Reduce Tension With Co-Workers With the DISC Test

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Think about the many colleagues or employees you have worked with over the years. Now make a mental list of the ones you had consistent difficulty working with. In what ways do your personality styles differ? In particular, pay attention to what your pace and priorities are, compared with those of a certain colleague. When… Read more »

Prevent Workplace Conflict With the Disc Online Test

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In any given workplace, the staff is made up of people who have different backgrounds, experiences, skills, strengths and challenges. This diversity has the potential to create a powerful team of employees who learn from each other and use their strengths for the greater good of the organization. These differences also have the capacity to… Read more »

Pros and Cons of 360-Degree Feedback

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Traditionally, employees received performance assessments only from their direct managers, creating a linear and straightforward feedback method. Many organizations are now adopting a different approach, 360-degree feedback, which gathers evaluations of an individual from multiple sources: supervisors, peers, subordinates and customers, for a circular approach. Often there is also a self-assessment portion of the process… Read more »

Employee Development and a Culture of Engagement

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The employee culture of an organization can be difficult to pinpoint or define. It is made up of the attitudes, values, experiences, beliefs and behaviors shared by a group of people, and it varies dramatically from office to office.   Organizational culture is usually not written into a company manual or put into words in… Read more »

Telecommuting Tips & Communication Skills Training

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  Many organizations are expanding beyond the traditional office format to include telecommuting in some capacity. In a 2008 WorldatWork study , 42 percent of U.S. employers responded that they allowed staff to work remotely during that year. In another survey, 67 percent of respondents said their organization experienced greater worker productivity as a result… Read more »

Disc Test Online Can Drive What’s Accepted

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Do you know your dominant behavior type?  Would this be useful information for your relationships and career?  The answers should be yes.  As societal mores and values change with each generation, it becomes even more critical to understand your dominant personality and how to deal with others. For many years, management training courses had an… Read more »