Posts Tagged ‘ managing employees ’

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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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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The Value of a Winning Smile

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September 27, 2013
The Value of a Winning Smile

Tweet Dale Carnegie once wrote for American Magazine the life story of a certain New York banker. He asked on of the banker’s friends to explain the reason for his success. No small amount of it, the friend said, was due to the man’s winning smile. At first, Carnegie thought that may sound like...
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Lincoln’s Answer to Those That Insulted Him

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April 15, 2013
Lincoln’s Answer to Those That Insulted Him

Tweet Probably no other man in American political history was ever more denounced and hated and double-crossed than Abraham Lincoln. Yet Lincoln, according to Herndon’s classic biography, “never judged men by his like or dislike for them. If any given act was to be performed, he could understand that his enemy could do it...
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Staying Positive During Constructive Criticism

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March 28, 2013
Staying Positive During Constructive Criticism

Tweet At some point in your life – – whether it’s at work, school or otherwise – – you will be faced with some form of constructive criticism.  Perhaps it’s during an annual performance review, with a coworker or boss or it could even come in the form of some kind of disciplinary action,...
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Use the Power of Your Smile to Change Your Life

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February 11, 2013
Use the Power of Your Smile to Change Your Life

Tweet Dale Carnegie always said that “actions speak louder than words,” and a smile says, “I like you. You make me happy. I am glad to see you.” Sincere smiles work wonders, but insincere smiles don’t fool anybody. People know it’s mechanical and resent it. Rather, what Dale Carnegie is referring to is a...
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Six Things New Managers Must Do

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January 21, 2013
Six Things New Managers Must Do

Tweet Stepping into a new managerial job doesn’t need to be a rough transition, especially if you sign up for a Dale Carnegie Training leadership development course before you take the reins. But in case your training isn’t scheduled right away, here are some helpful tips that will help you get up and running...
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Making Smart Goals in 2013

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January 11, 2013
Making Smart Goals in 2013

Tweet We’re now into the second week of 2013.  Do you have any New Year’s Resolutions?  Some people don’t believe in setting resolutions to start off the New Year, because it seems like people never keep their resolutions.  They become more like “wishes” or things that people want to change in their life, but...
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5 Tips For Making the Right Hire

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December 18, 2012
5 Tips For Making the Right Hire

Tweet One of the biggest mistakes business leaders can make is hastily hiring employees. After all, when it comes to job interviews, the person conducting the interview has just as much riding on their shoulders as the candidate they are interviewing. Businesses rely on a leader’s ability to choose candidates that fit seamlessly into...
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Focus on the Basics for More Successful Meetings

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December 11, 2012
Focus on the Basics for More Successful Meetings

Tweet The first thing that pops into most people’s mind when informed of an upcoming meeting is, “Ugh…not another meeting!” Come on…you know you’re guilty of it, too! But let’s face it—meetings are a necessary part of your work life. Meetings shape our professional lives by typically bringing people together for some kind of...
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