Whether training a new employee or providing professional development to your team, training is a necessary component of every business. But are your team members interested in the content? Are they learning? Are the time […]
What do you need to do to be a successful leader?
Recently, I sat in a discovery meeting with three partners from a very successful firm. In discussing professional services needed for this company, the one […]
What are two of the biggest mistakes people make when hiring?
We had a client in the financial profession who hired another advisor for his team. After reviewing resumes and handling interviews, he hired someone. […]
Conative cloning is a phenomenon that we see with many businesses, where they’ve hired people with very similar conative strengths. Typically, a business owner hires somebody like themselves to delegate to. If that works well […]
Isn’t This Just Another Assessment?
When it comes to assessment tests for hiring, there are a number of choices that measure cognitive abilities and personality traits. Examples of these include the Myers-Briggs, DiSC, StrengthsFinder, […]
As a business, we are going to make mistakes and inevitably this will affect the client or customer, but what options do we have for remedying the situation outside of reaching out to […]
Conative Cloning is a common problem that can hurt a company’s growth and productivity. People tend to relate best with others who have similar conative strengths, so it’s not uncommon for people to […]
I picked up the term “team” years ago from the Strategic Coach program. They replace the word “staff” with the word “team” because of the critical distinction between the two words. People who […]
Have you ever had a team member who performed poorly, had a bad attitude or low skill set? If so, what do you think the impact was, or is, on […]
In my previous post, I gave a brief overview of conation, the impact that it has on our choices and how we can use it in the workplace […]