Posts Tagged ‘ dale carnegie ’

Fine Tune Your New Year Resolutions to Fuel Success

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March 29, 2017
Fine Tune Your New Year Resolutions to Fuel Success

Shockingly, 92% of people who set New Year’s goals never actually achieve them according to research conducted by the University of Scranton.  As the first quarter of 2017 closes, it’s time to check-in and see how you’re tracking.  If you’re feeling frustrated and discouraged with your performance thus far, remember that you are certainly...
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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 Business Lessons to Score from March Madness

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March 16, 2017
Four Business Lessons to Score from March Madness

As March Madness tips off, many fans will be glued to their TV screens or nose-down on their smart phones watching the nation’s top NCAA basketball players engage in fierce competition.  Players will push themselves more than ever, and coaches will inspire like never before.  Just as in the business world when stakes soar...
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Three Tips to Prevent Employees from Jumping Ship

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March 6, 2017
Three Tips to Prevent Employees from Jumping Ship

According to Gallup’s State of the American Workplace report, the U.S. currently has a high number of job openings.  Record numbers of employees are contemplating jumping ship to embark on those opportunities.  Consider these facts: Just over half of employees (51%) say they are actively looking for a new job or watching for openings....
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Four Business Lessons to Garner from the 2017 Oscars

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March 2, 2017
Four Business Lessons to Garner from the 2017 Oscars

Some are calling Sunday night’s 2017 Academy Award for Best Picture mistake a mix-up of epic proportions.  Here are four lessons that extend beyond show business worth incorporating into your daily routine. Smile- Whether the nominees were ultimately winners or losers, every single one smiled during practically the entire Academy Awards show.  It’s certainly...
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Negotiations—Four Steps for Smooth Selling

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February 23, 2017
Negotiations—Four Steps for Smooth Selling

Whenever stakes are high—as with negotiating, fear and anxiety tend to dominant our minds.  Instead of fearing negotiations, approach them with the same process and perspectives as those who have mastered the art of the deal.  Here is how. Define a win-win strategy.  Sales professionals sometimes refer to an upcoming pitch as, ‘Going in...
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Four Favorable Ways to Frame Peer Feedback

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February 16, 2017
Four Favorable Ways to Frame Peer Feedback

Providing employee feedback effectively can be challenging, especially when conducting 360, or peer, reviews—a growing workplace trend.  Here are four ways to frame feedback they won’t forget. Add equal parts of positivity.  Before sharing constructive criticism, prime with positive statements.  Since positive feedback stimulates the brain’s reward centers, the recipient will be more open...
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Five Ways to Show Your Customers Some Love

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February 9, 2017
Five Ways to Show Your Customers Some Love

Customer appreciation strategies need not be extremely costly or complicated.  Here are five simple ways to show your customers some love. Surprise and delight.  One of the easiest ways to love your customers is to reward them with complimentary perks.  Expedited or free shipping, and sample products, are affordable ways to drive revenue and...
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Three Ways Remote Workers Can Pump Up Productivity

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February 2, 2017
Three Ways Remote Workers Can Pump Up Productivity

According to Global Workplace Analytics, more than 60% of employers that allow remote work report increases in productivity among telecommuters.  Perhaps you are among the work-at-home, non-self-employed population which has grown by 103% since 2005.  If so, here are three ways to pump up your productivity. Ensure your workspace is set up for success. ...
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Five Ways to Make Your Resume Work for You

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January 26, 2017
Five Ways to Make Your Resume Work for You

If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to land a new job this year, avoid making the mistake of ‘dusting off’ a previous version of your resume and add merely adding your most recent work history.  Set yourself up for success by following these five steps to make your resume shine.  Cut-out clichés. ...
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