Teamwork

Teamwork

This is the fourth installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Teamwork. Teamwork makes the dream work. Ever true in our […]

Interpersonal Skills

Interpersonal Skills

This is the third installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips on how to develop it. This week: Interpersonal Skills. Most people have a general idea of what […]

Decision Making

Decision Making

This is the second installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Decision Making. We define Decision Making as analyzing all aspects […]

Conflict Management

Conflict Management

This week we’ll kick off a 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. Up first: Conflict Management Conflict Management is defined as understanding, addressing, and resolving […]

Ground Truth

Getting the Ground Truth

In the military when they want to get the full, real-time picture of what’s happening in a war zone, they call it getting the ground truth. It’s one thing to draw up a brilliant battle plan back on home soil, but if you’re not aware of the tactical realities on the battlefield, your plan won’t […]

Staff Buy In Employee Engagement

Engaging and Energizing Your Staff

As a company grows, staff buy in weakens. Employees that have been with the company from the beginning start to feel stifled by newly created rules and regulations and they have less access to the CEO/owner. Newly hired employees have a hard time connecting with the original passion of the company. You, the CEO, have […]

Profit Business

Digging Deeper Into Profit

Most people understand that in order to stay in business, a company needs to make more money than it spends. A simple concept. But what actually goes into making a profit is not as easily understood. Having a clear understanding of your company’s profit design takes knowing more than just how much money is coming […]

Definig Core Values

If You Don’t Stand For Something, You’ll Fall For Anything

Core values are the guiding principles — the North Star — of a company. When its values aren’t clearly defined and articulated, a company starts to wander off course, to lose its way. An accidental culture starts to emerge that almost always includes a great many ingrained bad habits, bad attitudes and bad performance. Every […]