Personality Testing

Being a ‘Selfless Giver’ Can Be Bad for You

Recognize This! – Givers find energy when they give in self-protective and personally meaningful ways, and when they are recognized and reminded of how their contributions matter. It’s not just about giving and taking anymore. Recent research by Adam Grant and Reb Rebele shows that the type of giving matters – specifically whether…

There’s More to People Than Being An “Owl”

I just saw a “game” on Facebook that got my attention.  It said, Each of us possesses different types of personality that fall in the certain category. There are basically four types of people in this world. You can only fit into one of these four personalities; which one is it? The call…

How 3 Companies Improved Their Hiring

You may think you’re bad at judging which candidates will become star employees and which will crash and burn. But it turns out almost everyone is. According to a study out of the University of Toledo in 2000, interviewers tend to form an opinion about a candidate within 10 seconds of the person walking in…

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence to Good Leadership

Developing the ability to tune in to how a diverse group of people feel about a situation is one of the most important tools that a leader can develop, because all decision-making depends on having reliable information. The problem is that the definition of “reliable” can vary wildly from individual to individual. Despite…

Extroverts in the Office: Some Misconceptions You Need to Know About

Lately, no matter where you turn online you’re sure to find an article, study, or blog about the importance of understanding Introverts in the workplace. Most of them are centered around making the office more comfortable for Introverts or understanding the misconceptions that people have about their introverted colleagues. While it’s been great…