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The Psychometric Profile of Action Heroes: Using the Core Values Index Without Even Knowing It

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
May 9, 2022

It's highly doubtful that the writers of John Wick or Ferris Bueller's Day Off had any clue of the CVI's existence or how it works, yet their characters magically fit certain psychometric profiles to perfectly serve the story.

Can You Get Along With Anyone?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
April 18, 2022

I met my metaphorical twin and he was an asshole. Our life experiences were nearly identical and we even looked alike. Our personalities were quite different, though, and it makes me wonder if there's a way to get along with anyone no matter what.

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?

You Will Get Through This

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

What happens to us in our daily lives is mostly out of our control. Many events, such as the weather or stock market or even the existence of deadly viruses, are beyond our influence, but how we choose to respond to these events is a choice.

Professions of 12 Core Values Index Psychometric Profiles

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

There are 12 primary/secondary Core Values Index psychometric profile combinations. We describe common professions, and even a famous name or two, that would likely share those profiles.

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.

Don't Double Down On Conflict

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 22, 2021

When we get into an argument, we have a tendency to double down on our approach. When our approach isn't working, why do we try even harder (or louder) from the same perspective?

How to Guess Someone's Core Values Index Profile

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

The Core Values Index personality assessment provides two primary benefits: understanding yourself, and understanding others. Learning to identify the profile of others will make you a better communicator.

Can You Nurture Creativity Out of Nothing?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
September 6, 2021

What does it mean to be creative? Is creativity innate? Is it something you're born with? Is it boolean, where you either have it or you don’t? Can you nurture creativity out of nothing?

I'm Not a Flake. I'm an Innovator.

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
August 9, 2021

I've had many hobbies in my life. I try something new, work with it for a bit until I've achieved a certain level of accomplishment, then I abandon it for the next shiny thing. Why? It's the way I'm hardwired.

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