A case for diverse behavioral styles:    Self-starters are not the be all, end all

Self-starters are in a lot of job descriptions these days. But if you design a team consisting of all self-starters, your team will fail. While there’s a lot to be said about someone who can start a project without a prod from a supervisor, does this person necessarily have what it takes to finish?...

Do your candidates' values match the job? AN INTERVIEW GUIDE ON MOTIVATORS

Did you know retention is dead? Nowadays, individuals are hiring a company to hone their skills, achieve their personal goals and fulfill their dreams. If you are still hiring based on resume and traditional interviews, you might want to try something new.

What are the most common conflicts in the workplace?

Working within a large group of people is bound to create forms of natural conflict. Understanding the potential for conflict and being prepared with the tools to help avoid it are the keys to keeping peace in the workplace. It’s much easier to work with a group of people that share mutual respect,...

How to win your fantasy football league by leveraging your unique behavioral style

Fantasy football has gone from a casual game played by few to a nationwide obsession played by millions. A concept created by “drafting” real professional players onto make-believe teams, and using their real life stats to determine the outcome of these pretend games, fantasy football is all the...

Are you in the right place at the right time?

Have you ever thought of someone very successful, perhaps someone who inspires you, and think to yourself that the person always seems to be in the right place at the right time? Some people seem to be blessed with great luck and perfect timing. And it seems that everything these people touch turns...

What motivates someone to be happy at work every day?

Looking for a new job can be a lot like buying a car. It can either be an invigorating, exciting experience or it can suck the lifeblood out of you. Depending on how prepared you are during your next job search, you can help determine which direction the job search goes for you. While assessments...

Dynamic Mentoring - The difference between winning and losing in the workplace

Don't go it alone. If you are envisioning moving up the corporate ladder into a position of authority, finding a mentor as early as possible can be the key to accomplishing your goal. We can have all the ambition in the world, but without a plan and some guidance from someone who has been there, we...

Winning 22 straight like the Cleveland Indians streak is quite a feat. How do we win day in and day out on the job?

The Cleveland Indians have taken the baseball world by storm by winning their last 22 consecutive games. In fact, every team in the American League has lost at least eight times since the last time the Indians tasted defeat. The streak is truly impressive and inspiring and it's the talk of the...