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How Ping Pong Strategy Improves Your Workplace Communication

Posted 18 Oct 2019 by Melissa Summer

What can ping pong strategy teach you about workplace communication? 

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The Changing Shape of Teams and Google’s Project Aristotle

Posted 01 Oct 2019 by Melissa Summer

With the advance of technology, how teams in organizations work in the modern world has shifted. Read about the changing shape of teams, Google's Project Aristotle and what's proven most important for teams to succeed.

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How to Make Virtual Work Work for You

Posted 01 Oct 2019 by Dr. Rachel Cubas-Wilkinson

Remote work and virtual teams are becoming a norm for organizations. But most companies weren't set up that way. Here's how you make virtual work work for your workplace. 

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Self-Awareness is Critical to Your Company's Success

Posted 06 Sep 2019 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership at The Myers-Briggs Company

Despite many people's belief in their self-awareness, there's a lack of it. Here are a few steps to assess, build and improve self-awareness throughout your organization. 

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Talent Development and Diversity in Dubai with the MBTI Tool

Posted 28 Aug 2019 by Jeff Hayes

CEO Jeff Hayes shares insights around diversity, talent development and other observations from Dubai.

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Understanding Motivation for More Effective Team Behavior

Posted 22 Aug 2019 by Pam Valencia & Melissa Summer

What does motivation have to do with effective team work and behavior? A lot, it turns out. Learn more about interpersonal needs and how they affect relationships and team interactions. 

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The "Freakishly Accurate" Leadership Assessment

Posted 07 Aug 2019 by Shana Lebowitz, Business Insider

"I took a personality test to assess my leadership potential and it was freakishly accurate..."

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Download the 2019 Trends Report

Posted 06 Aug 2019 by Melissa Summer

How do you optimize for the always-on culture? What's the new shape of teams? Check out the 2019 Trends Report: People First For Organizational Fitness for answers to this and more. 

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How to Motivate the People You Manage

Posted 25 Jun 2019 by Melissa Summer

Only a third of employees are engaged at work. How can you help to motivate your people better? By learning a little about psychology and personality type. 

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5 Takeaways for Managers from ATD 2019

Posted 25 Jun 2019 by Melissa Summer

Oprah’s daily reset, self-awareness as performance superfood, psychological safety and more learnings from ATD 2019 

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