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4 Elements of Presentation

October 2, 2015
4 Elements of Presentation

Tweet Hamilton NJ. We are in the middle of a run of the High Impact Presentations Course. This is a two day, video capture, workshop style training, which we present one day each week over two weeks. In one part of the training we discuss the power of communicating with greater impact. As we...
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Wicked, Changing Perceptions

August 28, 2015
Wicked, Changing Perceptions

Tweet Joint Base McGuire, Dix, Lakehurst: Having just finished delivering the Dale Carnegie Immersion Seminar (Strictly Business), which is the three day version of the Dale Carnegie Course in Hanger One at Lakehurst, I got to thinking about skills and perceptions. Attached is a link to video of Marshall Goldsmith explaining that it is...
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Leadership vs Authority

March 7, 2014

Tweet Authority noun: authority; noun: auth.; plural noun: authorities 1. The power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience. Given to or invested in a person by an organization, or group. “He had absolute authority over his subordinates” Leadership verb: leadership; 1. Leadership is the act of creating environments that influence...
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Managing Change

January 24, 2014

Tweet Scott and Jaffe Change Model Dealing with change in an organization is often a highly emotional issue. Scott and Jaffe, discuss the importance of a sort of tipping point from resistance to curiosity. In our Dale Carnegie CBDS module entitled “Manage Change Effectively” we echo this line of thought, but not in an...
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Treat Your Staff Like Volunteers

December 18, 2012

Tweet When ever I speak with retail managers I always tell them to keep in mind that the minimal hourly rate their employees receive will not work as a threat to drive performance. My advice is to treat them like volunteers. This means that you have to motivate them with other needs. Abraham Maslow...
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How We Make Them Feel

September 26, 2012

Tweet We often say that a long time from now people will not remember what you said, they will not remember what you did, but they will remember how you made them feel. To that end here are three people from my past and what I remember about how they made me feel. What...
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“Direct” the Euphemism

September 4, 2012

Tweet An onsite company class went down an interesting path a few years ago. The lead me to a realization that there is a very big difference between being respectfully direct in a business discussion and using the word “direct” as a Euphemism. We came to the conclusion that Mr. Carnegie’s principles afford us...
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Charisma, and How To Get It!

June 13, 2012

Tweet This article on Charisma is from my friend Rory Vaden. Click on the links to learn more about Rory. Much of what Mr. Vaden has to say here can be bolstered by the concious application of Dale Carnegie Principles. Enjoy: Contrary to popular belief, charisma is something that we can all improve upon....
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“Seal” the deal with DC principles

December 7, 2011

Tweet “Mission Beach” I said to the cab driver. He replied back in a contemplative sort of way “Mission Beach eh? OK”. My wife Heather and I were at the International Convention for Dale Carnegie Training in San Diego California, and we wanted to do some sight seeing. We were not interested in the...
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Movie Vision

November 23, 2011

Tweet During a break on an HIP class for Joint Base McGuire, Dix, Lakehurst one of the participants handed me his iphone and said “check out Kanti’s movie.” I was floored when I saw a trailer open up for a major motion picture called “When Harry Tries to Marry”. Then, there he is in...
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