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Do You Have the Keys to Unlock Your Potential?

February 13, 2015
Do You Have the Keys to Unlock Your Potential?

Tweet You’ve heard of the Dale Carnegie course, but should you take it? Many successful people—from Dr. Sanjay Gupta to Warren Buffet, attribute their success to the Effective Communications and Human Relations skills taught in this course. Here are five questions to ask yourself to determine if you should take the course: Are you...
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Communication—Empower Employees in Three Steps

February 5, 2015
Communication—Empower Employees in Three Steps

Tweet If life is a song, the lyrics are communication. Here are three steps to significantly improve workplace communication and ultimately empower employees. 1.     Ensure Internal Information Is Accessible and Inspirational Despite today’s technologically utopian environment, information is often times poorly organized and/or unavailable to employees. This can be particularly frustrating for newer employees. If...
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Overcoming Worry of Olympic Proportions—An Olympian’s Story

January 30, 2015
Overcoming Worry of Olympic Proportions—An Olympian’s Story

Tweet A recent Fortune article highlights one Olympian’s ability to turn stress into strength—and ultimate success. Emily Hughes was able to overcome obstacles of stress by following principles that exemplify Dale Carnegie’s formula for overcoming worry which is: Live in “day-tight compartments.” Growing up, Emily’s dad always emphasized that she was a “student-athlete” and...
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Four Steps to Revise and Conquer New Year’s Resolutions

January 22, 2015
Four Steps to Revise and Conquer New Year’s Resolutions

Tweet Lose weight; spend less money and more time with family; don’t text while driving, etc. More than 40% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, yet only 8% actually achieve them. If you set resolutions and are unsatisfied with your January results, shake it off and read on… Brief is Better- Many people set...
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Are You a Micromanager?

May 10, 2012
Are You a Micromanager?

Tweet Micromanagement of employees often stifles teamwork, productivity, creativity and loyalty.  It also diminishes trust and adds inordinate amounts of stress. Ironically, most micromanagers don’t realize the extent to which they micromanage.  They are so busy thoroughly inspecting and monitoring the activities of their employees, and rarely put themselves under the magnifying glass of painstaking...
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Free Workshop Enables Entrepreneurs to Plan for Success

April 5, 2012
Free Workshop Enables Entrepreneurs to Plan for Success

Tweet When discussing whether success can be attributed to hard work vs. luck, Thomas Edison once said, “Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.” Indeed there is a ton of work that goes into running a successful business. There are also key characteristics that an entrepreneur or leader must possess to be successful such...
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The Tipping Point – Amazing Tips about Human Behavior

March 1, 2012
The Tipping Point – Amazing Tips about Human Behavior

Tweet If you haven’t yet read The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell, add it to your reading list.  It’s an amazing book that scrutinizes how and why change occurs as quickly and unexpectedly as it typically does.  Its comprehensive insights into social dynamics provide fundamental laws governing the trends of human behavior. Just as...
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2012 NAWBO Philadelphia Leadership Conference

February 9, 2012
2012 NAWBO Philadelphia Leadership Conference

Tweet Calling all female entrepreneurs!  Discover innovative approaches to business growth from extraordinary women at the NAWBO Greater Philadelphia Leadership Conference- Best of the Best on April 12, 2012 from 8:30 am until 1:30 pm.  The conference will be held at the Villanova Conference Center located at 601 County Line Road in Radnor, PA...
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Communication Power Plays

December 5, 2011
Communication Power Plays

Tweet How would it feel to communicate with more power and excitement?  More importantly, how would an audience react to your ability to communicate dynamically and powerfully?  Chances are, you would feel more confident and excited, and your audience would be more interested and apt to pay attention. The way a person’s voice sounds...
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Are You Dale Carnegie’s Biggest Fan?

August 2, 2011
Are You Dale Carnegie’s Biggest Fan?

Tweet Calling all Dale Carnegie fans! Dale Carnegie local franchisees have announced their search for Dale Carnegie’s Biggest Fan. The winner of the contest will receive an iPad2! It’s easy to enter: Determine how Dale Carnegie has most impacted you or your company. Chances are the benefits you received from taking your Dale Carnegie...
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