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My “Absolutely Amazing” Dale Carnegie Experience

September 8, 2016
My “Absolutely Amazing” Dale Carnegie Experience

Tweet by Yolanda K. I was an HR Generalist at Altec when I first heard about Dale Carnegie Training.  Working very hands on with the manufacturing plant, I was facilitating weekly meetings and doing a lot of “public speaking.”  There was a time when I was very afraid of public speaking.  I had little...
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Alumni Chronicles – It was an AWESOME experience!

June 14, 2016
Alumni Chronicles – It was an AWESOME experience!

Tweet By Odis Moore, Dale Carnegie Graduate As safety manager for Montgomery Transport, one of the leading flatbed carriers in the nation, I am responsible for making sure our customers, drivers and the general public can rest assured that we have equipped our trucks to be the safest flatbeds on the road. These features...
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Alumni Chronicles: It’s all About Building Relationships

June 10, 2015
Alumni Chronicles: It’s all About Building Relationships

Tweet By Eric Atkins As the career development manager for Brasfield & Gorrie, one of the largest privately-held general contractor/construction firms in the nation, I oversee the company’s Learning & Professional Development program. In that role, I am responsible for training development and delivery. Our company’s mission is focused on strengthening relationships by honoring...
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Alumni Chronicles – TAKING A GIANT LEAP OF FAITH

June 3, 2015
Alumni Chronicles – TAKING A GIANT LEAP OF FAITH

Tweet By Shane Phillips I have to admit that I have never been much of a classroom person. That is the first thing I thought about when my manager approached me with the idea of taking the Dale Carnegie Leadership Training for Managers course.  I wasn’t very excited about the idea at first. After...
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Alumni Chronicles: My Life-Changing Experience

May 22, 2015
Alumni Chronicles: My Life-Changing Experience

Tweet By Wells Cooner If you want to learn more about yourself, I recommend taking the Dale Carnegie course. I found it to be a very fulfilling and, yes, life-changing experience. So much so, that since taking the class, I have served as a class coach several times. My future ambition is to become...
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Engaging Your Audience as a Public Speaker

March 26, 2014
Engaging Your Audience as a Public Speaker

Tweet Public speaking is a skillful form of communication that requires engaging others so that you can influence them in a meaningful way. The best public speakers tap into this area of presentation early on, getting their audience to interact with every speech. If you find that you tend to bore people in conversations,...
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How Social Networks Influence Consumer Buying Behavior

August 1, 2012
How Social Networks Influence Consumer Buying Behavior

Tweet Consumers are increasingly being influenced to make purchase decisions as a result of social networks. By using social data to track consumer behaviors, marketing managers are leveraging this medium to drive sales campaigns and increase revenues. Since social media is such a powerful force in terms of getting in front of a wider...
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Entrepreneurs Get a Boost as Alabama’s Banks Loosen Their Purse Strings

July 18, 2012
Entrepreneurs Get a Boost as Alabama’s Banks Loosen Their Purse Strings

Tweet In terms of those who hope to start or grow a new business this year in Alabama, there is some good news. The Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF) signed into place by President Obama may make it more possible to get more capital through local banks. According to the Birmingham News “The SBLF...
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What’s the Problem with Low Corporate Morale?

June 20, 2012
What’s the Problem with Low Corporate Morale?

Tweet Determining what the cause is for low morale in a corporate environment is challenging even to the most seasoned HR teams. Whenever staffers become negative, and it can happen at all levels of the business, it will affect the business. Is it happening in your business? If employees are late to work, absent...
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Treat Business Clients with a Thank You Note

June 15, 2012
Treat Business Clients with a Thank You Note

Tweet Have you thanked your clients lately? Creating thank you notes for business clients is not always easy to find time to do. However, they can be very effective forms of communication. A hand-written note can go a long way to show your appreciation, but it can also make an impression on those clients,...
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