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The exact same sentence from your boss can mean ‘yes,’ ‘no,’ or ‘maybe’ depending on the country where you work

In the world of international business, you need to know your words will be understood by people from countries ... or it could spell disaster.
Warren Buffett credits Dale Carnegie's lessons to helping him stop being socially awkward.

12 lessons from ‘How to Win Friends & Influence People’ — a book Warren Buffett credits with transforming his life

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett studied Dale Carnegie's "How to Win Friends & Influence People" when he was 15, and it transformed his life.

13 mysterious code words your boss uses — and what they really mean

We asked workplace experts to decode commonly confusing comments from managers, whether you're discussing a new assignment or the possibility of a raise.
Words matter.

9 words and phrases that make you look less smart, less competent, and less accomplished than you really are

Whether you're talking to your boss or to yourself, the language you use is important. We rounded up words and phrases to avoid — and what to replace them with.

Here are the most popular emoji on iPhones in the United States, according to Apple

Apple released the ranking as part of a new math paper.
Persistence is key, says Trusona CEO Ori Eisen (not pictured).

How to get anyone to talk to you, according to a CEO who cold-called someone for 4 months

When Ori Eisen wanted to create a new online fraud detection product, he knew exactly who to ask. But the expert didn't want to talk to him.
Rudeness is contagious.

Offices are getting more pleasant on the whole, but there’s a toxic pattern starting to emerge

Rudeness is on the rise at work thanks to technology, according to former Nike, OWN, and National Geographic exec Liz Dolan.

In internal Tesla memo, Elon Musk says the way most companies communicate is ‘incredibly dumb’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent an email to employees encouraging them to buck the traditional chain-of-command communications found in most companies.

2 women entrepreneurs who invented a fake male cofounder say acting through him was ‘like night and day’

To be taken more seriously in business, Penelope Gazin and Kate Dwyer created a fictional third cofounder for their company, Witchsy: Keith.

A counterintelligence expert says there are 4 types of people — and you can’t earn someone’s trust without knowing theirs

Counterintelligence expert Robin Dreeke, co-author of "The Code of Trust," says to get someone to trust you, you should talk to them in a relatable way.