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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

Surviving Company Growth

How to Survive Your Company’s Teenage Years

Hang on to your sanity! Your world just shifted! The dynamic that occurs as a company grows into the 20–30-employee range is unlike anything you’ve been through before. Up to this point in your company’s history, it’s been CEO-centric — your passion, your vision, your blood, sweat and tears that have been moving the company … Continue Reading

Personal Business Relationship

Everybody Likes A PBR

As a leader, it is more important than ever that you take the time to build a relationship with your employees. Not only does this help them to trust you and the company, it helps them become better employees. If your employees understand that you care about them as a person, they will feel more … Continue Reading