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What is Taylor Swift?

by | Dec 6, 2023 | Celebrity Profiles | 0 Comments

When I first started to learn about Taylor Swift I thought, here we have a superstar who is a huge “I” DISC behavior style with an even larger “D” behavior.  After all,...

Ben Franklin Was What?

by | Nov 20, 2023 | Celebrity Profiles | 0 Comments

Benjamin Franklin is out flying a kite again. This time with a key attached. He was waiting for a huge thunderstorm with lightening, thunder and rain. He’s got the...

What is Matthew McConaughey?

by | Nov 15, 2023 | Celebrity Profiles | 0 Comments

Whether it’s lunch with Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Wolf of Wall Street,” Kate Hudson’s “challenge” in “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days,” or in the “Dallas Buyers Club,”...

What is Reese Witherspoon?

by | Sep 19, 2023 | Celebrity Profiles | 0 Comments

The Legally Blonde 1 & 2 beauty queen (She has won at least a dozen child and then celebrity beauty honors.) is much more then “just another pretty face.” You’d...

What is Cate Blanchett?

by | Aug 30, 2023 | Celebrity Profiles | 0 Comments

She has played Queen Elizabeth (twice), Princess Galadriel in The Lord of the Ring movies, and the Russian villain in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal...

What is George Clooney?

by | Aug 23, 2023 | Celebrity Profiles | 0 Comments

Clooney has a reputation as a practical joker, wise guy, and well- liked villain actor. He has been nominated for a number of awards and received three Golden Globes...

Coaching

Behavioral Fit Coaching™

by | May 24, 2024 | Coaching,DISC,DISC & Motivators Certification | 0 Comments

Are one or more of your coaching clients not making as much progress as you would like? Are you frustrated because you can’t get through to them? Are you not making as...

The Power of Personality: Using Motivators to Motivate Without Money™: Motivating an Individualistic

by | Jan 25, 2024 | Coaching,DISC & Motivators Certification,Leadership,Motivators/Driving Forces | 0 Comments

Goal setting!  Key performance indicators (KPIs)! Accountability!  Organizations are screaming for staff to do more with less.  They want people to...

Using Motivators to Motivate Without Money: Motivating a Theoretical

by | Jan 17, 2024 | Coaching,DISC & Motivators Certification,Leadership,Motivators/Driving Forces | 0 Comments

A Question? Does your spouse only do things for you if you pay them? Does your best friend only do things for you because you pay them? Do YOU only do things for others...

Here’s The Easy Way For You To STOP Wasting Time

by | Nov 26, 2023 | Coaching,DISC & Motivators Certification,Using Assessment Reports | 0 Comments

“I never waste time!” It’s others who waste my time! How do I stop that? Here’s the BAD news! No matter the reason for wasting time, it’s YOUR responsibility to manage...

Better Communicating With The Non-Communicable

by | Sep 11, 2023 | Coaching,DISC,DISC & Motivators Certification | 0 Comments

Ever worked with a very intense “C” and tried to get them to understand there is a human side to the work?  How about if you are the intense “C” and people just...

Using DISC to conquer stress

by | Aug 23, 2023 | Coaching,DISC,DISC & Motivators Certification,Stress | 0 Comments

We all experience and handle stress in different ways. “Stress, it’s just a state of mind. I have it under control” (says the confident “D” style). “I can handle the...

DISC

Did you know…? We have reports you can use to onboard new people

by | Jun 10, 2024 | DISC | 0 Comments

We have onboarding reports that include the most important sections from our DISC and/or Motivators report.  It puts two people on the same page and gives each’s...

Use the “1/3, 1/3, 1/3 Rule” When Hiring

by | Jun 10, 2024 | DISC | 0 Comments

This rule says about 1/3 of the decision should rest on what you know about the person from before their application for the job.  Things like their level and kind of...

Motivating Without Money: The “Traditional” Way

by | Jun 10, 2024 | DISC | 0 Comments

Can you really motivate people without money?  Most people don’t use their imagination to motivate others.  They rely too much on motivating with money. ...

Behavioral Fit Coaching™

by | May 24, 2024 | Coaching,DISC,DISC & Motivators Certification | 0 Comments

Are one or more of your coaching clients not making as much progress as you would like? Are you frustrated because you can’t get through to them? Are you not making as...

