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Should co-workers be friends?

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

There doesn't seem to be any doubt that a healthy workplace culture is a good thing to have. Should that healthy culture be comprised of friendships and off-campus socialization between co-workers? What if that socialization is a requirement?

The Art of Quality

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

We can't avoid a subjective sense for how well someone does their job, that’s human nature. We still need an objective way to measure it, though. But is quality a science, or is it an art, too?

Algorithms for Team Performance

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

Algorithms, like recipes, can make our lives easier. They are the steps you follow to make a wheel, saving you the time of having to invent one yourself. What is an algorithm for fueling your team's performance?

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.

Everyone is in Sales

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

Sales is persuasion. It is convincing another person to take an action. Relatively few of us spend our day persuading others to buy something, but all of us find the need to persuade others to take actions.

Defend Against The Great Resignation With One Powerful Act

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

Before it comes to the point of needing to ask departing employees, "As you leave, can you tell us why?" how do you determine what will motivate your staff to stick around? The answer is surprisingly simple.

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.

Focus: Get More Done With Your Core Values Index Profile

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
December 20, 2021

We live in a world filled with too many distractions. Never in human history has it been harder to stay focused, and it's because we have filled our daily lives with Too Many Shiny Things. What can we do to regain a sense of focus?

What is Best For My Clients is What is Best For Me: A CVI Success Story

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 29, 2021

We interviewed mortgage broker Gary Boyer before and after taking the Core Values Index psychometric assessment, and discovered the reason why he has been so successful.

Adding Value Goes Both Ways

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

Many leaders focus on the value a worker brings to their organization. Why not also ask what value the organization and the role brings to the individual?

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