Theories Behind the 3D MAP

Theories Behind the 3D MAP

Employees aren’t one dimensional. Which is why a single personality assessment rarely reveals the whole picture of the person you’re hiring or managing. Each test gives you a single slice, rather than a complete whole. The Talent Insights MAP™ assessment addresses...
What is Your Management Style?

What is Your Management Style?

I'm sure you have firsthand experience of the impact that a manager’s style can have on a team's performance. It's crucial to ensure that the right manager is in the right role for maximum success. There's no one-size-fits-all approach to management. Each style has...
Do Your Employees Like Your Management Style?

Do Your Employees Like Your Management Style?

“People don’t leave jobs; they leave managers.” You’ve probably heard this statement multiple times, but it’s true. Let’s face it: If your employees don’t like working for you, they probably won’t stay. Or even worse, they’ll stick around long enough to grumble and...
Four Ways to Keep Great Employees

Four Ways to Keep Great Employees

Do you believe people are your best asset? If so, what are you doing to keep them? Knowing each employee’s personality, motivators and behaviors — which we measure through the MAP (Multi-Assessment Profile) hiring and management assessment — can help you manage your...
How to Turn Around a Toxic Company Culture

How to Turn Around a Toxic Company Culture

Perhaps you are trying to transform a negative company culture. Or maybe you haven’t been consistent with hiring to fit a healthy company culture, so there is inconsistent culture alignment. You might also be dealing with the fallout from employees carrying the...
Activator Strength: Hustle or Haste?

Activator Strength: Hustle or Haste?

An important concept to understand when taking the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment is understanding the difference between a talent and a strength. The organization (Gallup) that created the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment defines both: Talent: a natural way of...
Achiever Strength: Workhorse or Workaholic?

Achiever Strength: Workhorse or Workaholic?

If you have taken the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment, you have a Top 5 list. But is this list your Top 5 strengths or talents? What is the difference? Gallup--the organization that created the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment--defines both: Talent: a natural way of...
DISC Assessment Types: Managing a High C

DISC Assessment Types: Managing a High C

This is our final post in our series on 4 DISC traits every manager should know. Today, we'll take a look at the High C. If you have a High D, High I or High S on your team, don't miss our previous posts where we looked at the common characteristics of each one. For...
DISC Assessment Types: Managing a High S

DISC Assessment Types: Managing a High S

This post is the third in a series of four. Today we will take a look at the characteristics of the high S's on your team. If you missed it, be sure to familiarize yourself with the characteristics of the high D's  and high I's, too! For those highest in...
DISC Assessment Types: Managing a High I

DISC Assessment Types: Managing a High I

This post is the second in a series of four. Today we will take a look at the characteristics of the high I's on your team. If you missed it, be sure to familiarize yourself with the characteristics of the high D's, too! For those highest in the Influence dimension,...
DISC Assessment Types: Managing a High D

DISC Assessment Types: Managing a High D

I say it all the time: People do what makes sense to them. And yet, I meet with manager after manager who can't figure out why their employee is behaving so randomly or illogically. It is not unusual for a new client to say to me that they don't put a lot of stock in...
Evaluating Conflict Management Strategies

Evaluating Conflict Management Strategies

Let's face it. Anytime you work closely with anyone, conflict is bound to happen. It is an unfortunate, normal part of teamwork. Countless articles, books and conferences have been devoted to the subject because it is so commonplace. Most likely, you've already chosen...