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Steve Williamson

Steve Williamson

Innovator/Banker - Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.

Steve has a career in information technology, software development, and project management spanning three decades. He is the author of a series of fantasy novels called The Taesian Chronicles (ruckerworks.com), and when he isn't writing he is an aspiring multi-instrumentalist and composer, a virtual pilot in a home-built flight simulator, and a cyclist.

Articles

What is Your Secret Mission?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
December 5, 2022

When I was in high school, my trigonometry teacher noticed something unusual. I was scoring 100% on my homework assignments but doing poorly on tests. When he asked me about it, I confessed a dark secret.

What is Talent?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 28, 2022

Are you talented? What separates talent from ability? Can talent be learned or is it something you're born with? How do you find out where your talents lie?

The Psychometric Profile of a Thanksgiving Dinner

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 21, 2022

Thanksgiving gatherings are supposed to be a time of connection and bonding with family and friends, but it can also be a notorious time of stress and social conflict. The CVI can help.

The Secret Skill of Effective Leaders

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 16, 2022

Do leaders need power-based personalities to be effective? Is a domineering style required to succeed in positions of leadership? We unlock the secret skill great leaders embrace that sets them apart. Can you guess what it is?

Nature vs. Nurture: The Source of Your Personality

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 14, 2022

A great deal of your personality is baked in at birth, but that is not the end of your psychological story. Your experiences and relationships can alter the part of your innate, unchanging nature that is revealed as you move forward through life.

Ikigai: What is Your Reason for Being?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 7, 2022

People want to be productive. We all want to bring our passion, mission, profession and vocation into alignment to find that perfect reason for being, what the Japanese call 'ikigai.' What is your reason for being?

People Are Your Secret Sauce

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 2, 2022

People are the secret sauce that will make your company great. What are the 4 things you need to ensure your team is top notch?

Do More of What Makes You Awesome

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
October 31, 2022

Have you ever tried to nail gravy to a tree or play billiards with a rope? If you somehow succeed at these impossible tasks, would you want more of that kind of challenge? Or would you rather be doing more of the things that make you awesome?

Finding My Professional Path: An Interview with Jeff Jarchow

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
October 24, 2022

After work in strengths (StrengthsFinders), motivations (MCode), collaboration type (mPact), content (YouScience), spiritual gifts, personality (Myers-Briggs & Big Five), and a two day deep dive LifePlan, Jeff lacked something. 'I didn't have my why.'

If You Like High Turnover, Stop Reading Now

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
October 19, 2022

If your company has a culture that accepts or even condones high turnover, the Core Values Index assessment isn't for you. But, if you like to keep costs down while boosting profitability, hire the right people and put them into the right seats by calling eRep and integrating the CVI into your organization today.

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