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Dale Carnegie Celebrates 104th Anniversary and Unveils New Brand

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December 16, 2016
Dale Carnegie Celebrates 104th Anniversary and Unveils New Brand

Tweet Last week, the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa was erupting with enthusiasm as over 800 Dale Carnegie leaders, trainers and partners gathered at the organization’s biannual International convention.  The organization (formerly known as Dale Carnegie Training – now simply referred to as Dale Carnegie) is also marking its 104th anniversary. The...
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Let’s Talk Turkey—Three Profitable Ways to Show Appreciation

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November 13, 2015
Let’s Talk Turkey—Three Profitable Ways to Show Appreciation

Tweet ‘Tis the season to save a bundle from a consumer’s perspective, and sell a ton from a retailer’s perspective.  What is often missed—especially when forcing employees to work on Thanksgiving, is the true spirit of the season. There are umpteen ways to show your gratitude to employees and customers, however these three tips...
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Three Paths to Innovation at Small Companies

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September 23, 2015
Three Paths to Innovation at Small Companies

Tweet Most people agree that an innovation strategy is critical to a company’s success, however many also say that it is easier said than executed.  Of the one hundred largest companies in the U.S. a century ago, only seventeen survive today.  The rate of new product innovation in consumer goods increases exponentially year over...
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Dale Carnegie Training Announces Joseph K. Hart, Jr. as New President and CEO

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August 21, 2015
Dale Carnegie Training Announces Joseph K. Hart, Jr. as New President and CEO

Tweet Dale Carnegie Training, the worldwide leader in professional development, performance improvement, leadership training, and employee engagement, recently announced that Joseph “Joe” K. Hart, Jr. is its new President and CEO. Hart is a graduate of the Dale Carnegie course which he took 20 years ago. Today, he attributes much of his success in business to the training...
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Wells Fargo Breaks Through With Biometrics

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June 19, 2015
Wells Fargo Breaks Through With Biometrics

Tweet San Francisco’s Wells Fargo Bank recently announced that it is experimenting with biometric technology in an effort to improve its security system for mobile banking. At its headquarters, a few banking executives revealed the selfie-like technology in which a person’s face and voice are scanned to verify their identity. This security authentication technology...
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Bay Area in the News…

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July 17, 2012
Bay Area in the News…

Tweet Here are some interesting stories in the news that should be of interest to forward-thinking residents of the Bay Area from your friends at Dale Carnegie Training of the Bay Area… Tough job market inspiring Silicon Valley entrepreneurs PALO ALTO, Calif. — The tough job market is leading to a Bay Area revival...
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Tips for Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

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July 16, 2012
Tips for Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

Tweet As temperatures across much of the Country head into the triple digits, it is important to stay safe.  Extreme heat can cause a wide array of health problems including heat stroke, dehydration and more.  Stay safe this summer by following a few simple tips. It is incredibly important to stay hydrated. Make sure...
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Dip in California Unemployment Rate Signals Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

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May 17, 2012

Tweet Earlier this week, the official word went out that the CA unemployment rate has dipped from 11 percent to 10.9 from April. This sign of the times to come is already giving hope to the 20,000 new jobs it created, a good chunk of those coming from the small business sector. In fact,...
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Bay Area News Bites for April 23, 2012

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April 23, 2012

Tweet Here is an array of current business information for the Bay Area Community! Great Strides is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s largest fundraising event in the country. Join thousands of other walkers in Vallejo for a morning of great exercise for the best of causes, a cure for CF. Saturday April 28th http://www.cff.org/great_strides/  In...
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Bay Area News Bites!

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April 11, 2012

Tweet Here are some helpful articles that should be of interest to Bay Area business-minded people… Customers scratching their heads in confusion over why you’ve contacted them aren’t in need of yet another lost-in-the woods sales presentation.  Instead of dazing them with directionless conversation give them a compass — clear, concise language that drives...
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