Posts Tagged ‘ Dale Carnegie ’

Three Ways to Win Work-Life Balance

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June 14, 2017
Three Ways to Win Work-Life Balance

Tweet If you struggle to achieve work-life balance, you’re not alone.  Alarmingly, 94% of professionals reported working more than 50 hours per week and nearly half, more than 65 hours per week in a Harvard Business School survey.  Whether at work or home, here are three secrets to winning work-life balance. Unplug.  The question is not,...
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Five Secrets to Selling Yourself in Sales

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May 19, 2017
Five Secrets to Selling Yourself in Sales

Tweet Follow these five sales secrets to be successful. Banish preconceived notions. A common mistake many sales rep’s make when selling themselves is focusing too much on themselves.  They memorize their resumes, important corporate facts, etc. they believe will appeal to prospects.  Truth be told, selling yourself isn’t about you at all; rather, it’s...
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Three Strikes, You’re Out—Top Interview Deal-Breakers

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April 13, 2017
Three Strikes, You’re Out—Top Interview Deal-Breakers

Tweet This spring, nearly three million college students will graduate with an associate or bachelor’s degree.  As many of these graduates embark on their professional careers, it’s critical that they perform at their very best during job interviews.  Here are three deal-breakers to avoid at all costs according to expert Human Resource leaders. Trash-talking. ...
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National Volunteering Month—Four Reasons to Lend a Hand

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April 5, 2017
National Volunteering Month—Four Reasons to Lend a Hand

Tweet The entire month of April is dedicated to honoring all of our communities’ volunteers and encouraging volunteerism throughout the month.  Whether your current employer has a volunteer program or not, here are four reasons to consider lending a hand.  Experience the ‘Happiness Effect.’  The conclusion of the London School of Economics study of...
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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

Tweet 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...
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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

Tweet 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...
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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

Tweet 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...
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Four Business Lessons to Garner from the 2017 Oscars

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March 1, 2017
Four Business Lessons to Garner from the 2017 Oscars

Tweet 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...
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Negotiations—Four Steps for Smooth Selling

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February 24, 2017
Negotiations—Four Steps for Smooth Selling

Tweet 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...
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Four Favorable Ways to Frame Peer Feedback

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February 15, 2017
Four Favorable Ways to Frame Peer Feedback

Tweet 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...
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