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2023 Editor's Picks

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
January 9, 2023

At eRep, we've produced a large collection of informative, insightful, and entertaining articles that focus on the world's most accurate and reliable psychometric assessment and personality test, the Core Values Index™. Here is our Editor's top picks for 2023.

It's Hip to be Square

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

We often talk about profound personality types, people who are the epitome of the four Core Values Index archetypes. But what if you have a well-rounded personality? What if your psychometric profile is square with equal amounts of all four?

Yak Shaving

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
December 12, 2022

Did you know there's a psychological reason why you went into the bike shed, fell down a rabbit hole, and shaved a yak instead of working on your original task?

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?

What Your Hobbies Can Teach You About Your Job

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

How you fill your leisure time is a rather accurate reflection of your emotional hardwiring and the needs of your personality. If that differs from your job, you may have a disconnect in what you do for a living.

Let Go and Accept Who You Are

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
October 3, 2022

When I turned 30, a friend gave me a birthday card that said I had permission to stop acting like I was in my 20s. That wisdom has stuck with me ever since: You have permission to be who you are and to stop acting like you're someone else.

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