Combination of Assessments Show How You Are Unique

To get the best overall picture of the natural strengths and weaknesses of an individual it is important to use multiple assessments. To often I see organizations using only one assessment on their people and making gross generalizations about the natural strengths and weaknesses of each individual. This is a mistake in my opinion because…

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Accountability is a Measurable Personal Trait

What role does accountability have in your business and personal life? This is an important question to ponder and reflect upon. Accountability is has a major role in your success and personal self-esteem. Yet, it seems to be the most misunderstood term for most people. So, what is accountability and particularly personal accountability? It’s all…

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Hiring High Performers is the Real Test

The universal question appears to be “How Do I Find High Performers for My Company?” And it seems to get more focus and debate everyday. First let’s deal with a myth that Hiring High Performers is impossible. The reason is, there are so few – by some estimates less than 1% of the population. Well,…

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Are Personal Strengths Hard Wired Traits?

In the landmark book by Buckingham entitled “First Break All the Rules” statements were made about how the best managers utilized the natural strengths of their direct reports. There were two additional points contained in the book and verified through experience. People are hard wired with certain traits that are impossible to change in the…

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R & D for Top-Grading Your Talent Pool

Yes, you read the title correctly. R & D is the key to getting Top Talent in your organization. Research and Development is only half right with my version of R & D. The new version of R & D is Recruit and Develop. I borrowed this term from college football. During the major recruiting…

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How to Know the Potential of People in Your Organization?

A few years a good client and friend posed an interesting question to me – What is Human Potential? He stated that he had been hearing this term for years and was truly troubled by his lack of a good answer. We began a dialogue and more questions than answers about the concept of human…

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How Assessments Fit in the Hiring and Selection Process

Okay, so how do assessments fit into the process? Their are three factors to look for in the assessment process. First, the assessment process is only part of the overall process. No one should be hired or eliminated solely on the assessment results. The norm is use the assessments for up to one third of…

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