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Create Camaraderie with Co-Workers in 4 Simple Steps

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February 12, 2016
Create Camaraderie with Co-Workers in 4 Simple Steps

Tweet In today’s hyper-connected, highly technological workplace, co-worker relationships are more important than ever.  A recent Gallup poll found that 30% of employees have a best friend at work, and these employees are seven times as likely to be engaged.  They’re also better at engaging customers, produce higher quality work, and exhibit higher levels of wellbeing. Here...
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Let’s Talk Turkey—Three Profitable Ways to Show Appreciation

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November 13, 2015
Let’s Talk Turkey—Three Profitable Ways to Show Appreciation

Tweet ‘Tis the season to save a bundle from a consumer’s perspective, and sell a ton from a retailer’s perspective.  What is often missed—especially when forcing employees to work on Thanksgiving, is the true spirit of the season. There are umpteen ways to show your gratitude to employees and customers, however these three tips...
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Nice to Beat You—Four Ways Workplace Competition Pays Off

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October 14, 2015
Nice to Beat You—Four Ways Workplace Competition Pays Off

Tweet Dale Carnegie once told a story demonstrating how powerful competition in the workplace can be.  To incentivize workers in the Charles M. Schwab steel mill, Schwab wrote the quantity of steel that the day shift had produced on the floor.  The night shift worked extra hard to top the day shift’s number and...
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Three Reasons to Welcome Rejection

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October 7, 2015
Three Reasons to Welcome Rejection

Tweet Everyone fears rejection although it is inevitable.  No employee will procure the funding necessary to commence a huge project every time.  There are no sales representatives with a 100% close rate.  Executive Boards decline requests made by stakeholders every single day. Accepting that rejection, set-backs and losses are inevitable does not mean giving...
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10 Ways Effective Teams Stay on Track

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August 30, 2014
10 Ways Effective Teams Stay on Track

Tweet Assembling teams in the workplace is a great way to make strides toward accomplishing a task. But teamwork can be as detrimental as it can be powerful if the team comes apart at the seams and everybody begins working on their own agendas. Here are 10 tips from your friends at Dale Carnegie...
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4 Important Ingredients in Giving Employee Feedback

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August 28, 2014
4 Important Ingredients in Giving Employee Feedback

Tweet One of the most important aspects of good leadership is often one that is never considered a top priority for the often too busy executive. Although employee performance is essential for both growth and opportunity, it is important to remember that feedback is essential for any positive change to happen. For many managers,...
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7 Priorities that Create Leadership Success

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August 17, 2014
7 Priorities that Create Leadership Success

Tweet In today’s organizations, leaders often need to stop and reflect at what they are doing and what is being accomplished. For some leadership in Alabama, it might just be for a quick moment to adjust and assess opportunity. For others, it takes a little time; putting thoughts to pen and paper in the...
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4 Cost Effective Ways to Re-engage Your Employees

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August 15, 2014
4 Cost Effective Ways to Re-engage Your Employees

Tweet Have you ever thought about what it would be like to do someone else’s job for a day? Some organizations take this question very seriously and use it as a means of employee engagement. This is one of several low-cost tasks that management can do to increase employee engagement and discussion about job satisfaction...
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8 Leadership Ingredients that Make a Difference

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August 8, 2014
8 Leadership Ingredients that Make a Difference

Tweet As we look at management from a training prospectus, the professionals at Dale Carnegie Training know that there is an array of challenges that complicate our organizations across Alabama. Great demands are expected for success every day, and it is up to leadership to provide the clear direction and foundation for everyone on...
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How to Handle Difficult Decisions in 4 Easy Steps

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July 25, 2014
How to Handle Difficult Decisions in 4 Easy Steps

Tweet In business, as in life, you often need to make decisions even if you have a limited amount of information. But making decisions needn’t be a gut wrenching process if you follow the four tips below from your friends at Dale Carnegie Training of Alabama: 1. Find the Facts — Before you can...
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