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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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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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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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Behavior-Based Interviewing – Another Perspective

Traditional interviewing averages only 19% predictive accuracy on future job performance.  Ascend Profiles regularly coaches companies on behavior-based interviewing to ensure they are selecting the best candidates for each role in their organizations.  The best predictor of what a person … Continue reading

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Are your employees overly stressed?

The attached article gives some great tips about how to manage stress, but how do you know which employees in your organization are stressed?  The Drake P3 personality profiling system measures the stress of your employees when they are first … Continue reading

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Introverted vs. Extroverted Leaders

Research has confirmed that 25% – 30% of C-Suite executives are Introverts.  Introverts tend to be better listeners and they are able to consider and reflect on the ideas of others ensuring that final decisions and ideas are fully formed … Continue reading

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Hiring Someone Smarter Than You Are

Jack and Suzy Welch have written an article with an interesting perspective on hiring someone smarter than yourself.  Some managers might be concerned about hiring someone who could outshine them, but instead they should be focused on the benefits that … Continue reading

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EVP – Employment Value Proposition

When I see the letters EVP, I automatically think Executive Vice President.  After reading this article, I have a different view. This article suggests that understanding how to motivate people to perform could be the best employee retention strategy.  The … Continue reading

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Happiness: Ripples of Positivity!

Shawn Achor delivers an inspiring presentation about changing our frame of reference for happiness.  Take a look: Shawn Achor Ted Talk  

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Richard Branson’s Views on Hiring for Personality

Take a look at Richard Branson’s article on hiring for personality and cultural fit.  As interesting as the article are the host of comments from readers validating his thoughts and experience.  As research has indicated, skills can be learned and … Continue reading

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