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4 Ways Small Business Can Benefit from Cognitive HR

Posted on 2018-10-31

Cognitive computing is here to stay and it is revolutionizing healthcare, the way we shop, and the way we work. Data analysis in human resources (i.e. people analytics) is having a surprising impact on corporate profits by way of increasing job satisfaction, retention and productivity, which has made executives take notice. Over time, HR leaders are thinking more like owners, as HR departments adopt cognitive HR systems to increase hard numbers (like profits) with softer ideals (like job fulfillment). According to an American Statistical Association report on the SHRM website:

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Leadership is a learned skill

Posted on 2018-08-23

Leadership is the act of influencing a group of people toward a common goal. It is a common misconception that one cannot be a leader if he or she is not born with certain leader-like behaviors or qualities. The truth is, anyone can be a leader if they choose to develop this skill. The key lies in putting the needs of others before yourself, and committing yourself to your leadership vision.

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Matching career to your DISC personality

Posted on 2018-07-02

What do you want to be when you grow up? I think back to my childhood and the expectations of adults to answer this question. Not only from family members, but then the hard-skills assessments thrown at me in middle school, then high-school, and even again in college as I was struggling to figure out where I truly belonged. Having no real working knowledge of what a “career” was supposed to look like, I knew I had a natural talent in art, and at the time computers were the way of the future. 

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How to Build a Successful Team using DISC

Posted on 2018-05-23

    Ever wonder how to build a successful team or why some teams win while others try but never really quite make it? It is not a secret that one of the biggest problems businesses face is the lack of purposeful and well-built teams.

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Crazy Sales Stories: Corporate Selling Without Your Shoes

Posted on 2018-05-17

I have been on some crazy sales adventures, both selling and buying, over the years, but there are some that stand out more than the rest.

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Crazy Sales Stories: Luck and Wine

Posted on 2018-05-17

As I started sharing in my previous story for Corporate Selling Without Your Shoes, I have been on some crazy business situations through the years, and there are some truly hilarious and remarkable.

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Crazy Sales Stories: 1995 or Nineteen Ninety Five

Posted on 2018-05-17

After the first two crazy sales stories: Corporate Selling Without Your Shoes and Luck and Wine: A Sales Lesson for the High I Personality, Brad comes with another hilarious adventure he got into.

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Why you should harness the hidden passions of your millennial employees

Posted on 2018-02-22

Everyone has hidden passions that are a fundamental part of who we are. Those hidden motivators are called behavioral attitudes: thoughts, feelings, and emotions that unconsciously shape every decision we make.

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4 Ways to Avoid Misusing DISC in a Business Environment

Posted on 2018-02-06

DISC Personality System is a powerful but still very simple took to understand people. It helps us to see our differences and certain personality limitations so we can unlock our human potential. DISC must be used in a positive and proactive way to enhance communication and relationships in the workplace and in other environments. Here are some ways to avoid misusing DISC in your business.

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6 Must-Haves for a C Style Office Space

Posted on 2018-01-24

As we've learned from the first three articles of this four-part series for the ideal office space according to your personality style, each of the other styles has its own unique flavor of office essentials. The dominant office style reflects leadership and organization; the influential office style often shows friendships and creativity, while the steady office style can be described as practical and reliable. If you are just moving into your space or refreshing your work space in the new year, you may want to check your DISC style here first, then start with your "Must-Haves" when decorating and equipping your work pad.

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