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The Risks and Rewards of Hiring for Cultural Fit

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

What does workplace culture mean to you? Is it a goal you seek to achieve, or the organic result of other processes? What happens if your culture is hard to define, and what are the risks of imposing it from the top down or not defining it at all?

Measure Your Success as a Business Leader

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
August 10, 2022

You measure the success of a coach's leadership by the performance of their team. More than any other factor, the team an effective leader builds is what determines the success of their organization.

In Hiring, Make it Count

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
July 4, 2022

The impacts of lock downs, disruptions to supply chains and hiring and retention problems plague every sector of the economy. Whether you are an employer wanting to keep your operation fully staffed or an individual out there looking for work, make it count.

Is the CVI the Secret to Becoming a Better Leader?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
June 6, 2022

Even if you aren't in a position of leadership, understanding the emotional hardwiring of yourself and others is tremendously beneficial. If you don't know the CVI profile of yourself and your team, you are leading blindly.

Performance Feedback Should Never Be A Surprise

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
May 30, 2022

If the annual review is an employee's only review, fuhgetaboutit. If you don't communicate with your employees at all, how are you still in business? Now that we have the wrong way to do things out in the open, let's talk about the right way.

Engagement is the Rx for S.S.D.D.

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

Employee engagement is a state of being that benefits both the employee and the employer. The employee has a sense of enthusiasm and self-worth that adds value to their life. The employer gains a productive member of their team that positively contributes more than their cost.

Fight the Peter Principle: How to Avoid Bad Promotions

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
January 17, 2022

Hiring the wrong person for the role has obvious costs. What about promoting someone above their level of competency? That can cost even more because the top reason people quit their jobs is bad bosses.

Why Do You Work?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 15, 2021

Whether you are an employee that reports to a supervisor or you are a business owner that reports to customers, someone has the opportunity to express appreciation for the value and worth of what you do — or not.

It's All About Your Team: A Profile of Ted Davis, Airstream Adventures

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 8, 2021

We interviewed Ted Davis, the CEO/President of Airstream Adventures, a successful retailer and customizer of the iconic Airstream brand of travel trailers. We learn the secret to their success (hint: it's all about their team).

Do you have the psychometric profile of a leader?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 1, 2021

Think of someone you consider to be a great leader, either living or dead. How would you describe their personality? How many of those traits do you have? Do you have the psychometric profile to be a leader as well?

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