Assessments

good workplace relationships
Relationship Breakdown at Work? These 5 Steps May Provide Insight

The process of forming a new relationship can be broken down into five steps: judging, understanding, appreciating, respecting, and finally valuing. Whenever you form a relationship with a new person, you’ll go through these steps. Whatever step you end on will determine how strong your relationship will be. The problem with many workplace relationships is…

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resolve workplace conflict
Using Team Assessments to Identify Issues & Resolve Conflicts

Any time you get a group of people together, personalities are going to clash. Especially in the business world where everyone wants to show that they have something unique to offer, differing opinions and work styles are bound to come into conflict. If you’re a team leader, those internal team conflicts can seriously derail your…

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What You Need to Know about Team Assessments

Personal assessments have clear benefits in the business world. With good personal assessments, you can gain a better understanding of your unique work style, what drives you to succeed, and how you approach decision making. But what about team assessments? How do assessments for teams take those personal benefits and expand them to the people…

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Personal Development Self Awareness
Using Assessments to Improve Self Awareness

Personal development should be a part of our every-day lives. By continuing to grow and learn throughout our lives, we find greater meaning and satisfaction in our personal lives and in our work. The people who do best in the business world don’t sit back and wait for success to come to them. They create…

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Personal Development Assessments
In Order to Change, You Must Know What to Change

Various studies have shown that only about 30% of the American workforce is engaged in their work. That means that many of us have lost our passion for what we do (if we ever had it in the first place). We lost our sense of accomplishment from our careers. And we often feel stagnant. It’s…

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Personal Development
Why is Personal Development so Important?

Human beings are constantly in motion. We get bored easily. We may claim that we hate change, but we actually thrive on it. Our natural instinct is always to be exploring, traveling, discovering, and growing. The same is true in our professional lives. When we get stuck in a role that doesn’t let us grow…

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Finding Your Passion
Finding Your Passion, Aspire to Become Your Best Self

According to Deloitte, 80% of people are dissatisfied with their jobs. This is truly a tragic figure. Many of us spend about half of our waking hours at our jobs. If four out of five people don’t like what we do at work, that means most of us don’t enjoy a major portion of our…

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happy customers
Better Hires + Better Service = Better Customer Experience!

Humans love to complain. There must be something in our nature that makes us this way, because we’re always looking for something to share with our friends and family, and good experiences just aren’t as juicy or exciting. This is true when it comes to personal relationships, politics, and interactions with companies. Did a viral…

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bad hires and customers
Top 5 Ways a Bad Hire Can Negatively Impact Your Customers

The costs of bad hires are well documented. Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh has famously estimated that better hiring decisions could have saved his company well over $100 million. In smaller companies, bad hires can threaten the entire business by scaring off customers or bungling deals. Here are five ways that bad hires can have a…

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bad hires
Are You Heading for Headaches with Bad Hiring Choices?

Companies that use traditional hiring methods often end up regretting some of their hiring decisions within a matter of weeks. Bad hires can hurt a company’s workplace morale, its productivity, and its reputation with clients. It feels like bad hires should be easy to avoid with a bit of intuition, but hiring managers often let…

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