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Dale Carnegie Training North Central U.S. | Learn how to drive employee engagement and why it matters.
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​Are companies that value employees more successful?

​Are companies that value employees more successful? | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it

Firms ranked among the "Best to Work For" recognize a connection between workers feeling well-treated and the bottom line

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Congratulations, Whole Foods, for being named Best Places to Work by Forbes. Watch their latest feature in CBS Sunday Morning News to learn how they are building a community of engagement with their team members! 

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Take 4 Steps to Grow

Take 4 Steps to Grow | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
Life is about growth, whether you’re running a company, yourself or your family. If you’re not growing you’re either stagnating or falling behind. While it’s possible for growth to happen organical...
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Five ways to drive engagement and build trust at work as a small business leader

Five ways to drive engagement and build trust at work as a small business leader | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
If you’re a small business leader, repeat after us: “There is no greater asset to my company than my employees.”
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Richard Branson weighs in on employee engagement

Richard Branson weighs in on employee engagement | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
When Richard Branson talks, people listen. . . especially executive leadership.
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8 Female Leaders On How To Overcome What's Holding Women Back

8 Female Leaders On How To Overcome What's Holding Women Back | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
Societal pressure, gender bias, insecurity--these leaders have all felt weighed down at some point. Here's how they took back the control.
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Excellent article about the unproductive messages we play in our heads by our team member, Maureen Tubbs http://bit.ly/1ty1A9f 

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Bridging the Organizational Divide // Dale Carnegie Training Leadership Acumen Workshop

Bridging the Organizational Divide // Dale Carnegie Training Leadership Acumen Workshop | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
Bridging the Organizational Divide // Dale Carnegie Training Leadership Acumen Workshop
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External Relationships: Engaging People Beyond the Organization’s Walls

External Relationships: Engaging People Beyond the Organization’s Walls | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
We talk a lot about employee engagement and its connection to organizational results. And substantial research shows that employees are more engaged when they feel valued by their supervisor, senio...
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How to Motivate Your IT Team After a Setback

How to Motivate Your IT Team After a Setback | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
Projects fail, clients move on and layoffs happen. However, you can keep your team motivated in the face of failure. It just takes some basic psychology, a little bit of time and a lot of empathy.
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Step 1: Empathize

"After a setback to your team, you should rely first on empathy to acknowledge the impact such events have on their colleagues and direct reports, Palazzolo says, before taking steps to move forward.

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Pro Tips for Tackling the Inbox

Pro Tips for Tackling the Inbox | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
It vexes us all: that never-ending, un-prioritized barrage of messages—from spam to strategy, trivial to tragedy. Since nearly every coaching session I conduct makes its way to the problem of email...
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I am up for this email challenge. Join me in applying these five tips over the next month and let us know how it works for you!

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Here's Why You Should Play Fantasy Football With Your Employees...

Here's Why You Should Play Fantasy Football With Your Employees... | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
Forget the ethos that says managers should keep a sizable distance from their employees. It turns out that having your workers address you only impersonally, from across a piranha-infested moat as you stand atop a jewel-encrusted pedestal isn’t the motivator that some leaders (and James Bond villains) believed it was. So [...]
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“Managers who show an interest in both your professional and personal life tend to have more engaged employees,” says DCT senior VP of marketing Piera Palazzolo.

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30 Ways to Practice Self-Love and Be Good to Yourself

30 Ways to Practice Self-Love and Be Good to Yourself | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
There is no other person in this world like you. You deserve to be loved not only by those around you but by the most important person in your life – YOU.
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"Step outside of your comfort zone and try something new. It’s incredible the feeling we get when we realize we have achieved something we didn’t know or think we could do before."

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5 Things No One Ever Tells You About Following Your Passion

5 Things No One Ever Tells You About Following Your Passion | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
Five things no one tells you about finding and following your passion, some of which might take you by surprise!
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"Nothing is better than feeling like you love what you do. If you’ve found your passion and are working at it professionally, what surprised you the most? If you are still looking, what’s the biggest thing holding you back?" 

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Managing a generation that doesn't want to be led

Managing a generation that doesn't want to be led | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
Millennials - those born between the early 80's and the late 90's - have grown up as leaders. They were captain of their rugby team, founded a new club, started a small business, edited their school
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Here's Why You Should Play Fantasy Football With Your Employees...

