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Elite Grit Profile

Elite Grit Profile identifies why some individuals accomplish more than others, even when they seem to have the same cognitive ability and talent. What is Grit?  According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, grit is a combination of personality traits that define “firmness of character; indomitable spirit.” It is the ability to predict successful outcomes in different […]

YOU’RE SCREENING CANDIDATES WRONG

YOU’RE SCREENING CANDIDATES WRONG

3 strategies that will change the way you screen One day employees seem to be on the top of the world, firing on all cylinders. The next day their lives and careers implode.  Why does this happen? Why does this happen? A lack of emotional intelligence may provide the answer. Despite extensive research to the […]

Leadership Competence? Don’t Discard DISC

Many companies are beginning to take leadership competence seriously. But in the transformation, the DISC assessment is often discarded! For those that might be new to either competence or DISC, let me take a few minutes to define each one. Competence is simply the ability to perform a job successfully. Ingredients include abilities, knowledge, skills, […]

Only 18% of Leaders Capable of Leading in VUCA World

Only 18% of Leaders Capable of Leading in VUCA World

In this world of uncertainty, we know one thing for sure – leaders need to be capable of leading their organizations through Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity, or VUCA.  According to a recent survey of 13.124 leaders conducted jointly by Development Dimensions International and The Conference Board, “leaders will either succeed well or fail miserably in […]