This graphical illustration about “where communication takes place” comes from 25 years of observing and testing behavioral and communication tendencies. It really struck me one day when two people I know very well were having a pretty intense argument, in fact talking about
Recruiting and hiring in the corporate world is challenging enough, but hiring for ministry can be a formidable task with stakes increasing in senior pastoral positions. For those of you who’ve hired in both worlds, you know that church staffing is unlike any staffing out
One of the things we love about Leadership gurus Ken Blanchard and Paul Hersey is that they popularized the belief that anyone can lead, you just have to hone your “style-flexing” skills.
Being an intern at PeopleKeys, I learned strategies that would help with moving any company forward such as blogging, market research, the importance of SEO for web presence…and even how to properly hole-punch a client report. However, the one big thing I learned, which will
There are a number of traits that help define an effective business leader. If you are familiar with DISC theory, you might think there would be certain natural DISC leadership styles, but that is not necessarily the case. The key to being a good leader is being self-aware so
Your mission statement is one of the most powerful tools of your organization. Yet, ironically, many don’t take the time to create an effective mission statement. A Harvard Business Review article reit-erates that this important task is often overlooked, thrown together or
“What is your goal?” he asked me after I shot back yet one more rebuttal to our “conversation.” (Was it really a conversation at this point? It was quickly getting tense). Here I was in all my D/I glory, quickly becoming “last word Ashley” in our relationship. I had a comment
DISC in the corporate and entrepreneurial world is an easy match, as companies recognize the power of knowing who they are and who is on their team. However, I’ve found we’re missing a huge piece when we keep DISC only in business.
Certification in behavioral analysis isn’t just for professional offices, it’s making an impact in the classroom too. Corporate consultants and life coaches have long known that using DISC is a great tool for coaching people to become expert communicators.
The world has been debating whether a simple computer generated sound clip is saying the words Laurel or Yanny. Which do you hear? It is amazing because roughly ½ the people say it definitely says one or the other, and it simply can’t be anything different. I personally heard