Stop The Turnover Revolving Door by Using Reports from Abelson

by | Nov 15, 2023 | DISC,Engagement,Turnover,Using Assessment Reports | 0 Comments

Staff turnover is expensive!  A common “rule of thumb estimate” suggests it cost 25% to 200% of a leaving staff’s annual compensation each time someone...

Do DISC Scores Change Over Time?

by | Nov 6, 2023 | DISC,DISC & Motivators Certification | 0 Comments

One of the many myths I dispel in our DISC Certification course is that DISC scores do not change over time. Can a person’s DISC score change? Absolutely! Do they...

DISC Team Success Story # 1

by | Oct 3, 2023 | DISC,Team Building | 0 Comments

Situation:A particular office had a history of repeatedly hiring poor performing administrative assistants. We did a DISC behavior team report on the entire...

DISC Doesn’t Measure Personality and It Doesn’t Motivate!

by | Sep 12, 2023 | DISC,DISC & Motivators Certification | 0 Comments

Two people you know take our DISC and have almost identical DISC scores, but they are as different as night and day.  If DISC is a personality profile, how can...

Better Communicating With The Non-Communicable

by | Sep 11, 2023 | Coaching,DISC,DISC & Motivators Certification | 0 Comments

Ever worked with a very intense “C” and tried to get them to understand there is a human side to the work?  How about if you are the intense “C” and people just...

DISC & Motivators Certification

Behavioral Fit Coaching™

by | May 24, 2024 | Coaching,DISC,DISC & Motivators Certification | 0 Comments

Are one or more of your coaching clients not making as much progress as you would like? Are you frustrated because you can’t get through to them? Are you not making as...

The Power of Personality: Using Motivators to Motivate Without Money™: Motivating an Individualistic

by | Jan 25, 2024 | Coaching,DISC & Motivators Certification,Leadership,Motivators/Driving Forces | 0 Comments

Goal setting!  Key performance indicators (KPIs)! Accountability!  Organizations are screaming for staff to do more with less.  They want people to...

Using Motivators to Motivate Without Money: Motivating a Theoretical

by | Jan 17, 2024 | Coaching,DISC & Motivators Certification,Leadership,Motivators/Driving Forces | 0 Comments

A Question? Does your spouse only do things for you if you pay them? Does your best friend only do things for you because you pay them? Do YOU only do things for others...

The Selflessness in “Social”

by | Nov 26, 2023 | DISC & Motivators Certification,Motivators/Driving Forces | 0 Comments

Party, Party, Party! That might be the “call” when some hear the word “social.” But in our case, “social” means giving to others or society. The mantra for people with...

Here’s The Easy Way For You To STOP Wasting Time

by | Nov 26, 2023 | Coaching,DISC & Motivators Certification,Using Assessment Reports | 0 Comments

“I never waste time!” It’s others who waste my time! How do I stop that? Here’s the BAD news! No matter the reason for wasting time, it’s YOUR responsibility to manage...

Do DISC Scores Change Over Time?

by | Nov 6, 2023 | DISC,DISC & Motivators Certification | 0 Comments

One of the many myths I dispel in our DISC Certification course is that DISC scores do not change over time. Can a person’s DISC score change? Absolutely! Do they...

6 Things a DISC Certification Should Give You

by | Oct 3, 2023 | DISC & Motivators Certification | 0 Comments

Facilitating dozens of DISC Certifications with 100s of now DISC certified practitioners has taught me a number of things about what makes for a quality DISC...

Certification Technique: How to Identify When A Person Is Experiencing Stress

by | Sep 25, 2023 | DISC & Motivators Certification,Stress | 0 Comments

Identifying whether or not someone is experiencing stress is one of over 100 techniques we discuss in our DISC & Motives Certification course. In this article, I...

The Folly of Rewarding With Money While Hoping For Loyalty

by | Sep 19, 2023 | DISC & Motivators Certification,Leadership,Motivators/Driving Forces | 0 Comments

Money rarely creates loyalty. Just think about it. People leave one organization to go to another organization for more money all the time. Sometimes it's 5% more....

Engagement

Stop The Turnover Revolving Door by Using Reports from Abelson

by | Nov 15, 2023 | DISC,Engagement,Turnover,Using Assessment Reports | 0 Comments

Staff turnover is expensive!  A common “rule of thumb estimate” suggests it cost 25% to 200% of a leaving staff’s annual compensation each time someone...

