Take Two before Bed—Insomnia Myths Debunked

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August 17, 2017
Take Two before Bed—Insomnia Myths Debunked

It wasn’t until I learned to apply Dale Carnegie’s 5th principle to ‘Break the Worry Habit before It Breaks You,’ which is, ‘Decide just how much anxiety a thing may be worth and refuse to give it more,’ that I learned to sleep on it instead of staying awake with it.  Here are two common myths about sleeplessness to...
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Maintain Credibility with Clients by Avoiding Three Statements

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August 11, 2017
Maintain Credibility with Clients by Avoiding Three Statements

Genuine credibility is comprised of trust, experience, reputation and empathy.  Attaining an optimal balance of each element requires an investment of time in each customer relationship.  To avoid damaging your credibility, avoid these three phrases. “Sorry; something came up.”  Dale Carnegie’s 12th Human Relationship principle, ‘If you are wrong, admit it quickly and emphatically,’ is worth applying to maintain trust...
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Four Ways to Win a Promotion

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August 4, 2017
Four Ways to Win a Promotion

If you think you’re ready for that big promotion, be sure to take the following four steps. Be accountable.  While accountability is an intrinsic human characteristic, employee ownership can be fostered in the right environment.  Dale Carnegie’s 17th Human Relations principle is, ‘Try honestly to see things from the other person’s point of view.’  Leaders must be sure to define...
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Is Going Back to School the Best Next Step?

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July 27, 2017

The results of a Harris survey for the University of Phoenix in Arizona found that nearly 80% of workers in...
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Three Factors that Influence Employee Stars’ Decision to Stay Onboard

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July 21, 2017

When top talent leaves an organization, the immediate impacts on the department can feel tragic.  Since employee engagement has barely...
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Step Outside of Your Comfort Zone and Into Success

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July 14, 2017

Everyone feels familiarity, safety and security within their individual comfort zones.  Our daily routines and patterns help stabilize our...
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Four Ways to Wow Your Willpower

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July 7, 2017

Many people—myself included, exercise regularly in order to improve their overall health.  What I never realized, however, is that...
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