Liz Scavnicky-Yaekle


[Infographic] The Importance of Employee Engagement

January 15, 2019
[Infographic] The Importance of Employee Engagement

Tweet Creating an atmosphere where employees feel engaged in their work can be tough. Everyone has different motivations, likes and dislikes, and expectations of themselves and their overall lives, so creating a workplace that caters to all of these needs can sometimes feel impossible. The challenge is so great for some that they simply...
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Three Contributing Factors to the Most Successful Companies

January 7, 2019
Three Contributing Factors to the Most Successful Companies

Tweet Last week, Fortune released this year’s list of the Most Admired Companies. Consistent with past rankings, Fortune evaluated 1,500 candidate organizations: the 1,000 largest U.S. companies ranked by revenue, along with non-U.S. companies in Fortune’s Global 500 database that have revenues of $10 billion or more. The full roster includes 50 companies, from tech giants like Apple in 1st place...
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Three Steps to Setting Yourself up for Entrepreneurial Success

December 17, 2018
Three Steps to Setting Yourself up for Entrepreneurial Success

Tweet Have you been dreaming of owning your own business or have an idea based on a need you’ve identified in the marketplace, but aren’t sure where to begin? At Dale Carnegie Training, we are passionate about helping people not only pursue their professional and personal goals, but to persevere. Here are three steps for setting...
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Dodge Depression this Holiday Season

December 11, 2018
Dodge Depression this Holiday Season

Tweet As winter days darken and end-of-year deadlines grow, the holidays aren’t merry and bright for everyone. For some, December can be the most difficult time of year, and having a negative attitude or feeling depressed is not limited to people diagnosed with clinical depression—it can happen to anyone. Here are three ways to...
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Five Steps to Stay Motivated When You’re Exhausted

December 3, 2018
Five Steps to Stay Motivated When You’re Exhausted

Tweet We all have ‘off’ days from time to time. Whether you didn’t get enough sleep or aren’t excited about what you need to accomplish on any given day, here are five steps to staying motivated so you can get the job done. First, visualize your goal and document the reasons for attaining it. Sometimes...
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Four Reasons to Garner Gratitude in the Workplace

November 27, 2018
Four Reasons to Garner Gratitude in the Workplace

Tweet Most American employees have become accustomed to an automatic reply of, “thanks.” Unfortunately, such simple statements don’t bear much weight. In fact, only four percent of workers find these generic expressions of recognition memorable according to Globoforce. To truly demonstrate gratitude, words and actions must be deliberate and specific. Here are four reasons why Dale...
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Affordable Ways to Show Customers Sincere Appreciation

November 19, 2018
Affordable Ways to Show Customers Sincere Appreciation

Tweet There are hundreds of ways to show appreciation for your customers this holiday season—even on a shoestring budget. Many businesses hold off until closer to mid-December to deliver gifts to clients, but Thanksgiving is also an ideal time to show them appreciation with gifts or notes of thanks. Here are four ways to...
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Master an Interview After Leaving a Job on Bad Terms

November 12, 2018
Master an Interview After Leaving a Job on Bad Terms

Tweet Leaving a job on less-than favorable terms sometimes results in feeling defeated, depleted and awkward. Worse yet, it’s difficult to discern how to discuss why we left a previous employer once we land an interview. Whether you were let-go, resigned with less than two weeks’ notice, or got burned out and quit, have...
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Three Tips to Put Your Networking Fears to Rest

October 28, 2018
Three Tips to Put Your Networking Fears to Rest

Tweet Networking effectively is important to succeed in any line of business, yet many people fear putting themselves into uncharted waters and meeting unfamiliar faces. Think back to the last networking event you attended, perhaps it was a conference or new product launch party. Did you look new faces in the eyes as you...
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Three Fears to Overcome When Job Searching

October 23, 2018
Three Fears to Overcome When Job Searching

Tweet A longer-than anticipated job search can crush self-confidence and fertilize fears of rejection. When your livelihood is at stake and landing a new job is a priority, here are three fears to overcome—and how to do it. 1. Enlisting the support of others. Research shows that most people are too reluctant to ask for...
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