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Optimizing Your Relationship With Your Boss

The article below was written by the Founder of Redbox, and is a note to his son as the son begins his first corporate internship.  Dad offers 18 pieces of advice, but my favorite is #9, “You are responsible for … Continue reading

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Coaching Resistant Employees

Recently, I was working with a client who noted that some of their tenured employees were resistant to change.  They were interested in how to coach employees to embrace change.  Of course, using Drake P3 to understand individual employees and … Continue reading

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How to Get Deeper Insights from Interviews

Hiring managers often ask me to provide them with a few good interview questions in order to ensure they are gathering the best information possible in the interview process. The easy answer is that the employee selection module of Drake … Continue reading

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Does Your Personality Make You A Better Salary Negotiator?

The author of the article below was asked if there are any particular personality traits or characteristics that make one a better salary negotiator.  His response was that the ability to both understand and communicate one’s value to a prospective … Continue reading

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Using Emotional Intelligence to Create Loyalty

Emotional Intelligence is always a hot topic with clients.  For some, it is the first place they look when hiring for leadership roles in their organizations.  This article, by renowned physician, Deepak Chopra, discusses how use of emotional intelligence can … Continue reading

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Characteristics of People with High Emotional Intelligence

How exactly does high emotional intelligence convert to high achievement?  Emotional intelligence is essentially the ability to identify and manage the emotions of oneself and others.  The article linked below provides some insights into 10 characteristics of people with high … Continue reading

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Drake P3 and the Tuckman Team Development Model

The Drake P3 Team.expert module incorporates the Tuckman Team Development Model for team analysis.  The Drake P3 Team Analysis report takes information from the personality profile and inserts it into the Tuckman model to help employees understand their most effective … Continue reading

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Listening – The Most Important Leadership Skill

A number of my clients use Drake P3 in their Leadership Development programs.  I recently read the article linked below and thought it very insightful in light of the information overload that persists in business today.  The article discusses three … Continue reading

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What is 360-Degree Feedback? Why is it important?

Predictive Performance International, developer of the Drake P3 System, is launching a 360-degree feedback assessment which can be added to the Drake P3 System.  The product allows for employees to be reviewed by up to 10 reviewers who could be … Continue reading

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Emotional Intelligence and Performance

The article below, authored by Dr. Travis Bradberry, reinforces the rationale behind Predictive Performance Inc. including the measurement of Emotional Intelligence in the Drake P3 System.  Prior to hiring leaders or potential future leaders for your organization, evaluate their Emotional … Continue reading

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