15 things you should do to prepare for your next presentation

Everyone has a story to tell. But not everyone knows how to tell it. Some of us get so tongue tied by stage fright, we can’t get our best ideas out of our head and into the world. But public speaking doesn’t have to be a nerve-racking chore. In fact, it can be fun when you know how to get out of your own way and get into a creative flow. Today, we’ll show you 15 tips for chipping away at anxiety so you can bring your brilliant work to the people who need to hear it.

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It’s time to bring curiosity back to work

When you do the same things over and over, work starts to become routine. You go to the same meetings, review the same numbers, and email the same people. You learn your job so well you barely have to think about it. The spark goes away, and your creative energy fizzles. The problem? You’ve lost your sense of curiosity.

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Effective collaboration: 3 tips for teaming up with The Hybrid

Often found wearing many hats, the Hybrid fills the gaps necessary for a stellar campaign. Due to unfulfilled needs in their marketing chain, they often take on additional roles outside their preferred skill set and workflow. To better understand what the Hybrid needs to collaborate effectively, we reached out to marketing and design professionals across the US to identify their pain points, and learn ways to address them. In part six of our series on effective collaboration, we’ll share three tips for teaming up with the Hybrid.

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7–3 is the new 9–5

Many top executives have long touted the benefits of an early morning start. Apple CEO Tim Cook famously wakes up at 3:45 am. PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is up by 4:00 and in the office by 7:00. General Motors CEO Mary Barra is at her desk at 6:00. And, perhaps with the help of a grande latte, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz arrives to work by 6:00, too.

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Effective collaboration: 3 tips for teaming up with The Amplifier

Even the best-conceived marketing campaign is powerless without a calculated plan for exposure. When the time comes to launch a campaign, your team needs The Amplifier to craft the right messages for the right audiences and measure results across each channel. To better understand what The Amplifier needs to collaborate more effectively, we reached out to marketing and design professionals across the US to identify their pain points, and learn ways to address them. In part five of our series on effective collaboration, we’re going to share three tips for teaming up with The Amplifier.

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