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Entrepreneurs Get a Boost as Alabama’s Banks Loosen Their Purse Strings

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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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Dwayna Powe Joins Dale Carnegie Training in Birmingham, AL!

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July 10, 2012
Dwayna Powe Joins Dale Carnegie Training in Birmingham, AL!

Tweet Birmingham, AL, June15, 2012 – Dwayna Powe has joined Covert & Associates, the local franchise of Dale Carnegie Training as a Sales Representative. Dwayna will work with existing Carnegie customers and develop new business connections within Birmingham. Prior to joining Carnegie Dwayna was the Marketing and Development Coordinator for Amridge University where her role was to assess the...
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Tips for Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

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July 5, 2012
Tips for Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

Tweet As temperatures across  much of the Country head into the triple digits, it is important to stay safe.  Extreme heat can cause a wide array of health problems including heat stroke, dehydration and more.  Stay safe this summer by following a few simple tips. It is incredibly important to stay hydrated. Make sure...
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Alabama Business News Briefs for Birmingham 5-15-12

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May 15, 2012

Tweet Five Points South continues to grow as a hot spot with its eclectic revival of new businesses moving into the area by year’s end. Fine dining and a sports bar are possibilities. Check out Five Points South. Social Madness is essential for businesses in the Birmingham area. Your company has social media presence....
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The Importance of Taking an Interest in People

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March 12, 2012

Tweet Dale Carnegie often questioned by people should be interested in you unless you are first interested in them. If we merely try to impress people and get people interested in us, he said, we will never have many true, sincere friends. Friends, real friends, are not made that way. Napoleon tried it, and...
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The State of Social Media for Business

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February 27, 2012
The State of Social Media for Business

Tweet With all the recent changes to Facebook and introduction of Google’s social network, if you weren’t a bit overwhelmed before, you probably are now. So treat this article as your 4-month plan for getting your social media strategy up to speed for 2012 and beyond. Month 1: Fish where the fish are. What...
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Dale Carnegie to be Featured on CBS Sunday Morning

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January 11, 2012

Tweet Dale Carnegie to be Featured on CBS Sunday Morning See an interview with Carnegie CEO, Peter Handal CBS Sunday Morning airs every weekend from 9am – 10:30am. This Emmy-winning program has been a fixture on CBS since 1979 and provides weekly news features on a myriad of subjects including public affairs issues and...
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Alabama Governor Recognizes Wreaths Across America

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December 7, 2011

Tweet Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 – a date which will live in infamy – the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. —President Theodore Roosevelt to The Congress of the United States, December 8, 1941 And yes, that date does indeed live...
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Montgomery Public Schools Graduation Rate Exceeds the State Average

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October 10, 2011

Tweet Figures released by the Alabama Department of Education Thursday show that the graduation rate in Montgomery County has surpassed the state average for the 2009-2010 school year. The system’s 88.73 percent graduation rate is the highest in recent memory, is in line with neighboring school systems and better than the state average of...
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Best Thing You Can Do—Take Care of You!

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September 28, 2011

Tweet Whether you’re an employer, employee, seeking out employment or a stay-at-home mother, one of the most valuable tasks that you can do each and every day.  Take care of you. It sounds really simple, but often times people get so busy in their day and taking care of other people or other tasks,...
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