Posts Tagged ‘ Leadership Training for Managers ’

Three Reasons to Use—Not Lose! —Your Vacation Days

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September 18, 2018
Three Reasons to Use—Not Lose! —Your Vacation Days

Tweet A whopping 67% of American employees are not taking all of their eligible time off according to a study by job site Glassdoor. In fact, the average U.S. employee (of those who receive vacation/paid time off) has only taken 54% of his or her eligible vacation time/paid time off in the past 12...
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Common, Critical Factor in Fortune’s Blue Ribbon Ranking Is Leadership

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February 6, 2018
Common, Critical Factor in Fortune’s Blue Ribbon Ranking Is Leadership

Tweet Every year, Fortune Magazine spends an inordinate amount of time rigorously evaluating companies by size (Fortune 500, Global 500), reputation (World’s Most Admired), growth (Fastest Growing), worker satisfaction (100 Best Companies to Work For), commitment to society (Change the World), commitment to the future (Future 50) and overall performance (Businessperson of the Year.)...
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Leaders Must Encourage Employees to Grow or They’ll Go

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August 18, 2016
Leaders Must Encourage Employees to Grow or They’ll Go

Tweet When Gallup asked employees who were considering a career change or had recently switched employers to rate particular factors that influenced their decisions, the results were a bit surprising.  Most employers assume that the primary motivator for a career change is increased income, however as the results show, other factors are more important. ...
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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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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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Tips for Keeping Your Employees Engaged and Happy

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May 31, 2014
Tips for Keeping Your Employees Engaged and Happy

Tweet Employee engagement isn’t something that happens on its own. It requires initiation, and a catalyst that serves as a leader—or leaders—at a business. Higher-ups have the most influence with their employee force, and as leaders, your job is to inspire and take the first steps for others to follow. Below are five tips...
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5 Ingredients for Effective Presentations

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April 5, 2014
5 Ingredients for Effective Presentations

Tweet Presentations move businesses and careers in positive directions. They are an important aspect of leadership communication here in Alabama and across the country. The essential skills of informal and formal public speaking are necessary in the boardroom and on the shop floor. Clients, suppliers, general audiences, colleagues and teams offer an array of...
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Employee Engagement Begins with Motivation

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April 4, 2014
Employee Engagement Begins with Motivation

Tweet The job of owners, directors or managers is to get things done through their employees. And to make this happen, leaders need to be able to effectively engage their staff. Nevertheless, for many people, this is easier said than done.  Regardless of all of the research and books on the subject of engaging...
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