Posts Tagged ‘ dale carnegie small business ’

4 Components of Leadership

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December 13, 2013
4 Components of Leadership

Tweet Here in New Jersey, the holiday season is quickly changing our business world with both opportunity and accountability. Both leadership and management clearly understand the need to get the most out of people. It is through engaged employees that we find the success that increases efficiency and results. It is critical that we...
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Be Yourself and Let Everything Else Fall Into Place

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September 20, 2013
Be Yourself and Let Everything Else Fall Into Place

Tweet Dale Carnegie always said that each of us is something new in the world. Be glad of it, and make the most of what nature gave you. In the last analysis, all art is autobiographical. You can sing only what you are. You can paint only what you are. You must be what...
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Seven Steps to Improved Communication Skills

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January 29, 2013
Seven Steps to Improved Communication Skills

Tweet No matter what your responsibilities are on the job, communication skills are essential for communication with clients, customers, and co-workers. And that’s especially true these days, where advanced technologies and complex software packages are often responsible for monitoring operations and keeping businesses solvent. It’s no wonder, therefore, that communication skills are one of...
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5 Factors to Help You S.M.I.L.E.

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September 18, 2012
5 Factors  to Help You S.M.I.L.E.

Tweet   “Smile an everlasting smile, a smile can bring you near to me.” (Barry, Maurice, & Robin Gibbs 1967) Here in New Jersey and across the Carnegie Nation, there is nothing more powerful than a simple smile. In the classic best seller, How to Win Friends and Influence People, Section Two, Chapter Two,...
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Don’t Throw Away Those Business Cards Just Yet!

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April 5, 2012

Tweet I read an article recently about the coming demise of perhaps the most utilized marketing tool of all time—the business card. The rationale—according to new age “techies”—is that business cards will be replaced by “bumping” smart phones for an exchange of information. That is, using the iPhone application “Bump” in a kind of...
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Is Your Career and Life Balanced as an Entrepreneur?

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February 24, 2012

Tweet A lot of people have been asking themselves lately about the concept of work-life balance. This is a term that’s often tossed around in leadership or entrepreneurial circles. For many, this has come up because of a drive to succeed through starting a new career, launching a start-up company, or reinventing a life...
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Is it Time for a New Elevator Sales Pitch?

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February 17, 2012

Tweet From entrepreneurs and career seekers to sales pros, everyone needs a great elevator pitch. If you don’t already know what an elevator pitch is, here is a definition: An elevator speech is a short, 30-second or less verbal picture of what you do and what you have to offer others. The entire precept...
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Keep Valentine’s Day Appropriate in the Office

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February 14, 2012

Tweet As schoolchildren most of us looked forward to swapping Valentines with classmates. We all did it, working diligently from lists of classmates so no one was forgotten and it was safe to give your secret crush a Valentine’s Day card without letting the secret out of the bag. But the office is not...
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Market Your Leadership Skills When Interviewing

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January 23, 2012

Tweet Preparing for a job interview is hard, and it is no wonder why so many people worry about it. Part of this is because most people don’t have a lot of experience marketing themselves to others. We are taught as kids that we are supposed to be humble and not brag about what...
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Three Steps for Creating Lifetime Customers with Thoughtful Communication

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January 19, 2012

Tweet It’s one thing to provide great customer service, but it’s another thing all together with to keep those same customers coming back over and over again. These “lifetime” customers are vital to the success of your business, and so it should be your focus in every communication to help develop a loyal following...
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