Category: Blog


Improve Employee Motivation and Performance Using Self-Determination Theory

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Having motivated and performing teams relies on your employee’s psychological needs being met within their work and environment. Decades of research has shown us that the self-determination theory can help businesses explain and identify opportunities for employees to be happy and productive. Self-determination is a theory of human motivation and personality, it refers to a…more

How to Improve Your Energy at Work

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Sometimes there just isn’t enough coffee in the world to give you the energy you need during the workday. An occasional slump is to be expected, but many people are getting into a pattern of being constantly exhausted at work. Difficulty waking up, putting in long hours, problems falling or staying asleep, and feeling like…more

Why Saying “I Don’t Know” Can Make You a Better Leader

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Leaders can fall into a trap of thinking that being a good leader means having all the answers, and that not knowing everything is a weakness that should be hidden. Being a good leader means being able to connect with, guide and inspire your team. It is okay to not have all of the answers.…more

Getting To Know You

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High C employees like to affiliate with co-workers. When asked why, they often say that they spend as much time with co-workers as they do with their family members – shouldn’t I try to get to know my co-workers better? That can be difficult when many workplaces are still on some form of remote engagement.…more

How to Conduct Better Job Interviews

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Interviews provide you with a very small amount of time to get to know a candidate and make a decision that will have long-standing consequences for your team. It is important to make the most of the interview time by learning how to conduct an effective and accurate interview. The first thing when approaching interviews…more

How to Develop a Successful Pitch

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Let’s say you have a really amazing idea, a proposal that you think is an absolute home run but when you deliver your pitch you just don’t get the buy-in that you were hoping for. It doesn’t mean that your idea wasn’t as amazing as you thought, it could just be that you don’t know…more

Want To Be a Senior Leader? You Must Learn How To Be Strategic.

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It can be frustrating to be so busy with your day-to-day work. Not being strategic turns into a circular problem. You need to be more strategic but are so bogged down with your everyday job that you don’t have the time to dedicate to being more strategic in your approach. And it is getting stuff…more

The Importance of Using Psychometrics in Employment Assessments

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There are a wide variety of employment assessments out there. How can you know that the one you’re using is the right kind and whether your investment into employment testing will pay off? You can start by figuring out if the hiring or employment test uses psychometrics. By selecting an assessment that includes psychometrics, you…more