Interviewing & Hiring

Hiring 101: Sweet 16 Rules to Master the Interview – Part 2

by | Nov 20, 2023 | Interviewing & Hiring,Onboarding | 0 Comments

Part 2: Rules for Interview Effectiveness It is time for the main event, the actual interview. Hopefully, your pre-interview tasks recommended in Part 1 of this article...

Hiring 101: Sweet 16 Rules to Master the Interview – Part 1

by | Nov 6, 2023 | Interviewing & Hiring,Onboarding | 0 Comments

Part 1: Rule For Pre-Interview Effectiveness On a scale from 1 to 10, how would you rank your success hiring staff? Be honest now. Most people believe they can...

Job Interviewing Maladies & Their Cure

by | Oct 3, 2023 | Interviewing & Hiring,Leadership,Onboarding | 0 Comments

Like everything else; successful approaches to hiring people have changed. A recent Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article points out a number of maladies experienced by job...

Leadership

The Power of Personality: Using Motivators to Motivate Without Money™: Motivating an Individualistic

by | Jan 25, 2024 | Coaching,DISC & Motivators Certification,Leadership,Motivators/Driving Forces | 0 Comments

Goal setting!  Key performance indicators (KPIs)! Accountability!  Organizations are screaming for staff to do more with less.  They want people to...

Using Motivators to Motivate Without Money: Motivating a Theoretical

by | Jan 17, 2024 | Coaching,DISC & Motivators Certification,Leadership,Motivators/Driving Forces | 0 Comments

A Question? Does your spouse only do things for you if you pay them? Does your best friend only do things for you because you pay them? Do YOU only do things for others...

Job Interviewing Maladies & Their Cure

by | Oct 3, 2023 | Interviewing & Hiring,Leadership,Onboarding | 0 Comments

Like everything else; successful approaches to hiring people have changed. A recent Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article points out a number of maladies experienced by job...

The Folly of Rewarding With Money While Hoping For Loyalty

by | Sep 19, 2023 | DISC & Motivators Certification,Leadership,Motivators/Driving Forces | 0 Comments

Money rarely creates loyalty. Just think about it. People leave one organization to go to another organization for more money all the time. Sometimes it's 5% more....

Motivators/Driving Forces

The Power of Personality: Using Motivators to Motivate Without Money™: Motivating an Individualistic

by | Jan 25, 2024 | Coaching,DISC & Motivators Certification,Leadership,Motivators/Driving Forces | 0 Comments

Goal setting!  Key performance indicators (KPIs)! Accountability!  Organizations are screaming for staff to do more with less.  They want people to...

Using Motivators to Motivate Without Money: Motivating a Theoretical

by | Jan 17, 2024 | Coaching,DISC & Motivators Certification,Leadership,Motivators/Driving Forces | 0 Comments

A Question? Does your spouse only do things for you if you pay them? Does your best friend only do things for you because you pay them? Do YOU only do things for others...

The Selflessness in “Social”

by | Nov 26, 2023 | DISC & Motivators Certification,Motivators/Driving Forces | 0 Comments

Party, Party, Party! That might be the “call” when some hear the word “social.” But in our case, “social” means giving to others or society. The mantra for people with...

The Folly of Rewarding With Money While Hoping For Loyalty

by | Sep 19, 2023 | DISC & Motivators Certification,Leadership,Motivators/Driving Forces | 0 Comments

Money rarely creates loyalty. Just think about it. People leave one organization to go to another organization for more money all the time. Sometimes it's 5% more....

Onboarding

Hiring 101: Sweet 16 Rules to Master the Interview – Part 2

by | Nov 20, 2023 | Interviewing & Hiring,Onboarding | 0 Comments

Part 2: Rules for Interview Effectiveness It is time for the main event, the actual interview. Hopefully, your pre-interview tasks recommended in Part 1 of this article...

Hiring 101: Sweet 16 Rules to Master the Interview – Part 1

by | Nov 6, 2023 | Interviewing & Hiring,Onboarding | 0 Comments

Part 1: Rule For Pre-Interview Effectiveness On a scale from 1 to 10, how would you rank your success hiring staff? Be honest now. Most people believe they can...

Job Interviewing Maladies & Their Cure

by | Oct 3, 2023 | Interviewing & Hiring,Leadership,Onboarding | 0 Comments

Like everything else; successful approaches to hiring people have changed. A recent Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article points out a number of maladies experienced by job...

