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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.

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?

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.

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?

Do More of What Makes You Awesome

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
October 31, 2022

Have you ever tried to nail gravy to a tree or play billiards with a rope? If you somehow succeed at these impossible tasks, would you want more of that kind of challenge? Or would you rather be doing more of the things that make you awesome?

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.

How Has Covid Changed You?

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

How has the Covid pandemic changed you? As you read this article, give some thought to what has changed in your personal and professional life. See if you can find the ways in which growth has occurred or enlightenment has been found.

Get Good at Being You

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

What is the formula for your personal success? It likely entails knowing what you want in life and relentlessly pursuing it. How do you know if what you're pursuing is really what's going to make you happy? Find out how to find out.

Q&A About Relationships and the Core Values Index

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
August 29, 2022

Can the Core Values Index psychometric assessment and personality test be used to help married couples in relationship counseling? Can the CVI improve your odds of finding and keeping the perfect partner? We find out.

Are you a reluctant hero?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
August 29, 2022

Have you ever excelled at something that never came easy to you? Perhaps you found yourself needing to accomplish something against your best judgment, or needed to obtain a skill that wasn't your passion. You might be a reluctant hero.

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