6 Tips to Become a Thought Leader (aka How to Be a Big Deal)

The term “thought leader” is a business buzzword that’s thrown around a lot—a whole lot. But what does it really mean and how do you become one? “Thought leaders are the informed opinion leaders and the go-to people in their field of expertise,” writes Denise Brosseau, CEO of Thought Leadership Lab and author of Ready […]

How to Boost Your Professional Success with Public Speaking

Most people dread the thought of speaking in front of people. But public speaking doesn’t have to be a thorn in your side—it can be a tool that dramatically enhances your success as a professional, so it’s worth learning how to use it to your advantage. Speaking publicly is one of the most effective ways […]

He Was a Ranch Hand and Soap Star before ‘Million Dollar Listing New York’

Entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. Ryan Serhant, star of Bravo’s Emmy Award-nominated Million Dollar Listing New York, worked his way from ranch hand in Steamboat Springs, Colo., to real estate king in Manhattan. Raised by an investment banker who regularly emphasized the “need to understand hard work and the value of a single dollar,” Serhant says that it taught him […]

The Star of ‘Million Dollar Listing Miami’ on Working Smarter, Not Harder

Chris Leavitt is one of the top brokers at Douglas Elliman, the largest real estate company on the East Coast, and star of Million Dollar Listing Miami on Bravo. Now with nearly 20 years in luxury real estate, Leavitt consistently proves to be an exemplary broker and boasts an impressive record of success in both […]

4 Tips to Turn Off the Distractions

Think the grass is greener on the other side of your attention? Think again. The more you tolerate distractions, the more difficult it is to deliver timely and quality output in business. But maybe you think of your distractions as multitasking. That’s really a myth, according to a recent article published by The New Yorker.  […]