Presentation Effectiveness

Using Mobile Technology for Greater Team Efficiency

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November 16, 2011

Tweet Mobile technology is becoming the number one source for many businesses to keep teams connected, especially with the increase in a more remote workforce. As of 2011, it is estimated that 20 to 30 million people work from home offices at least one day per week, with more than 2% of the total...
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5 Tips for Improving Team Productivity Through Effective Communication

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November 3, 2011

Tweet A team is only as good as its people, therefore it makes sense that effective communication can make for more productive team efforts. When team members connect on a cerebral level, a magical thing occurs. As a whole, a team that communicates well organizes the group towards a specific set of goals. A...
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How to Make People Like You Instantly

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October 26, 2011

Tweet Dale Carnegie knew that the key to making others like him was to make the other person feel important. In his book, “How to Develop Self-Confidence & Influence People by Public Speaking,” he tells the story of waiting in line to register a letter in the post office at 33rd Street and Eighth...
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How To Be a Good Conversationalist

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October 13, 2011

Tweet In his book, “How to Develop Self-Confidence and Influence People by Public Speaking,” Dale Carnegie offers the following advice for being a good conversationalist: The reason so many people are poor conversationalists is that they talk about only the things that interest them. That may be deadly boring to others. Reverse the process....
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Warren Buffet on His Dale Carnegie Experience

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September 19, 2011

Tweet The Wall Street Journal once ran a great series of articles regarding successful people and early failures that helped make them more successful in the long run.  The articles feature numerous successful individuals including Ted Turner, Tom Brokaw, Meredith Vieira, and Dale Carnegie Training’s Most Successful Graduate, Warren Buffett. Here is an excerpt...
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One Smart Way to Sell Higher-Priced Products & Services

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August 30, 2011

Tweet When it comes to sales, there are some products that are high in demand and don’t require much “selling” to get consumers and purchasers to buy.  Such things as the Apple iPhone, Coach purses or a flat-screen televisions.  These are things that seemingly “fly off the shelves” because consumers actually want these items. ...
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Job Searching Tips for New Grads (As Well As Not-So-New Grads!)

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July 22, 2011

Tweet As we near the end of July, it’s hard not to ask yourself, “What happened to summer?”  With reports that Michigan’s unemployment rate is up to 10.5% this month—1.3% above the nation’s unemployment rate—there’s no question that there are plenty of newly graduated students hoping to find employment coming out of school that...
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Resume Tips to Help You Get a Call Back

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July 13, 2011

Tweet In today’s economy, finding a job is harder than ever.  Hundreds of people are submitting their resumes for the same position and for the person trying to decipher which resumes make the initial cut, all of the resumes that come in may start to look the same and it gets harder to find...
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On-the-Job Experience Can Tell You How to Set up a Meeting

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June 24, 2011

Tweet Written by Michael Crom 12:00 AM, Jun. 20, 2011| Question: For the first time in my career, I have been promoted into a managerial role.  Setting up and running a meeting is something that I have not done before. But this is now something that will be a much larger part of my job.  How...
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Are You Ready to Lead?

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May 26, 2011

Tweet Have you been vying for a leadership role?  If so, make sure that you not only have what it takes to be an effective leader, but clearly demonstrate those skills on a daily basis. For example, if you become frustrated easily and often, how can management entrust you to thrive in a position...
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