Posts Tagged ‘ Leadership Development ’

Four Reasons Leaders Should Invest Time Coaching Employees

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November 13, 2017
Four Reasons Leaders Should Invest Time Coaching Employees

Tweet When evaluating all of the characteristics of effective managers, there are two telling traits—personal character development and a commitment to developing employees.  While many leaders’ rise through the ranks is evidence of their acute personal and professional development, many lack the skills to effectively coach others.  In fact, when employees were surveyed about this topic, a...
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Three Ways to Lead Your Team to the Next Level

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August 29, 2016
Three Ways to Lead Your Team to the Next Level

Tweet Sometimes leaders wish that they had stronger teams, but how many examine themselves to ascertain how their leadership style impacts their team’s performance? There are two sides of the high performance team equation. First, managers must exhibit stellar leadership skills to drive employee engagement. Gallup estimates that managers account for at least 70%...
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Managing Stress and Goal Setting

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September 5, 2014
Managing Stress and Goal Setting

Tweet Goal setting is a worthwhile and necessary function on the road to success. But over-striving to meet goals often results in more stress, and thus, the need to find ways to reduce it. When attempting to reduce goal-oriented stress, your friends at Dale Carnegie Training of Central & Southern New Jersey recommends first...
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5 Critical Factors for Professional Listening

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September 4, 2014
5 Critical Factors for Professional Listening

Tweet Are listening and speaking equal skills for the leadership in organizations across New Jersey? It is a great question for both managers and employees to think about. Most professionals learn to talk very early in life and continue that trend through their careers. Talking is easy for many of us. Although many leaders...
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7 Reasons to Engage Small Business Employees

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August 22, 2014
7 Reasons to Engage Small Business Employees

Tweet Small businesses here in New Jersey enjoy a number of advantages over their “big box” competitors. Clients often find that small businesses offer important one-on-one relationships and small businesses today can often change on a dime and make adjustments quickly and effectively when process improvement is needed. However, as flexible and nimble as...
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Developing Public Speaking Courage and Self-Confidence

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August 22, 2014
Developing Public Speaking Courage and Self-Confidence

Tweet Since 1912, more than five hundred thousand men and women have been members of Dale Carnegie’s public speaking course. Many of them have written statements telling why they enrolled for this training and what they hoped to obtain from it. While the phraseology varied, the central desire in these letters—the basic “want” from...
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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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Do You Have a Management Mindset?

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August 1, 2014
Do You Have a Management Mindset?

Tweet Before you ask your boss for a managerial level promotion, it’s a good idea to spend some time thinking about whether or not you are management material. The fact that you are an outstanding employee does not mean that you will like being a manager, or that you have the skills necessary to...
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Developing a Sales Success Attitude

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July 18, 2014
Developing a Sales Success Attitude

Tweet Developing and understanding how your attitude relates to your career is a very important first step to increasing your sales success. Once you have an attitude understanding, you can better develop a personal value statement. A personal value statement is absolutely critical to communicating the value you provide to a client. Here are...
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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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