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A CEO who pays $3 each for his metal business cards says people think he’s crazy, but it’s been one of his smartest moves

Business cards are an afterthought for many people, but for entrepreneur John Ruhlin, they're a great way to make a good first impression.
Scott Galloway, the founder and CEO of L2, with IGNITION 2017 attendees during a networking break.

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Holiday parties don't have to be scary.

23 of the best icebreakers to use at a party where you don’t know anyone

Holiday parties where you know virtually no one can be awkward — but they don't have to be. Keep reading for a list of easy holiday party icebreakers.

Take your networking to the next level — register for IGNITION 2018 with a group

The only thing better than attending Business Insider’s flagship IGNITION conference is experiencing it with colleagues. Introduce your team to the dynamic programming of IGNITION, and save with significant group-rate registration discounts.
IGNITION 2017 attendees.

Top 10 reasons to attend IGNITION 2018

Ten reasons Business Insider’s IGNITION conference is a must-attend event this December.
Watch out for a super-charming boss.

11 signs your boss may be a narcissist, including lots of swearing and a love of being in control

A narcissist at work may make your day-to-day difficult — and it's not much better if that narcissist is your boss. As it turns out, there are many narcissists in power positions because of certain traits they share, such as risk-taking, charm, and a love of being in control.
A good first impression goes a long way.

5 ways to impress everyone you meet

A good first impression goes a long way, whether you’re trying to broaden your network of contacts, nail a job interview, or persuade investors. Understanding the timeframe of a first impression and making eye contact will help you impress others. Here are five ways to impress everyone you meet.

21 signs you’re a narcissist

We combed through the psychology literature looking for patterns of narcissistic behavior, which include speaking instead of listening and constantly putting other people down. See any in yourself?
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins

Cisco is buying a startup that uses WiFi to gather data from people as they move around malls and airports

July Systems, last valued at $45 million, has partnered with Cisco for several years on indoor location services for better customer insight and visitor engagement programs. Now, Cisco is snapping it up.

4 signs you’re being manipulated — and how to stop it

Manipulation is a deceptive tactic that people employ to accomplish their own ends. Signs of manipulation include lying, deception, appealing to fear, and establishing a power imbalance. It’s important to recognize the signs of manipulation and use appropriate measures to combat it. Here's how.