Onboarding. . . Made easy? – Part 1

by | Aug 21, 2023 | DISC & Motivators Certification,Onboarding | 0 Comments

Has a new staff person just arrived and been assigned to work with you? What is she like? How do you communicate or motivate her? What value will she bring to your...

Onboarding. . . Made easy? – Part 2

by | Aug 20, 2023 | DISC & Motivators Certification,Onboarding | 0 Comments

Coaching is an incredibly competitive field with so many individuals offering consulting services, and organizations utilizing coaches to drive performance. Coaching...

Onboarding. . . Made Easy – Part 3

by | Aug 19, 2023 | DISC & Motivators Certification,Onboarding | 0 Comments

Four Positive Outcomes of Onboarding Are people you know stressed because of a misunderstanding or conflict with others? Are they satisfied and committed because they...

5 Key Factors to Team Member Location: In Person vs. Remote

by | Jul 25, 2023 | Onboarding,Team Building | 0 Comments

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of remote work. People started to realize teams could operate successfully without being confined to a single geographic...

Stress

Resolving Team “Pressure Points”

by | Dec 6, 2023 | Stress,Team Building | 0 Comments

There are many different types of teams; executive teams, administrative teams, project teams, taskforce teams, sales teams… Teams can be from many different types of...

Certification Technique: How to Identify When A Person Is Experiencing Stress

by | Sep 25, 2023 | DISC & Motivators Certification,Stress | 0 Comments

Identifying whether or not someone is experiencing stress is one of over 100 techniques we discuss in our DISC & Motives Certification course. In this article, I...

Using DISC to conquer stress

by | Aug 23, 2023 | Coaching,DISC,DISC & Motivators Certification,Stress | 0 Comments

We all experience and handle stress in different ways. “Stress, it’s just a state of mind. I have it under control” (says the confident “D” style). “I can handle the...

Team Building

Resolving Team “Pressure Points”

by | Dec 6, 2023 | Stress,Team Building | 0 Comments

There are many different types of teams; executive teams, administrative teams, project teams, taskforce teams, sales teams… Teams can be from many different types of...

DISC Team Success Story # 1

by | Oct 3, 2023 | DISC,Team Building | 0 Comments

Situation:A particular office had a history of repeatedly hiring poor performing administrative assistants. We did a DISC behavior team report on the entire...

The Biggest Misunderstanding of Why People Leave

by | Sep 25, 2023 | Team Building,Turnover | 0 Comments

The biggest misunderstanding of why people leave is that money will solve the problem. It’s a myth that paying people more is THE answer to retaining staff. It is true...

Why Teams Work – Part 2

by | Aug 20, 2023 | Team Building | 0 Comments

If you want read “Why Teams Work - Part 1“ click here Fosters Different Ideas, Creativity, & Innovation  When people have different tasks, they also see things...

Why Teams Work – Part 1

by | Aug 4, 2023 | Team Building | 0 Comments

Everywhere we look, in the media and at work, we hear “teams.” Microsoft has even developed an entire teams platform and has an intense advertising campaign telling us...

5 Key Factors to Team Member Location: In Person vs. Remote

by | Jul 25, 2023 | Onboarding,Team Building | 0 Comments

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of remote work. People started to realize teams could operate successfully without being confined to a single geographic...

Turnover

Stop The Turnover Revolving Door by Using Reports from Abelson

by | Nov 15, 2023 | DISC,Engagement,Turnover,Using Assessment Reports | 0 Comments

Staff turnover is expensive!  A common “rule of thumb estimate” suggests it cost 25% to 200% of a leaving staff’s annual compensation each time someone...

The Biggest Misunderstanding of Why People Leave

by | Sep 25, 2023 | Team Building,Turnover | 0 Comments

The biggest misunderstanding of why people leave is that money will solve the problem. It’s a myth that paying people more is THE answer to retaining staff. It is true...

Using Assessment Reports

Here’s The Easy Way For You To STOP Wasting Time

by | Nov 26, 2023 | Coaching,DISC & Motivators Certification,Using Assessment Reports | 0 Comments

“I never waste time!” It’s others who waste my time! How do I stop that? Here’s the BAD news! No matter the reason for wasting time, it’s YOUR responsibility to manage...

Stop The Turnover Revolving Door by Using Reports from Abelson

by | Nov 15, 2023 | DISC,Engagement,Turnover,Using Assessment Reports | 0 Comments

Staff turnover is expensive!  A common “rule of thumb estimate” suggests it cost 25% to 200% of a leaving staff’s annual compensation each time someone...