Coaching and development

5 Reasons Why Your Company Should Do Leadership Development

Am I crazy? If you’re the owner/leader of your organization, or if you work in the HR department and you don’t have a leadership development program to offer your employees, this is the question you...

How To Debrief Assessment Results In 5 Simple Steps

Personality assessments are amazing tools because although they’re critical to an effective hiring process, they’re also useful for coaching and developing staff. Assessing employees and holding onto...

What Happens When The Whole Team Trusts Assessments?

HR leaders know the value of personality assessments when it comes to making important decisions. We use assessments for hiring, but their potential for impact doesn’t stop there. We can use the...

How To Improve Team Dynamics By Mastering Blending Patterns

One of the most common questions during the hiring process is the classic ‘how will this person fit in with our culture?’ In order to improve team dynamics, it’s critical to find an answer to this...

Are You Ready For Change? Fostering The Creative Process

The creative process allows for breakthroughs and permanent change. It’s constant, vibrant and active, and it combines thought, rational, fact-based knowledge, behaviour and emotional feelings to...

The Killers of Creativity

Have you ever worked in an environment where you felt like your creativity was shut down? How motivated did you feel to do an awesome job? Probably not too motivated, right? Productivity and...

Coach And Develop Employees With The McQuaig Word Survey

What if we were all the same? If we all spoke, wrote, and learned the same way. Everyone would come into work each day, sit down at their desks and do their jobs as if we were clones of one another....

Engage Employees With The McQuaig Self-Development Survey

Everybody wants a fulfilling life. A reason to get out of bed every morning, get dressed, and make something happen. We want to have purpose and feel passionate about what we do. But many of us get...

Leading without Authority

Sometimes we find ourselves in a position where we need to lead or influence people who don’t report to us – read we have no power over. Okay, we often find ourselves in this position. In fact, this...

5 Powerful Strategies to Turn Dysfunctional Teams into High Performing Teams

Company leaders are responsible for reaching goals and bringing initiatives to fruition. This requires functioning teams. There are, unfortunately, a thousand and one ways teams can veer off-track,...

Your Favorite Posts of the Year

As we approach the middle of the year, I thought I’d use one of our blog posts to thank you for reading and sharing our blog. I'm always interested to see which posts interest you. Sometimes I...

Managers with a Growth Mindset are Better Coaches

Have you ever wondered why some managers are better coaches than others? It might not have anything to do with their skills or training. Research suggests that they might not believe people can grow...

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