Personality assessments, once dreaded and often feared when seeking a job, are making a surprising comeback in today’s workforce. One of the most popular personality assessments that businesses often use is the DiSC. This assessment goes back to the 400’s B.C., when it was originally developed by Empodocles and used elements of fire, earth, air, and water. Over time, these were tweaked and adjusted to the four core categories that we see today (PeopleKeys.com, 2019). As we turn the corner to the second decade of the 21st century, the DiSC assessment is being updated yet again as it transitions now into the Everything DiSC model.
Take a moment and reflect on tech leadership in our society; what is one of the first things that comes to your mind? If it is the fact that it is predominantly made up of males in those roles, you’re correct. Women are just as impactful in tech leadership positions than their male counterparts. In this short blog post, we’re going to show you just how impactful they really are and why businesses should focus more on giving women the opportunity to lead their organizations.
Starting a new business brings with it a number of different feelings and emotion. Feelings like excitement, determination, passion, strategy, and of course fun, will certainly come and go in waves. However, there comes a time when the business becomes too much to handle. Two things happen at that stage – either the business folds and vanishes, or owners seek out the assistance of business coaches to help right the ship. In this first post of 2019, we’re going to look at business coaching and why it is such an important element to ensuring that a business runs efficiently at all times. As we get a better understanding as to what business coaching is, we’ll look at the reasons why it is important to have them on your side. While looking at that, we’ll quell the naysayers that are out there saying that the art of business coaching is dead. Grab a seat and cup of coffee, and let’s have a learning session that you’ll surely not want to miss.
Dr. Danielle Jenkins provides insights and tips on how to strategically run your business in the most efficient manner possible.