Posts Tagged ‘ how to stopy worrying and start living ’

Make the Fault Seem Easy to Correct

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August 9, 2014
Make the Fault Seem Easy to Correct

Tweet A bachelor friend of Dale Carnegie, about forty years old, became engaged, and his fiancée persuaded him to take some dancing lessons. “The Lord knows I needed dancing lessons,” confessed the friend, “for I danced just as I did when I first started twenty years ago. The first teacher I engaged probably told...
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Why Should You Care About Employee Engagement?

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July 6, 2014
Why Should You Care About Employee Engagement?

Tweet Employee engagement is profitable for both your company’s bottom line and the overall work environment. By improving profits and making your workplace more attractive to employees, you can gain a serious advantage over your competition. Employee engagement really pays off—a company with engaged employees saw a 19% increase in operating income. By contrast,...
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A Clear Mind Starts With a Clear Desk

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April 27, 2014
A Clear Mind Starts With a Clear Desk

Tweet Roland L. Williams, President of the Chicago and Northwestern Railway, once said, “A person with his desk piled high with papers on various matters will find his work much easier and more accurate if he clears that desk of all but the immediate problem at hand. I call this good housekeeping, and it...
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The Key to Peace and Happiness

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March 1, 2014
The Key to Peace and Happiness

Tweet Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver’s Travels, was the most devastating pessimist in English literature. He was so sorry that he had been born that he wore black and fasted on his birthday; yet, in his despair, this supreme pessimist also praised the great health-giving powers of cheerfulness and happiness. Dale Carnegie talks about...
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How to Elicit Cooperation From Others

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September 27, 2013
How to Elicit Cooperation From Others

Tweet People tend to have much more faith in ideas that we discover for ourselves rather than ideas that are handed to us on a silver platter. And if that’s true, isn’t it bad judgment to try to ram your opinions down the throats of other people? Isn’t it wiser to make suggestions—and let...
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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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Make Your Daily Problems Seem Easy by Comparison

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April 22, 2013
Make Your Daily Problems Seem Easy by Comparison

Tweet Ted Ericksen once told Dale Carnegie how he used to be a terrible “worry wart.” But in the summer of 1942, when he was a young man just starting out on his life’s path, he had an experience that banished worry from his life for all time, and made every other trouble seem...
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Eight Words That Can Transform Your Life

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March 11, 2013
Eight Words That Can Transform Your Life

Tweet Dale Carnegie was once asked what was the biggest lesson he had ever learned. He replied that, “By far, the most vital lesson I have ever learned is the importance of what we think.” You see, Carnegie knew that our thoughts make us what we are—our mental attitude is the “X” factor that...
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How to Win People to Your Way of Thinking

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February 19, 2013
How to Win People to Your Way of Thinking

Tweet J.P. Morgan once observed that a person usually has two good reasons for doing a thing: one that sounds good and a real one. The person himself will think of the real reason. You don’t need to emphasize that. But all of us, being idealists at heart, like to think of motives that...
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It’s Important to Think Before You Speak

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February 4, 2013
It’s Important to Think Before You Speak

Tweet Choosing our words wisely is more important than ever with social media dominating our communication, both professionally and personally. Especially if you’re at all in the public eye, the moment you say something your words could go viral. Just ask Superbowl MVP, Jersey Joe Flacco, quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens. When asked last...
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