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Overcoming Worry of Olympic Proportions—An Olympian’s Story

January 28, 2015
Overcoming Worry of Olympic Proportions—An Olympian’s Story

Tweet A recent Fortune article highlights one Olympian’s ability to turn stress into strength—and ultimate success. Emily Hughes was able to overcome obstacles of stress by following principles that exemplify Dale Carnegie’s formula for overcoming worry which is: Live in “day-tight compartments.” Growing up, Emily’s dad always emphasized that she was a “student-athlete” and that “student” came...
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Success in 2015 = Engaged Employees

January 15, 2015
Success in 2015 = Engaged Employees

Tweet This time of year is all about planning – planning the company strategies for growth and client retention, planning health goals, and planning how to better engage your employees. If that last one wasn’t already on your list, you may want to reconsider. Here at Dale Carnegie, we are constantly training on the...
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Sales Strategies To Win The Battle (and the War)

January 7, 2015
Sales Strategies To Win The Battle (and the War)

Tweet Any good salesperson knows that winning a sale is not a one hit wonder. There are rounds of conversations, relationship building and negotiation along the way. Sometimes, it can seem almost impossible, if not exhausting, to get the desired end result.  Sherrie Campbell seems to understand the challenge of securing that next sale,...
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Lemons Into Lemonade

December 23, 2014
Lemons Into Lemonade

Tweet It’s no secret that life can be challenging. Unexpected events, situations or challenges can arise that seem to put a stop to the ideas, plans or dreams you have, hence the infamous quote, “When life gives you lemons…” But outside forces don’t have to slow you down, let alone stop you. One thing...
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Networking Etiquette

December 16, 2014
Networking Etiquette

Tweet How many times have you entered a room where you didn’t know anyone or stood in the corner waiting for someone to approach while you continually check your phone? Or, in your attempts to conquer your fear, you leap right into a conversation with a group of people, nervously chattering and rambling on...
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Dale Carnegie® Graduate Newsletter: Surviving the Holidays

December 12, 2014
Dale Carnegie® Graduate Newsletter: Surviving the Holidays

Tweet Recently, while listening to the radio, I heard the commentators talking about a poll on “The Holiday Season.”  48% say it’s joyous, 46% say stressful and 2% is undecided.  In the previous year’s survey, the results were 52% joyous and 36% stressful. Why the big change to stressful?  Unfortunately, I didn’t’ hear that...
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Under-Promise, Over-Deliver

December 9, 2014
Under-Promise, Over-Deliver

Tweet One of the first lessons in good customer service is to always under promise and over deliver. This lesson carries through to leadership, sales, and even employee engagement. But this can sometimes seem challenging to understand and implement. After all, don’t you want to make great promises, rather than ones that seem underwhelming?...
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Mind Over Matter

December 1, 2014
Mind Over Matter

Tweet You’ve probably heard the term, “Mind Over Matter” many times in regards to pushing through difficulties, accomplishing goals, and getting your desired outcome. Perhaps, if you’re like me, you’ve almost used it as a “no pain, no gain” kind of mantra. Seems kind of intense and almost harsh, doesn’t it? Interestingly enough, Mary...
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“Born Leader”? Think Again!

November 27, 2014
“Born Leader”? Think Again!

Tweet At Dale Carnegie, we believe that by working hard on personal and professional development, you can be taught how to be a good leader. Leadership is about how to connect, communicate and collaborate with the people around you. These are skills, and while they may come easier to one person over another, skills,...
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T – Find Out What It Means…

November 20, 2014
R-E-S-P-E-C-T – Find Out What It Means…

Tweet We’ve all heard the Aretha Franklin song about Respect – and quite frankly, the respect she’s looking for is something we all desire. Hence why the song lives on through the decades. Respect is an issue that can build up or tear down relationships, friendships, and even businesses. Often on the heels of...
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