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Fortune’s Top Workplace List—Four Dale Carnegie Principles at Work

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March 23, 2017
Fortune’s Top Workplace List—Four Dale Carnegie Principles at Work

It’s common for people to contemplate what their dream job would be, but how about the workplace of their dreams?  Most likely benefits such as great health care; tuition reimbursement; the option to work a flexible schedule, and perks like gourmet coffee would top their lists.  Every year, Fortune evaluates more than 1,000 companies...
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Four Ways to Conjure Confidence

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August 4, 2016
Four Ways to Conjure Confidence

Do you wish you felt more confident when speaking one-on-one or to a large group of people? If so, you aren’t alone. According to the Wall Street journal, public speaking is the #1 fear in America. Graduates of the Dale Carnegie Course for Effective Communications and Human Relations Skills for Success report that they...
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Creating a Strong Leadership Image

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September 3, 2014
Creating a Strong Leadership Image

Being a strong leader is a combination of a number of things. For some, it is a natural gift—a magnetism that gravitates others to them and makes them an effective leader. For others, leadership is a quality built up over time, constructed and refined and practiced until it gains effective gravity. First Impressions are...
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Tips for a More Effective Hiring Process

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August 27, 2014
Tips for a More Effective Hiring Process

Most managers agree that hiring is one of the most important aspects of their job. It also tends to be one of their least favorite responsibilities. Ask any manager what their strategy for hiring is, and most will just shrug and tell you they really don’t have one. This is because the hiring process...
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4 Cost Effective Ways to Re-engage Your Employees

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August 22, 2014
4 Cost Effective Ways to Re-engage Your Employees

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to do someone else’s job for a day? Some organizations take this question very seriously and use it as a means of employee engagement. This is one of several low-cost tasks that management can do to increase employee engagement and discussion about job satisfaction in...
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Employ Effective Verbal and Visual Communications When Presenting

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July 23, 2014
Employ Effective Verbal and Visual Communications When Presenting

Human beings see things differently. Some may gain wisdom or knowledge through verbal means, while others learn more successfully through visual means. However, when someone is communicating an idea or a project with others, their success rate will soar if they employ both the verbal and the visuals when leading meetings and making presentations....
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How to Conduct an Employee Review

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July 17, 2014
How to Conduct an Employee Review

No matter when you do an employee review, it gives you a chance to assess your team members on an individual level. While an employee assessment process is often times looked at as an exhaustive process, it does give you a great way to be one-on-one with everyone on your team. To help you...
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7 Traits Exhibited by a Team Player

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July 2, 2014
7 Traits Exhibited by a Team Player

The ability to work effectively in a team is essential to your professional growth. If this is a concern for you, then it’s time to examine what type of primary traits you should work on developing in yourself and your employees. If others see yourself as a team player, there is a good chance...
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Following Through with Your Customers

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June 24, 2014
Following Through with Your Customers

Some companies are having a very difficult time trying to overcome the obstacles presented by the challenging state of the economy. While in the past the main driver of business was through word of mouth, with a declining number in the customer base, companies need to find a new way to promote themselves. A...
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A Sure-Fire Topic to Hold Your Audience’s Attention

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June 16, 2014
A Sure-Fire Topic to Hold Your Audience’s Attention

Dale Carnegie knew that you may possibly bore people if you talk about things and ideas, but you can hardly fail to hold their attention when you talk about people. Stories about people are what fuel the millions of conversations floating over fences in the backyards of America, and over dinner tables. And the...
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