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04/14/14

Why bosses are crucial to employee engagement

Last year Dale Carnegie Training asked MSW Research to undertake a benchmark, nationwide, cross-industry study of 1,500 employees to explore engagement in the workplace. The study discovered that among the multiple factors affecting employee engagement, a manager’s personal relationship with his or her direct reports is the single most influential. What follows are some of the conclusions that can be drawn from the study.

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03/17/14

How attitude changes everything

Dale Carnegie once said that attitudes are extremely contagious, and not a day goes by when I do not see this truth in action. My guess is that you know certain people who light up a room when they come in. They always seem to be the bearer of good news. They always have a smile on their face. They are interested in other people. They are positive leaders whom people want to follow.

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02/10/14

7 more tools for tackling workplace stress

As I noted in my last blog, stress in the workplace is probably as high or higher than it has ever been. With that in mind, I thought I’d present a few more tools to help you cope.

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01/06/14

3 proven strategies for handling workplace stress

In a world where we are all being asked to do more, and to do it better and faster with fewer resources, it’s no wonder the pressure is on. When Dale Carnegie wrote How to Stop Worrying and Start Living more than 60 years ago, he probably had no idea then how timeless his advice would be. The principles from the book are as applicable today as ever.

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12/09/13

The 3 keys to leading strong teams

A recent article in the Harvard Business Review tells the story of an orthopedic surgeon who has built a reputation as the Henry Ford of knee replacements. In a typical year, he performs 550 knee replacements, about two and a half times as many as the second-most-productive surgeon in the hospital. His patients also enjoy better outcomes and suffer fewer complications.

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Known for his Dale Carnegie training expertise, Terry Siebert is writing to inspire leaders to reach their greatest potential. Leadership, today more than ever, may mean the difference between closing the doors or opening new markets. Every month, he'll post help with mindset, business tools and more.

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