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Five Steps to Solve Prospects’ Problems and Seal the Deal

January 11, 2017
Five Steps to Solve Prospects’ Problems and Seal the Deal

Tweet Whether a sales professional’s sales cycle is short or long, here are five specific steps that will help seal the deal.  Consider the customer’s point of view.  Dale Carnegie’s 17th Human Relations principle, ‘Try honestly to see things from the other person’s point of view,’ is paramount to building a strong relationship with...
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Review and Refine Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 4, 2017
Review and Refine Your New Year’s Resolutions

Tweet While 45% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, only 8% actually achieve them.  If you have already set your resolutions or goals for the New Year, you may want to revise them to ensure they are realistic—and hence more attainable.  Here are three actions worth taking. Focus on the future.  Many of us...
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Breakthrough to Become One of North Dakota’s Best in Business

December 29, 2016
Breakthrough to Become One of North Dakota’s Best in Business

Tweet At Dale Carnegie Training of North Dakota and Northwest Minnesota, we are passionate about encouraging and celebrating professional success! We therefore applaud the winners of the Prairie Business Magazine Top 25 Women in Business program and want to let you know that nominations are currently being accepted for the 2017 awards program until...
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Four Formidable Things to Do during Your Downtime

December 28, 2016
Four Formidable Things to Do during Your Downtime

Tweet Everyone knows it’s important to take time off from work, yet many people struggle to do so.  In fact, a Glassdoor survey revealed that the average American employee only takes half of their earned vacation or paid time off. Unplugging every so often is essential to attain a healthy work-life balance.  To help...
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Three Steps to Take before You Set New Year’s Resolutions

December 21, 2016
Three Steps to Take before You Set New Year’s Resolutions

Tweet As 2016 draws to an end, approximately 45% of all Americans will set goals or resolutions for the New Year according to a University of Scranton Journal of Clinical Psychology article.  Here is a ranking of the top six resolutions: Lose weight Get organized Spend less, save more Enjoy life to the fullest...
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Dale Carnegie Celebrates 104th Anniversary and Unveils New Brand

December 14, 2016
Dale Carnegie Celebrates 104th Anniversary and Unveils New Brand

Tweet Last week, the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa was erupting with enthusiasm as over 800 Dale Carnegie leaders, trainers and partners gathered at the organization’s biannual International convention.  The organization (formerly known as Dale Carnegie Training – now simply referred to as Dale Carnegie) is also marking its 104th anniversary. The...
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Three Ways Managers Can Maximize Employee Engagement during the Holidays

December 7, 2016
Three Ways Managers Can Maximize Employee Engagement during the Holidays

Tweet With all of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, many employees wonder if it really, ‘tis the season to be jolly.  While businesses are focused on fulfilling customers’ needs in an effort to grow their share of holiday consumer spending, many managers fall short on recognizing the employees who actually provide...
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Three Reasons to Slow Down This Holiday Season

November 30, 2016
Three Reasons to Slow Down This Holiday Season

Tweet It’s the ‘most wonderful time of the year,’ or is it?  For many Americans, the Thanksgiving holiday officially kicks-off a month full of stress as they struggle to balance their professional responsibilities with additional ‘tis the season to-do’s.  Here are three reasons to slow down so you can glow all season long. The...
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Three Reasons Giving Gratitude Year Round Is Good for Business

November 16, 2016
Three Reasons Giving Gratitude Year Round Is Good for Business

Tweet It’s common for businesses to show customer and employee appreciation during the holidays, however some organizations are differentiating themselves by weaving such efforts into their daily and weekly plans.  This approach to appreciation is benefitting their bottom line and more.  Here are three reasons to give gratitude all year long. Showing appreciation increases...
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Four Fortunate Ways to Frame Peer Feedback

November 9, 2016
Four Fortunate Ways to Frame Peer Feedback

Tweet Communicating constructive criticism in an effective manner that benefits both parties can be downright challenging.  This is especially true when providing feedback to peers in the workplace which is a growing trend. Peer-to-peer feedback regarding an employee’s strengths and weaknesses offers insights into their performance beyond the top-down reviews given by their supervisors.  Here...
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