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How to Retain Millennials

June 15th, 2017 by Amanda Hofland

Many employers are struggling to attract and retain a qualified workforce, which made our June 14th Business Training that much more relevant. Brein Haugen from Rasmussen College presented research into millennials, and Tamara Anderson of Dale Carnegie facilitated a panel discussion comprised of local working millennials to share their perspective. According to Forbes, by 2020, […]

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Leadership Tips from Steve Scheel at Business Training

March 14th, 2016 by Amanda Hofland

This past month, Business Training attendees got the pleasure of hearing tips from one of our region’s most respected business leaders, Steve D. Scheel, current chairman of SCHEELS. Speaking on the topic of leadership, he shared with the crowd some of SCHEELS’ own proven tricks based on their leadership model that involved cultivating leaders rather […]

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6 Tips for Communication Shared at February Business Training

March 1st, 2016 by Tyler Fischbach

Attendees heard Dawn Kaiser, inspirational speaker and author, loud and clear at February’s Business Training session. Presenting on “Power Up Your Message: What to Say, How to Say it & When to Shut Up” at the Hilton Garden Inn Fargo, Kaiser shared practical tips for communicating clearly and effectively to a packed house. Miscommunication can […]

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Do You Have Expertise to Share with Chamber Members?

March 6th, 2013 by The Chamber

The Chamber prides itself on educating and engaging our members about topics affecting the business community. One of the ways we do this is through our Business Training program, a 12-month series designed to enhance the success of our community’s businesses through a variety of targeted, practical and cost-effective training events. Now we need you! […]

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Guest Blog: The Importance of Getting Culture Right

October 31st, 2012 by Member Contributor

By: Danielle Naboulsi, creative writer with Sundog Culture. It’s different everywhere. Yet, why it matters is the same: Culture can determine whether you’re getting the very best from people. You might think salaries, time off and a solid 401k offering. And you’d be half right. Those benefits attract top talent. But it’s not what retains […]

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The Exceptional Employee

July 9th, 2012 by The Chamber

Almost 200 Chamber members joined us for the return of VJ Smith, author of The Richest Man in Town, on July 9 at the Ramada Plaza & Suites and Conference Center. Smith discussed the characteristics of an exceptional employee, which he has learned through his years of supervising and observing customer service behavior. For Smith, […]

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Leadership Isn’t Rocket Science

June 7th, 2012 by The Chamber

Over 100 business professionals gathered on June 6 at the Ramada Plaza & Suites and Conference Center to reveal why leadership isn’t rocket science.  Craig Bohl, North Dakota State University; Brian Hayer, Warner and Company; and Denise Kolpack, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, each shared key factors and discoveries that have shaped them […]

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The Impact and Power of Social Media

April 3rd, 2012 by The Chamber

Did you know that less than 1/4 of companies have a formal social media strategy in place? Further, of those that do, only 1/3 say they’ve been successful or very successful with that strategy. Social media is changing everything. Recent statistics show that: – 64% of online American utilize social networks. – LinkedIn adds one […]

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Business Training Presenters Needed

March 28th, 2012 by The Chamber

Message from our 2011-12 Business Training Chair We need you! The Chamber is currently seeking presenters for our 2012-13 business training series. Do you or someone in your organization have expertise that you would like to share with Chamber members? If so, we encourage you and/or your teammates to apply to be a Business Training […]

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