eRep Blog

The Myth of The Golden Rule: Treating Others How You'd Like to be Treated

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
January 18, 2021

The Golden Rule is easy to understand — treat others the way you'd like to be treated. There's a lot of wisdom in that. Too bad it's (almost) completely wrong.

It's All Relative But Shouldn't Be

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
January 11, 2021

If you compare yourself to others, it's easy to feel a sense of relative deprivation. In this article, we share the secret of why this comparison can lead to dangerous behavior and how to counter it.

12 Best Articles of 2020

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
January 4, 2021

2020 was a year for the history books, and 2021 has only just begun. A tradition here at eRep is to begin each new year with a blog article looking back at the year we just completed, and sometimes a look ahead. These are our top articles from 2020.

Effective Feedback Based on the Core Values Index Psychometric Assessment

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
September 28, 2020

It is important to understand that you see the world through your own psychometric lens, but it is even more valuable to understand the perspective of the other person.

How I See You And How You See Me

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
September 7, 2020

Everyone sees the world through their own psychological lens. Each of us has an unconscious expectation that everyone we meet will see the world the same way we do.

Four Experts, One Question: How Do You Give Constructive Feedback That Is Actually Constructive?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
August 31, 2020

We chose four experts in business, HR, customer service and employment consulting and asked them one question: How do you give constructive feedback that is actually constructive?

Overcoming Layers of Stereotype and Bias Programming

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
August 24, 2020

We all have biases in how we view others. We identify differences between ourselves and other people. Social programming layers itself on top of that hardwiring and corrupts it by reinforcing needless and immoral stereotypes.

Communicating in the Time of Zoom

By
Travis Stovall , CEO, eRep, Inc.
Posted
June 15, 2020

Experts say that 90% of communication is non-verbal. What happens when nearly everyone is working from home and the amount of electronic communications has skyrocketed?

Relationship Advice from a Psychometric Assessment?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
May 11, 2020

Can Merchants and Bankers get along? Will Builders and Innovators ever see eye to eye? We discuss the ins and outs of how different Core Values Index psychometric profiles relate to each other.

Advice From One Core Value to the Next

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
February 17, 2020

For those who have taken the Core Values Index psychometric assessment, or are curious how it works, we list hypothetical conversations between each of the four core value personality types.