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Tips for Developing Better Listening Skills

April 4, 2014
Tips for Developing Better Listening Skills

Tweet One of the strongest components of effective communication is simply developing one’s listening skills. By truly listening to what the other party is saying, respect, credibility, and trust are gained. Listening thoroughly will also serve to allow one to sincerely respond to what the other person is saying. One’s response will be on...
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Dale Carnegie’s Requirements for Effective Leadership

March 22, 2014
Dale Carnegie’s Requirements for Effective Leadership

Tweet There’s really no mystery surrounding effective leadership. The truth is that anyone can be an effective leader. They just need to find the right balance between social, moral and business aspects of leadership. An effective leader is generally someone that leads by example and other people just tend to follow because they believe...
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5 Ways to Delegate More Effectively

March 8, 2014
5 Ways to Delegate More Effectively

Tweet Delegating tasks efficiently is the most effective way to get the most out of your team’s performance. After all, as a leader within your organization, your team looks to you for direction. The decisions you make affect everyone’s workload, process and daily tasks. The way you delegate tasks can also eliminate redundancy and...
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You Made it Through Your Interview—Now What?

February 22, 2014
You Made it Through Your Interview—Now What?

Tweet Congratulations! You’ve just completed an interview for a position that interests you, or perhaps you met with a networking contact that offered some insight into your job search. Now that the interview is over, it’s time to swing into action with some proactive follow-up activities. Depending on the nature of your interview, follow...
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6 Tips For Making A Strong First Impression

February 9, 2014
6 Tips For Making A Strong First Impression

Tweet Regardless of our business, profession or career choice, we all must be salespeople to some degree—mostly in how we sell ourselves to others through first impressions. Unfortunately, one of the biggest mistakes most professionals make when they first meet someone is overselling themselves. With the exception of impromptu first impressions, scheduled first impressions like...
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6 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Business Card

January 24, 2014
6 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Business Card

Tweet There are a lot of business people who feel that the traditional business card will soon go the way of the Dodo bird. The rationale 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 fist-bump...
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Five Steps to High Volume Sales

January 20, 2014
Five Steps to High Volume Sales

Tweet Sales and marketing can be defined as the process of determining what it is that people want, what they need, what they can use, and what they’re willing to pay for. Then, providing a product or service in a timely and cost-effective manner that will satisfy those questions. Here are five steps to...
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An Approach that Appeals to Everybody

January 4, 2014
An Approach that Appeals to Everybody

Tweet Dale Carnegie was a master at appealing to a person’s nobler motives. He understood that every person you meet—including the one staring back at you from the mirror—has a high regard for them self, and likes to be fine and unselfish in his or her own estimation. J. Pierpont Morgan observed, in one...
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5 Tips for Acclimating a New Employee

December 6, 2013
5 Tips for Acclimating a New Employee

Tweet New employees generally feel overwhelmed with paperwork, computer passwords and log-ins, and remembering other employees’ names. But whether your company employs 5 or 5,000 employees, your organization can ease the transition for new hires. A facility tour and process overview is the best way to acclimate a new employee. Also pay attention to...
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Effective Leaders Don’t Give Orders—They Give Instructions

December 2, 2013
Effective Leaders Don’t Give Orders—They Give Instructions

Tweet Some leaders believe that giving constant orders equates to good management. This could not be further from the truth. Unless you are in a crisis situation, you do not have to give orders to get things done. Instead, you can provide instructions and encourage your team to meet goals creatively, helping team members...
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