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Do You Remember Milli Vanilli?

Posted by Nancy Ness on February 28, 2018.
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Do you remember Milli Vanilli? I know, blast from the past. They were a pop-artist group from the late 80’s and early 90’s with popular songs like “Blame it on the Rain” and “Girl, You Know it’s True”. They were not only made famous by those songs, but by a much more powerful fact: they […]

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The Role of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Posted by Nancy Ness on November 26, 2017.
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Plato once said, “All learning has an emotional base”, yet many of us wish people’s emotions would just evaporate from the workplace. On the other hand, if that were to take place, we’d be missing out on valuable productivity drivers like passion, vision, mission, and even the drive to improve. Emotions in the workplace are […]

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How to Execute With ANY Audience With Attitude

Posted by Craig Palmer on January 27, 2017.
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Last month, we discussed how to utilize the data from our Profile Leadership tools to OPTIMIZE your interactions with employees, people you’re interviewing, your sales team, etc. We gave examples of ways to interpret the results of the Sociability Behavior section of the Profiles Sales Assessment Concurrent Performance Model Overview in order to create a […]

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Creating a Team Building Culture

Posted by Nancy Ness on December 23, 2016.
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Creating a team-building culture starts with individual, engaged employees. Engaged employees are happier at work, get more done, and routinely go above and beyond their job descriptions. They also encourage other employees to be more engaged and productive. Most importantly, these employees are proud to be a part of their companies, and are more likely […]

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Optimize Your Red Zone

Posted by Craig Palmer on October 13, 2016.
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It’s the time of year for New Years resolutions and maybe yours is to manage your organization more efficiently while increasing production. Sounds like a lofty goal but not if you focus on the three areas of your business where you get the highest rate of return for your efforts. We call that, the RED Zone.

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10 Important Questions to Help Identify High Potentials

Posted by Nancy Ness on August 12, 2016.
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According to a study by the Corporate Executive Board (CEB), as many as 25% of high-potential employees plan on leaving their jobs within a year. Many organizations make the mistake of only looking at ability when assessing an employee’s potential for managing a job. When trying to identify a high-potential (or HiPo) employee, it is […]

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