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Why You Need to Hire For Attitude

 


“Attitude” is a broad term. We know we want employees with a good attitude. But what does this mean exactly? Just what is a good attitude? The attitude you want employees to have may significantly depend on their role.

Sep 16, 2013

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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Creating A Child Prodigy: The First Female Chess Master


In 2002, a 26-year-old Hungarian girl sat down to play a game of chess with Garry Kasparov, a Russian Grandmaster considered by many to be the greatest chess player of all time.

Aug 26, 2013

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools

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The Reason We Fall in Love (With Certain Jobs & People)

 


Asked once what makes people happy, Sigmund Freud replied, 'Work and love'. Freud was wrong about many things, but he couldn’t have been more right about this.

Aug 12, 2013

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools

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DISC Profile Infographic

 


This infographic serves as an introduction to the DISC profile and includes a diagram of the four-quadrant DISC model, famous people as examples, the person who created DISC, what the four colours mean, and the biggest DISC mistake.

Jul 23, 2013

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools- DISC Profile

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The New Breed of Employee: Amped Workers


“We live in a world in which amplified individuals — people empowered by technologies and the collective intelligence of their social networks — can do things that previously only a large organisation could.” — Marina Gorbis, The New Kind of Worker Every Business Needs

May 9, 2013

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools

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Why Do Corporate Values Routinely Suck So Bad


Even if you haven't seen the film Bring It On, you’ve probably heard the phrase 'spirit fingers'. It’s part of a dance routine taught by a cheerleading consultant, Sparky, who is hired by a cheer squad (led by Kirsten Dunst) desperate to outperform a rival team.

Feb 21, 2013

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools

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Why Were There No Female Superheros


Why did it take society so long before we would even begin to accept strong, assertive female leaders? The answer, perhaps, lies in an unexpected place ... comics: society's archetypes, and the symbols of beauty.

Feb 13, 2013

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools

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Process for Debriefing a DISC Profile

 


This article explores a process for walking someone through the results of their DISC graph as part of a coaching session.

Jan 16, 2013

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools- DISC Profile

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