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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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11 Leadership Traits that Support Continuous Success

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June 11, 2014
11 Leadership Traits that Support Continuous Success

Tweet Leadership has many definitions and organizations have many types of leaders. Each one has a different set of methods, attitudes and behaviors. Here in Alabama, excellence and good leadership go hand-in- hand with culture, mission, guiding principles and core values. With an emphasis on both process improvement and adaptation for change, it is...
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6 Tips For Managing a Difficult Employee

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May 17, 2014
6 Tips For Managing a Difficult Employee

Tweet Sooner or later, all managers must deal with a difficult employee. What you need to remember is that a difficult employee is not necessarily a bad employee. All too often, people associate “difficult” with “bad.” This simply is not true. There are a lot of circumstances that could lead to difficult behavior such as...
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Four Tips to Giving a Great Speech

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May 4, 2014
Four Tips to Giving a Great Speech

Tweet When it comes down to oratory skills, even if you don’t have a speech impediment you may find it challenging to speak in front of a group of people. Whether it’s simply stage fright or the occasional stutter, if you’re giving a presentation at work, chances are you’ll need to brush up on...
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The Leader in You

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April 18, 2014
The Leader in You

Tweet It is a world of change as we head more deeply into 2014 with the continuous focus on the future. As challenges grow with the still slower economy, leadership here in Alabama must watch their respective competition to assess both the successes and the failures. Within the pages of the business classic, The...
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How to Create Effective Verbal and Visual Communications

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March 22, 2014
How to Create Effective Verbal and Visual Communications

Tweet Human beings see things differently. Some may gain wisdom or knowledge through verbal means, while others learn more successfully through visual means. However, when someone is communicating an idea or a project with others, their success rate will soar if they employ both the verbal and the visuals when leading meetings and making...
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Do Soft Skills in Business Really Matter?

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March 21, 2014
Do Soft Skills in Business Really Matter?

Tweet Do soft skills in leadership and in business really matter? After all, occupational tasks and technical skills are paramount to individual success, right? In The Leader in You, the classic Dale Carnegie business book about winning friends and achieving success, shares the importance of relationship building and engagement. Both are key foundations to...
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Five Tips for Effective Communication

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February 22, 2014
Five Tips for Effective Communication

Tweet You communicate everyday, all day, with people. Sometimes they are the people in your workplace, sometimes they are your readers, your fans, your friends, your family, strangers and even sometimes people you can’t stand. All the same you need to be able to have effective communication with each and every one of these...
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