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Team Building Tips from Successful Entrepreneurs

Posted by Nancy Ness on September 6, 2017.

“Stop selling. Start helping.” – Zig Ziglar Sales representatives are the people who represent a company and sell the products or services that the organization offers. The job of a sales rep can vary greatly depending on the organization and types of products and services they sell; however, sales reps are often considered some of the […]

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How to Execute with any Audience with Interests

Posted by Craig Palmer on August 24, 2017.

In our past articles, we reviewed the Thinking Style and Behavior Traits Sections of the Profiles PXT and PSA assessments. Based on a real world example of a 12 person team, we can see from their Profiles Sales Assessment Concurrent Performance Model Overview that differences in perspectives, comfort zones and cognitive abilities, can create real […]

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How to Execute with any Audience with Thinking Style

Posted by Craig Palmer on July 17, 2017.

Over the past couple of months, we’ve focused on the Behavior section of the Profiles Sales Assessment Concurrent Performance Model Overview in order to show how a 12 person team might create a tension free environment by properly executing an assessment. Read all of the posts here! Let’s now focus on the Thinking Style section […]

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How to Execute with any Audience with Decisiveness and Objective Judgment

Posted by Craig Palmer on June 10, 2017.

The ability to make good decisions is important in business, especially for managers and leaders. The results of our assessments don’t measure whether a person will make right or wrong decisions but tell us more about the style in which they make them. In the Attitude section, we learn how trusting or skeptic a person […]

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How to Execute with Any Audience with Energy Level

Posted by Craig Palmer on May 3, 2017.

We hope you’re enjoying this blog series on How to Execute with ANY Audience where we show a real world example of a Profiles Sales Assessment Concurrent Performance Model Overview and offer our consulting advice to team members on how each other might view certain situations. We looked at the Sociability, Attitude, Independence, Manageability and […]

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How to Execute with any Audience with Assertiveness

Posted by Craig Palmer on April 27, 2017.

Over the last few weeks, we’ve identified how to execute an employee assessment by focusing on the Attitude, Independence and Manageability Behavior sections of the Profiles Sales Assessment Concurrent Performance Model Overview, We now wish to Focus on the Assertiveness Behavior to provide us with another excellent example of how to use this report to […]

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How to Execute with any Audience with Accommodating

Posted by Craig Palmer on March 20, 2017.

By analyzing a real world example of a Profiles Sales Assessment Concurrent Performance Model Overview, we’ve shown over the last few articles how a company would utilize the data from our Profile Leadership tools to OPTIMIZE team interactions. To get more resources for executing assessments, read our case studies or lean more about our consulting […]

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How to Execute with ANY Audience with Manageability

Posted by Craig Palmer on February 13, 2017.

As we continue our series of blog posts that focus on sections of a real world example of a Profiles Sales Assessment Concurrent Performance Model Overview, we hope that you’re gaining a better perspective on how to execute an assessment. If not, we offer personalized consulting services to support the assessment results of your employees. […]

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How to Execute With ANY Audience With Attitude

Posted by Craig Palmer on January 27, 2017.

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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How to Execute with ANY Audience with Independence

Posted by Craig Palmer on January 7, 2017.

In this series of blog posts, we are showing real life examples of how to utilize the data from our Assessments to gain a better perspective on how you and your team might view certain situations and areas of conflict. We looked at the Sociability & Attitude Behavior sections of the Profiles Sales Assessment Concurrent […]

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Creating a Team Building Culture

Posted by Nancy Ness on December 23, 2016.
eSkills

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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How to Execute With ANY Audience

Posted by Craig Palmer on November 19, 2016.

No, we are not here today to discuss how to “eliminate” those hard to reach audiences. Quite the contrary! We want to give you a taste of how to utilize the data from our Profile Leadership tools to OPTIMIZE your interactions with those audiences such as employees, people you’re interviewing or your sales team. This is […]

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Optimize Your Red Zone

Posted by Craig Palmer on October 13, 2016.

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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2 Critical Questions to Ask for Effective Succession Planning

Posted by Nancy Ness on September 14, 2016.

Succession planning is often misunderstood or undervalued in the workplace. According to Talent Management magazine, about 70 percent of companies say they participate in some form of succession planning. However, 62 percent also report having too few candidates for organizational needs, and a third of organizations report no succession plan at all. These numbers are […]

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10 Important Questions to Help Identify High Potentials

Posted by Nancy Ness on August 12, 2016.
eSkills

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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Nancy Ness Wins Summit Society Award

Posted by Nancy Ness on February 4, 2015.

At the 2015 World Conference of Profiles International in San Antonio, Texas, Nancy Ness, President of Profiles Incorporated, was awarded the Summit Society Award due to her great success and contributions throughout the industry. As a recipient of this award every year for the last 20 years, Nancy is recognized as a thought leader and […]

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