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Five Steps to Delegate Effectively

August 17, 2015
Five Steps to Delegate Effectively

Tweet The ability to delegate effectively is paramount to a leader’s success. Although many people assume delegating to others ultimately wastes time, it is necessary for employees to grow in their roles. Others fear losing control of a project, however this will not occur when delegating correctly. Here are five steps to delegate effectively....
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Conquer the Tyranny of the Urgent in Two Steps

July 31, 2015
Conquer the Tyranny of the Urgent in Two Steps

Tweet We all share common challenges to maximizing our productivity level. First, there are only 24 hours in a day. Secondly, if we are actively applying Dale Carnegie’s Human Relations principles, we have more professional and personal relationships than ever before, but less time to foster them. Charles E. Hummel published a groundbreaking essay...
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Four Tips to Revealing Your Best Self This Summer

July 24, 2015
Four Tips to Revealing Your Best Self This Summer

Tweet Most people are in their best physical shape during the summer vs. winter months. Warm, sunny days make it easier to stay active and maintain a positive attitude. Many set a goal of losing weight to look their best in anticipation of attendance at major milestone celebrations like graduations and weddings. Consider working...
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Build a Workplace People Love in Three Steps

July 17, 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 Questions to Determine if You Are an Enlightened Leader

July 9, 2015
Three Questions to Determine if You Are an Enlightened Leader

Tweet As a graduate and former instructor of the Dale Carnegie Course, I enjoy comparing and contrasting other human relations and leadership principles, mantras and methods with those of Dale Carnegie. I recently read an article by another best-selling author, Deepak Chopra, and drew some interesting parallels between tenets outlined in his recent article,...
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Three Ways to Improve Your Level of Employee Engagement

July 2, 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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Top Sales Professionals Traits to Emulate

June 18, 2015
Top Sales Professionals Traits to Emulate

Tweet Henry Ford famously said, “Nothing happens until someone sells something.” He was referring to the sales engine required to drive sales of Ford’s vehicles, however the same mantra can be said for every product and service.  New research from Steve W. Martin, the founder of Heavy Hitter Sales, reveals what differentiates the heavy...
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Four Ways to Increase Productivity While Working Remotely

June 5, 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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Three Effective Ways to Reach Generations Y and Z

May 29, 2015
Three Effective Ways to Reach Generations Y and Z

Tweet Corporations, retailers, and universities have been trying to understand Millennials for years. They were born in the early 1980s and their technological wizardry mystifies the world. According to a recent Harvard Business Reviewarticle, there is, “an even more puzzling generation on the horizon — and they’re going to change everything.” This is the iGeneration,...
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How to Align Your Body Language for Success

May 22, 2015
How to Align Your Body Language for Success

Tweet Did you know that your body language can help or hurt your level of success? Surprisingly, your voice inflection, facial expressions and body language comprise up to 90% of your message. Body language or nonverbal communication is extremely important in business given that humans produce over1: 700,000 signs 5,000 distinct hand gestures 250,000...
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