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Build a Workplace People Love in Three Steps

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

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 serves...
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3 Questions to Determine if You Are an Enlightened Leader

July 2, 2015
3 Questions to Determine if You Are an Enlightened Leader

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, ‘The...
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Three Ways to Improve Your Level of Employee Engagement

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

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 the...
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Disagree Agreeably — Three Ways to Say ‘No’ Nicely

June 19, 2015
Disagree Agreeably — Three Ways to Say ‘No’ Nicely

Disagreement is a natural dynamic between people—especially when in a meeting where multiple solutions are proposed by your colleagues. Choosing one solution inevitably results in disagreeing with another team member’s proposal. When left unresolved, disagreements can become problematic as the inherent conflict drains employees’ time, energy, confidence and productivity. The last thing you want...
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Famous Dale Carnegie Graduates and the Principles they Personify

June 12, 2015
Famous Dale Carnegie Graduates and the Principles they Personify

The world famous Dale Carnegie Course is our flagship program which was developed by our founder, Dale Carnegie. His tried and true human relations principles were first published in his book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, which has sold more than 15 million copies worldwide since its release in 1936. You may...
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Walk the Talk — Three Leadership Principles Worth Following

June 5, 2015
Walk the Talk — Three Leadership Principles Worth Following

Often times during my career when micro—or mismanaged, I would ponder, “How did my boss ever get promoted to a leadership position?” My colleagues always concurred and we would commiserate about their lack of knowledge, experience, positive attitude, interpersonal skills—to name a few. I myself had aspirations to promote and decided to invest in...
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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

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 Review article, 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

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 facial...
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Four Ways to Increase Productivity While Working Remotely

May 15, 2015
Four Ways to Increase Productivity While Working Remotely

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 work...
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Three Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

May 6, 2015
Three Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

A recent Inc. article unveils the truth about people who appear to be over-worked; you know the ones—they work late almost every night and on the weekends whether in the office or at home. Author AJ Agrawal’s reveals that in all honesty, these people are more than likely working inefficiently and that, “to produce...
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