Large companies are tapping into an open resource of knowledge to solve their biggest problems. Here's why small businesses should consider following suit.

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Today's knowledge-hungry consumers often know as much about a product as the people trying to sell it. So what's your sales edge? Learning to build stronger relationships with your clients.

Networking can be vital to your business success. Put these 5 tips into practice next time you try to connect, and you'll find people will want to help you achieve your goals.

Do presentations make you anxious? You're not alone. A new poll reveals how business leaders really feel about presenting while experts offer advice on how to give a killer presentation.

In-person networking opportunities aren't being replaced by technology--they're just getting better.

Public speaking is intimidating, especially when you're put on the spot. Use these tips and techniques to give a great speech on the fly.

Don't chatter about the weather or traffic. Bring more substance to your small talk and turn conversations with strangers into business opportunities.

If your networking skills are getting a little rusty, try using these 5 strategies practiced by Chinese businesspeople for creating strong business relationships.

Though social media makes it easier for us to connect, there's something to be said for being more human when we network.