Posts Tagged ‘ Dale Carnegie ’

From a Dale Carnegie Graduate…

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February 26, 2018
From a Dale Carnegie Graduate…

Tweet It’s difficult to put into words the transformations that occur inside a Dale Carnegie Course. Participants describe the experience as “life changing,” “incredible,” “invaluable,” and so much more. Our president, Nancy Covert, asked a recent graduate, Stuart Hall of State Farm Insurance about his experience. Below is how he described his time in...
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Can you conjure the confidence to conquer anything?

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January 22, 2018
Can you conjure the confidence to conquer anything?

Tweet When was the last time you encountered a high-stakes situation and needed to summon your self-confidence?  Perhaps it was during an interview for a position you really hoped to land or before an important presentation to a large group of people.  Were you able to conjure the confidence within to energize your communication and ultimately...
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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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Have you set yourself up for success this year?

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January 4, 2018
Have you set yourself up for success this year?

Tweet Have you set personal and professional goals for the New Year?  Did you take time to reflect on last year’s performance to identify the obstacles that hindered your success?  Perhaps you encountered challenges, so you lost hope and gave up? Dale Carnegie said, “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who...
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Four Ways Strong Friendships Benefit Your Health

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December 18, 2017
Four Ways Strong Friendships Benefit Your Health

Tweet   We do much more than, ‘Get by with a little help from our friends,’ as sung by the world-famous Beatles and Joe Cocker. In the spirit of gratitude for friendship, here are four scientifically proven ways these social bonds positively impact our health and happiness. 1. Squash stress levels. Spending time with...
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Tis the Season for Giving (of Yourself)

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December 12, 2017

Tweet If you’ve had an amazing mentor, what was it about this person that made such an impact? Perhaps their guidance enabled you to achieve goals more quickly than had you tried without their wisdom.  Perhaps you received advice from your mentor that boosted your career. Or perhaps it was your mentor’s kindness and...
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Maintain Relationships by Disagreeing Agreeably this Holiday Season

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December 4, 2017
Maintain Relationships by Disagreeing Agreeably this Holiday Season

Tweet Think back to the last major conflict you encountered whether with a colleague, friend or family member. Were you able to handle differences of opinion effectively and maintain a peaceful environment? This can be extremely challenging, especially when “hot buttons” are pushed. Worse yet, when left unresolved, disagreements can waste enormous amounts of...
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Four Reasons to Use Testimonials in Sales

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November 27, 2017
Four Reasons to Use Testimonials in Sales

Tweet Today, 92% of consumers incorporate product and service reviews into their online purchase decision1. Positive reviews are a critical component of an organization’s branding and marketing strategies because they instill trust and loyalty. Since third party reviews are so very effective, it’s difficult to imagine why many sales people don’t leverage them when selling...
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Three Steps to Summon Your Self-Confidence

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November 20, 2017
Three Steps to Summon Your Self-Confidence

Tweet   Henry Ford once said, “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t—you’re right.” This quote is famous because it highlights the psychological impacts of our thoughts and beliefs. Essentially, we may have the abilities necessary to attain a goal, but if we don’t actually believe that we have them, we won’t be able...
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Four Reasons Leaders Should Invest Time Coaching Employees

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November 13, 2017
Four Reasons Leaders Should Invest Time Coaching Employees

Tweet When evaluating all of the characteristics of effective managers, there are two telling traits—personal character development and a commitment to developing employees.  While many leaders’ rise through the ranks is evidence of their acute personal and professional development, many lack the skills to effectively coach others.  In fact, when employees were surveyed about this topic, a...
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