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Five Steps to Stay Motivated When You’re Exhausted

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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

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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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Every Day Should Be National Employee Appreciation Day

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March 6, 2018
Every Day Should Be National Employee Appreciation Day

Tweet Each first Friday in March is Employee Appreciation Day. While not all companies observe it, some reserve it as an official day on which to honor and celebrate their employees. Whether on the official day or any other, here are four reasons to show employees appreciation. Appreciation matters as much as money to...
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Five Steps to Stay Motivated When You’re Exhausted

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October 17, 2017
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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Treat Your Staff Like Volunteers

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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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The Five Words in S.M.I.L.E.

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December 19, 2011

Tweet The song Smile was first recorded in 1936 as the theme in Charlie Chaplin’s last silent movie but words were never added until 1954 when the new lyrics gave Nat King Cole a huge hit. It was Michael Jackson’s favorite song of all time. That says a lot. There is a saying that...
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The “Spark” That Ignites Your Fire

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November 7, 2011

Tweet What is that magic “spark” that motivates people?  Is it a new job title?  A pay increase?  The answer may surprise you.  Read this thought-provoking research fresh off the press from Harvard Business School. This post is shared with you by the good folks at Dale Carnegie Training of Central & Southern New Jersey. We...
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Nobody Wants a Counterfeit Coin

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August 8, 2011

Tweet I noticed a Facebook status today that said “be a first-rate you rather than a second rate somebody else.”  The quote made me smile, and I discovered that the 17-year old who posted this status had no idea that Dale Carnegie offered the same sage advice many years ago. In his book How...
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