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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before you Buy a Home

Wondering if you should buy a home or continue renting? In this video, financial expert and author Nicole Lapin advises against buying a house, unless you can answer “yes” to three specific questions.

“I’m not saying you shouldn’t buy a house across the board,” Lapin says. “You should if you can answer these three questions.”

Read 6 tips from Nicole Lapin on how to live a rich life.

11 Tips for Delivering a Better Presentation

If you need an edge for your next pitch meeting, author and presentation expert Garr Reynolds recommends taking a page out of a storyteller’s book. In This TEDx Talk, Reynolds tells us why the best presentations flow like stories, and gives us 11 ways to turn a boring PowerPoint into a compelling tale.  

“Storytelling is what makes us human,” Reynolds says. “That’s part of our DNA; it’s how we have evolved. Long before Homo sapiens could read, of course, we were telling stories.”

Find out which 4 things you should never say during a presentation.

Cesar Millan’s Journey Toward Success

Dog trainer and television star Cesar Millan is known internationally for his work with problematic pooches, but his journey wasn’t always a smooth one. In this episode of Behind the Brand, Millan tells host Bryan Elliott (@BryanElliott) where he gets his ambition and why failure is necessary for success.    

“It’s the journey that is your teacher, and in the journey you have the ups and downs,” he says. “Everybody wants to have the ups to call it success, but being in a down position is a very successful moment because you get to reflect.”

What are some of your best teachable moments? Share your story below!

Find out why Mike Rowe embraces uncertainty on another episode of Behind the Brand

Steve Case on Rising to a Challenge

In this video, Steve Case reminisces about some of the most frustrating—and rewarding—moments at AOL.

“As I look back on AOL, some of our best moments were when times were tough; when our back was against the wall and our team rallied to figure out some way to continue on that path,” he says. “That’s what makes it fun, even though at the time it’s a little frustrating.”

What are some of the challenges you’ve faced as an entrepreneur? Tell us in the comment section below!

Read about Steve Cases’s cross-country “Rise of the Rest” road trip.

Why Staying Humble Will Help Your Business

Venture capitalist Brian Wong founded his first company before age 25. In this talk with Darren Hardy, Wong explains how—and why—he manages to stay grounded and humble.

“The moment you really convince yourself that you’re a big deal is when you’ve lost,” he says, “because there’s always someone better than you.”

Listen to Brian Wong’s advice on following your own path.

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‘Nice to Meet You’: The Art of Being Introduced

How rewardStyle Is Disrupting the Fashion and Blogging Worlds

Apr 17, 2015 -- Amber Venz, the 27-year-old co-founder and president of the affiliate program, collaborates with an army of trendsetting bloggers to generate hundreds of millions of dollars in sales. more