Team Member Engagement

The ABC’s of Excited and Engaged Employees

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September 4, 2015
The ABC’s of Excited and Engaged Employees

Tweet As summer days wind down and with most vacations finished for the year, it is common for employees’ drive-to-thrive to dwindle. Here are three ways to keep employees excited and engaged at work all year long. Activate their potential. The main reason most people stay at their job is because they enjoy the...
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Positive or Negative Attitude — Your Choice

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August 28, 2015
Positive or Negative Attitude — Your Choice

Tweet School will soon be back in full swing. If you have children, you know first-hand how the hustle and bustle of fall activities can be stressful. Even if you are not a parent, you may become frustrated by traffic exacerbated by school buses. Life’s obstacles are limitless, however we can limit our stress...
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Three Ways to Hardwire Happiness

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August 14, 2015
Three Ways to Hardwire Happiness

Tweet Are you quick to criticize or complain? Is your natural inclination during an argument to declare that the other person is wrong? If so, you are not alone. In Dr. Rick Hanson’s book, Hardwiring Happiness, the author explains how our brains have been wired to scan for threats, ultimately fixating on negative experiences....
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Build a Workplace People Love in Three Steps

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July 10, 2015
Build a Workplace People Love in Three Steps

Tweet In Joy, Inc. How We Built a Workplace People Love, author Richard Sheridan reveals his proven formula for cultivating joy in the workplace. He was able to capitalize on his experience at an aggressive, fear-filled corporation by creating his own ‘joy-full’ company, Menlo Innovations, a small software company in Ann Arbor, MI, where he...
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Three Ways to Improve Your Level of Employee Engagement

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June 26, 2015
Three Ways to Improve Your Level of Employee Engagement

Tweet A recent Gallup Business Journal article reveals that employees are responsible for their engagement too. According to the Gallup study, 30% of all U.S. employees, and merely 13% of workers worldwide, are engaged in their jobs. There is abundant research revealing that managers have a key role to play in employee engagement, however...
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Four Ways to Increase Productivity While Working Remotely

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May 22, 2015
Four Ways to Increase Productivity While Working Remotely

Tweet Working remotely, commonly referred to as telecommuting, virtual and work-from-home jobs, grew 27% in 2014 and 83% of human resource professionals surveyed say telecommuting will be more prevalent in the next five years1. Common remote roles include consultant, customer service representative, account manager, case manager, business development director and marketing manager. Some people...
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Four Steps to Revise and Conquer New Year’s Resolutions

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January 21, 2015
Four Steps to Revise and Conquer New Year’s Resolutions

Tweet Lose weight; spend less money and more time with family; don’t text while driving, etc. More than 40% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, yet only 8% actually achieve them. If you set resolutions and are unsatisfied with your January results, shake it off and read on… Brief is Better- Many people set...
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Success in 2015 = Engaged Employees

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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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R-E-S-P-E-C-T – Find Out What It Means…

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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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Employee Engagement Starts With…YOU

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October 22, 2014
Employee Engagement Starts With…YOU

Tweet Rhett Power hits the all important nail on the head. If you’ve ever read a Dale Carnegie book, checked out a blog or attended a course, you might find one main concept that spans all content: we train you on you first. When Carnegie wrote his books and his training courses, the focus...
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