Here's Why You Should Play Fantasy Football With Your Employees... | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
Forget the ethos that says managers should keep a sizable distance from their employees. It turns out that having your workers address you only impersonally, from across a piranha-infested moat as you stand atop a jewel-encrusted pedestal isn’t the moti... http://www
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Bridging The Organization Divide Video

Dale Carnegie Training North Central US & Clear Channel Media + Entertainment present a 90 minute Leadership Acumen Workshop.
During this workshop, leaders will:

• Correlate investments of time and energy in building relationship capital with leadership success
• Identify an internal networking framework for leadership acumen success
• Determine gaps in their organizational network
• Learn strategies to build broad and deep networks across the organization to strengthen their relationship capital

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LEARN MORE: http://bit.ly/1sMr98x

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Corporate Social Responsibility: A Lever For Employee Attraction & Engagement

Corporate Social Responsibility: A Lever For Employee Attraction & Engagement | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
While the notion of "corporate social responsibility," may have once been regarded as a corporate philanthropy, it has quickly become a crucial part of any large company's long-term strategy – not just in marketing, but in recruiting, too: As consumers...
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Millennial Wisdom | LinkedIn

Millennial Wisdom | LinkedIn | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
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Congratulations to our colleague, Chandler Harmon on this great article!

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Want More Value from the Buyer/Supplier Relationship? Banish Zero-Sum Thinking!

Want More Value from the Buyer/Supplier Relationship? Banish Zero-Sum Thinking! | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
Knowledge is power, so the saying goes. So when Matt DeKam, Senior Commodity Manager at Ingersoll Rand, told me that transparency has been one of the keys to his most successful supplier relationsh...
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What’s one way you could be more strategically transparent with an external organization this month?

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Ready for Vacation? Do These Five Things First to Truly Relax

Ready for Vacation? Do These Five Things First to Truly Relax | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it

Rewarding yourself with a vacation has also been found to boost overall health and well-being, said Piera Palazzolo, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Dale Carnegie Training. Plus, temporarily checking out from work can positively affect an employee’s level of engagement and productivity in the workplace once they return.

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Improving Employee Engagement White Paper: The Role of the Immediate Supervisor | White Papers

Improving Employee Engagement White Paper: The Role of the Immediate Supervisor | White Papers | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
This Dale Carnegie Training White Paper discusses ideas for improving employee engagement by utilizing the role the immediate supervisor.
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12 Weekend Habits of Highly Successful People

12 Weekend Habits of Highly Successful People | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
Jay Z didn't become worth $520 million by only wanting it five out of seven days of the week. Read the top 12 weekend habits of highly successful people.
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#6. Warren Buffet: Make time for hobbies

This Dale Carnegie Training graduate is considered to be one of the most successful investors of the 20th century, but in his “spare” time Buffett likes to play the ukulele!

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The Manager-Employee Relationship Workshop | Event

The Manager-Employee Relationship Workshop | Event | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
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Wednesday, August 27th 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - The bottom line for engagement is that managers matter. As a front-line manager you have more control over your employees' engagement levels than any other contributing factor—more than senior management, more than company pride, and even more than money!

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6 Ways to Improve Your Conversations

6 Ways to Improve Your Conversations | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
You don't have to be born with the gift of gab to become an expert communicator. Here are six tips for better speaking and listening.
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"#3. Say the other person’s name. Dale Carnegie once said, “A person’s name is to that person, the sweetest, most important sound in any language.” 

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Let Me See You Roar: Highlights from WCLS 2014

Let Me See You Roar: Highlights from WCLS 2014 | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
“Leadership is an intense journey into yourself.” – Bill Hybels The scene: An auditorium filled with thousands of leaders from around the world, gathered for the 2014 Willow Creek Leadership Summit...
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Best Places to Work: Dale Carnegie Training Minnesota, No. 13 small company - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Best Places to Work: Dale Carnegie Training Minnesota, No. 13 small company - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal | Building a Community of Engagement | Scoop.it
Management style: "Hire the right people, give them the space and authority to do what is right and delegate."
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