Problem Solving

Problem Solving

This is the nineteenth 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: Problem Solving. Problem Solving is defining, analyzing and diagnosing key […]

Appreciating Others

Appreciating Others

This is the eighteenth 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: Appreciating Others. Appreciating Others, as the name would suggest, is […]

Leadership

Leadership

This is the seventeenth 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: Leadership. There are a million different definitions of what it […]

Futuristic Thinking

Futuristic Thinking

This is the seventh 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: Futuristic Thinking. First, understand that Futuristic Thinking is not a […]

Goal Orientation

Goal Orientation

This is the sixth 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: Goal Orientation. Goal Orientation is the ability to set, pursue […]

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 […]

Radical Candor

Radical Candor

If you want to be a true leader you have to be able to provide feedback. And not just any feedback, but effective feedback. In my experience, this is the greatest fear of most new managers. How do you provide constructive feedback without hurting your employee’s feelings? Kim Scott has laid out a simple and […]