Culture of Feedback

Creating a Culture of Feedback

One of the most important jobs of every leader is to create an environment where feedback is not only welcomed, but also sought out. Organizations can quickly stagnate and get passed by if they are not constantly finding new and better ways of doing things. And the only way to find those things is to […]

receiving feedback

Be More Like a Lobster

I’ve written multiple times on this blog about the right way to deliver feedback, but have not yet addressed the equally important skill of receiving feedback. As a leader, you need to be able to do both effectively. Receiving feedback is one of the hardest skills for any leader to master. Chances are you are […]

Understanding Others

Understanding Others

This is the twenty-fifth, and final, 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: Understanding Others. Understanding Others is being able to […]

Conceptual Thinking

Conceptual Thinking

This is the twenty-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: Conceptual Thinking. Conceptual Thinking is analyzing hypothetical situations, patterns and/or […]

Resiliency

Resiliency

This is the twenty-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 to help you develop it. This week: Resiliency. Resiliency is quickly recovering from adversity. It is the […]