Leadership development

What Is A 360-Degree Feedback Tool?

Most companies have some sort of appraisal process in place. Appraisals are important to measure success and achievements against pre-set targets, and they usually help inform decisions regarding...

3 Key Differences Between 360s and Performance Reviews

If appraisals are on your to-do list, you’ve probably started to consider what sort of appraisal to conduct. 360 appraisals are becoming more commonplace, and there’s been a lot of talk regarding the...

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...

16 Key Principles of Leadership from Some of History’s Top Leaders

Companies, sports teams, and nations flourish under smart, successful leadership, and flounder without it. There are many ideas on what qualities make a successful leader.  Who better to look to for...

What Makes a Good CEO? The 2 Most Common Leadership Profiles

What makes a good CEO? Of course, it’s different for each company and each stage a company may be in, but when we look at our data from profiles created for hiring executives, there are hints at what...

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 Ways Mindfulness Can Make You a More Effective Leader

It's way easier to be a boss than a leader, and there is an enormous difference. Leaders are looked to for guidance and knowledge, trusted with heavy responsibilities, and regarded with confidence...

Building the Business Case for Talent Assessments

Have you ever pitched management on a really great idea, but just couldn’t get the funding to try it? Even though numerous studies have shown the benefits companies realize by using assessments in...

How to Succeed in HR

We spend a lot of time talking about how to make the right hiring and development decisions for your company, but every now and then you have to stop and ask “what about me?” As a young HR...

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...

Leadership Styles That Make a Difference

What are the leadership styles that equal success? Which ones will help you move the company forward? Who are the great leaders you should be emulating? If you’re looking to define the leadership...

Cognitive Ability Tests – Are They in Your Hiring Toolbox?

How do you know if someone can keep up with the pace of change in a role? If they’re an effective decision maker? What about their problem solving skills? These are key questions that need to be...

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