shortly after the vote in the British parliament to oppose a strike on Syria, an American newspaper reported the decision of the House of Commons in a...

Social Media Trust, Credibility and Reputation Management

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 11.04.2013 | Media
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

Communication researchers traditionally measure media trust by considering source and message credibility. The idea that poor performers would be "poisoning the wells" for the rest of us on one social media platform, much less across all, would seem conceptually flawed.

Instructing Zimmerman Jury Not to Think About a Pink Elephant

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 09.07.2013 | Crime
Bennett L. Gershman

Instructing a jury to disregard something they've already heard has been assailed as a fiction, a judicial fraud, and tantamount to telling a jury to "un-ring a bell."