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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Resonance vs Dissonance

Are You Resonating With Your Staff?

In two weeks, we are going to begin a six part series on the six Leadership Styles as defined by Daniel Goleman in his book Primal Leadership: Affiliative, Visionary, Pacesetting, Democratic, Commanding, and Coaching. Before we begin discussing the specifics of each style of leadership, it’s important to know the difference between a resonant leader […]