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Are you able to maintain a positive attitude despite setbacks?

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January 15, 2018
Are you able to maintain a positive attitude despite setbacks?

Tweet Think back to the last major challenge you encountered.  Were you so easily frustrated that the setback prevented you from focusing on a solution?  When something inevitably goes wrong, do you focus on what can be fixed, develop an action plan and rally others to deliver a resolution? Many people struggle to maintain...
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Networking: Dale Carnegie Style

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October 8, 2014
Networking: Dale Carnegie Style

Tweet If you’ve heard one thing in your professional career, more than anything else, it’s probably: Network, Network, Network. But, in fact, people rarely explained what that meant and how to effectively network. Hence the events where a bunch of people are milling around, passing out business cards, seeking their own agendas and trying to...
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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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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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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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5 Tips for Remembering Someone’s Name

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July 12, 2014
5 Tips for Remembering Someone’s Name

Tweet Forgetting someone’s name can lead to a huge embarrassment when you are in a professional situation. And if you do this, the other person may wonder if they are really more than just a number or part of your profit margin. To prevent you from having an awkward situation with an employee, customer...
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5 Strategies for Excellent Presentations

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June 28, 2014
5 Strategies for Excellent Presentations

Tweet Meetings, seminars, quarterly report presentations, and on-site trainings are among the times leadership must step up to the mike and present information. It is often a stressful time for many leaders and managers here in Alabama. Public speaking ranks high in the anxiety department for everyone. Even the most polished presenters are a...
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Getting the Most out of Third-Party Vendor Relationships

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June 28, 2014
Getting the Most out of Third-Party Vendor Relationships

Tweet Many businesses depend upon the services of a third party business partner to succeed and grow. This could include vendors, suppliers, other businesses, the government and consultants. However, the age-old question is this: How can you get the most out of that business relationship? When partnering with a third party organization, you need...
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Five Rules for Sales Success

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June 14, 2014
Five Rules for Sales Success

Tweet There are five ironclad rules for selling anything, anywhere, at any time. This is assuming, of course, that you’re starting with a quality product that is priced competitively, and that you are promoting the product in the places where your prospects would likely look for it. But even with all that in place,...
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