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Five Ways to Make Your Resume Work for You

January 25, 2017
Five Ways to Make Your Resume Work for You

Tweet 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...
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Four Ways to Maximize Your Well-Being and Enjoyment of Life

January 18, 2017
Four Ways to Maximize Your Well-Being and Enjoyment of Life

Tweet The easiest way to prioritize your life to maximize your enjoyment is to consider your day as being divided into thirds.  Ideally, eight hours should be dedicated to sleep; eight for work, and the remaining eight hours are yours to what your heart desires.  Here are four ways to maximize your overall enjoyment...
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Five Steps to Solve Prospects’ Problems and Seal the Deal

January 11, 2017
Five Steps to Solve Prospects’ Problems and Seal the Deal

Tweet Whether a sales professional’s sales cycle is short or long, here are five specific steps that will help seal the deal.  Consider the customer’s point of view.  Dale Carnegie’s 17th Human Relations principle, ‘Try honestly to see things from the other person’s point of view,’ is paramount to building a strong relationship with...
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Four Formidable Things to Do during Your Downtime

December 28, 2016
Four Formidable Things to Do during Your Downtime

Tweet Unplugging every so often is essential to attain a healthy work-life balance.  To help you overcome any reservations you have about how best to spend your time off, here are four fantastic things to do during your downtime. Harness a habit.  Dale Carnegie said, “Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is...
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Dale Carnegie Celebrates 104th Anniversary and Unveils New Brand

December 14, 2016
Dale Carnegie Celebrates 104th Anniversary and Unveils New Brand

Tweet Last week, the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa was erupting with enthusiasm as over 800 Dale Carnegie leaders, trainers and partners gathered at the organization’s biannual International convention.  The organization (formerly known as Dale Carnegie Training – now simply referred to as Dale Carnegie) is also marking its 104th anniversary. The...
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Four Ways Showing Gratitude Guarantees Better Health

November 23, 2016
Four Ways Showing Gratitude Guarantees Better Health

Tweet As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, it’s important to ponder the people for whom we are most grateful and, ‘Give honest, sincere appreciation,’ Dale Carnegie’s 2nd Human Relations principle.  If ‘appealing to nobler motives,’ his 19th principle, isn’t reason enough, here are four ways giving gratitude can actually improve your health.  Boost your...
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Four Fortunate Ways to Frame Peer Feedback

November 9, 2016
Four Fortunate Ways to Frame Peer Feedback

Tweet Communicating constructive criticism in an effective manner that benefits both parties can be downright challenging.  This is especially true when providing feedback to peers in the workplace which is a growing trend.  Peer-to-peer feedback regarding an employee’s strengths and weaknesses offers insights into their performance beyond the top-down reviews given by their supervisors. ...
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Ask These Three Questions to Make Interviews Less Intimidating

October 26, 2016
Ask These Three Questions to Make Interviews Less Intimidating

Tweet If you’re nervous about an upcoming job interview, you’re not alone.  A recent study by Harris Interactive and Everest College reveals that 92% of U.S. adults between the ages of 18-54 are anxious about job interviews.  Dale Carnegie said, “Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident.”  An effective way to combat our...
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Three Steps to Set Clear Expectations and Drive Employee Engagement

October 13, 2016
Three Steps to Set Clear Expectations and Drive Employee Engagement

Tweet A recent Gallup Business Journal article reveals that many employees are not currently engaged in their jobs because they don’t know what is expected of them.  Employee engagement is the degree to which employees are involved in and enthusiastic about their role and working environment.  Today, only one third of all U.S. employees...
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