Monthly Archives: October 2013

Five Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Need Public Speaking Skills

Most people fear public speaking more than anything else (even death). As Mark Twain once said, “There are two types of speakers in this world: those that are nervous and those that are liars.” Still, the ability to speak well … Continue reading

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Bill Gates’ Take on Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison kept inventing things for a long, long time. Several of his inventions, including the first silent film, occurred when he was in his 50s. He didn’t obtain his last (1,093rd) patent until age 83. Among Edison’s admirers is Bill Gates, who says the inventor … Continue reading

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