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Entries for December, 2016

Fun Things to Do with your Staff in the New Year

[To comment:] From Dale Carnegie short and sweet: Office Road Trip:  Have a mandatory half-day of fun at a local mall or offsite venue. Special Employee Awards: Recognize your coworkers for their achievements; sincere or silly. Homemade Dessert: Have a day at the office where everyone can bring in their best homemade dessert.  Employee Trivia: Test your […]

10 Tips To Help You — I call it Leadership 101

[To comment:] From Anita Zinsmeister, president, Dale Carnegie Training of Central and Southern New Jersey 10 Tips To Help You Become A Better Leader   Word count for this issue: 793 Approximate time to read: 3.2 minutes @ 250 words per minute  When a business hits some turbulence, an executive’s instinct is sometimes to focus on greater […]

Keep holiday cards professional

[To] From Hallmark comes this Tip to Succeed: Keep holiday cards professional…• Holiday greeting cards should be more tailored and formal than cards for family and friends. Keep messages brief and secular unless you are certain of the recipient’s religious faith.• Sign each card personally – even if your name is preprinted on the […]

Getting Media Coverage

            [To comment:] Number ONE is building relationships. No matter the market size, there are more opportunities to get your story on TV than ever before. The days of only two daily newscasts are long gone. Most television stations have early morning, mid-day and early afternoon casts in addition to the traditional 6 and […]