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Feeling Overwhelmed? Three Steps to Developing a ‘To-Don’t’ List

October 11, 2017

If you’re feeling overwhelmed at work, you are not alone.  According to the American Institute of Stress, 80% of workers feel stress on the job and nearly half say they need help in learning how to manage stress. Dale Carnegie was a stress management pioneer, having published his best-selling book, How to Stop Worrying...
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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

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 first....
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Success in 2015 = Engaged Employees

January 15, 2015
Success in 2015 = Engaged Employees

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 value...
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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)

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, and...
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Lemons Into Lemonade

December 23, 2014
Lemons Into Lemonade

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 we...
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Networking Etiquette

December 16, 2014
Networking Etiquette

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 (and...
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Under-Promise, Over-Deliver

December 9, 2014
Under-Promise, Over-Deliver

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? Of...
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Mind Over Matter

December 1, 2014
Mind Over Matter

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 Vinnedge...
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“Born Leader”? Think Again!

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

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

November 19, 2014
R-E-S-P-E-C-T – Find Out What It Means…

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 respect...
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