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Message From Julie: The Consequences of Mistaking Subjective Reality for Objective Reality

  Have you ever wondered how two people can perceive the same situation from such totally different perspectives? It happens all the time. Two witnesses have differing accounts of what happened. Two team members insist their approach to achieving the goal is the

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Featured Product: The Five Behaviors® for Virtual Teams

Managing virtual teams is a challenge you can overcome? When the coronavirus pandemic struck in February, many effective leaders were forced to lead their teams remotely using video conferencing as

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Leaders Need Agility Now More Than Ever to Succeed

In what ways have you had to be agile this year? Certainly, all of us have had to be agile in navigating the uncertainty of COVID-19. For me, that has

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If You Want Engaged Employees, Develop Your Leaders

I remember as a child playing the game tug-of-war with my friends. Each group was vying to get the other team to change their position by tugging as hard as

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Featured Product: Step One Survey®

Studies show that more than $50 billion is annually lost due to employee fraud and theft. Similarly, negligence and improper hiring practices can also contribute to a business’s financial breakdown.

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Leading is Hard Work

When I facilitate leadership development sessions or coach leaders, I often hear, “That sounds like a lot of work.” My response, “Leading is hard work.  This doesn’t mean that being

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For Everything DiSC® Facilitators: Amplifying the Impact of DiSC Using Comparison Reports

One of the value adds that comes with the Everything DiSC® suite of profiles is Comparison Reports. Comparison Reports can be run between any two people who have taken an Everything DiSC assessment at no additional cost. 

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Three Keys to Employee Retention: Engagement, Passion, and Trust

Early in my career, I found myself disliking a job I’d previously enjoyed. I did some career testing and found that both the job and the work that came with

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Why EQ Matters Today More Than Ever

Is emotional intelligence something you already possess, or something you can develop? Let’s begin with a simple exercise. Grab a sheet of paper and a pen and answer the following

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How Teamwork Affects Turnover

What would you do if half your team was about to quit? That happened to a healthcare organization based in Ohio. Half their leadership team was ready to leave, but

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