5 Ways to Build a Great Team

team building, leadership, organization, common goals, remote workforce, drive, personality type

PUBLISHED ON MEDIUM As they say, “teamwork makes the dream work.” And we, as entrepreneurs, know just how hard it is to create a team that we can love, trust, and learn to grow with. In the beginning, we may start out wearing more than one hat. But, with success comes demand, and eventually, we have no choice but to build out. At first, it may be a little harder to let others take full control of the reins. After all, this is your baby, and your success didn’t come overnight. You’re not ready to share. You’re not ready to […]

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Improve your communication with DISC

DISC Insights, DISC Personality, Personality Type, Corporate Culture, Employee Relations, Persona, Behavioral Analysis, Coaching, Dominance, Influence, Hiring Cycles, Recruitment, Talent Acquisition, Onboarding, Team Building, Leadership, Workforce Optimization, Corporate Development, Business Development, Business Expansion, Growth, Team Building, Culture, Building Remote Teams, Compliances, Roles, Infrastructure, Differences in Opinion, Compliance, Steadiness, Communication, Improvements

READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON DISCINSIGHTS BY PEOPLEKEYS. Dr. William Marston developed his DISC theory while at Harvard University as a method of identifying major human personality traits and translating them into predictable behaviors. It is true that people can be predictable, but they are also predictably different. Being able to read through their personality differences is a key to good communication and building successful relationships, partnerships, families… Have you determined your DISC personality, yet? If not, the DISC Personality Profile will take you about 10 minutes to complete and get a full report of your combined personality style. Read […]

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Leadership and active listening with DISC

Active Listening, DISC Personality, Personality Types, DISC Theory, Leadership, Growth, Career Development, Interdisciplinary Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Communication, Employee Relations

READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON DISCINSIGHTS BY PEOPLEKEYS Active listening is an interpersonal skill that every top professional needs. No matter if you are a business professional, sales person, executive coach or business consultant, active listening is an essential part of utilizing your knowledge of human behavior. It allows us to take both verbal and non-verbal cues from clients and begin to understand their every need. Remember, DISC is all about observable behavior so here’s where active listening and observing will give you a competitive edge. Understanding DISC personality styles and acting in sync with their natural drive will let […]

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How to use DISC results during a hiring interview

DISC Insights, Personality Testing, Persona, DISC Theory, Personality Testing, Hiring, Hiring Cycle, Recruitment, Human Resources, Interviewing, Onboarding, Communication, Assessment

READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON DISCINSIGHTS BY PEOPLEKEYS Every hiring manager knows it can be a daunting task to sift through resumes all day. Many recruiters use a benchmarking process to narrow down the talent pool and know in advance not only what kind of background and information they’re looking for, but also the type of personality best suited for the job at hand. What happens when everything else matches ideally and you are in need of a strong “Peacemaker” style (SC-type personality), but your candidate is showing as a “Contemplator” (SCD personality combination)? You may be also intrigued by […]

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Couples counseling with DISC

DISC Theory, DISC Personality Types, Interpersonal Skills, Communication, Relationship Advice, Couples Counseling, Building Trust, Communication, DISC Theory,

READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE ON DISCINSIGHTS BY PEOPLEKEYS Most people enter a relationship thinking “this just might be the one.” In the very beginning, both people seem to be in-sync, but over time the combination of differing personalities and communication issues cause most couples to become out of sync. It’s this moment in which couples may turn to a counseling service, and understanding their different personalities is the first step in helping the love birds get back on track. What’s love got to do with it? In the world of DISC theory, people have three natural states of self-being: The […]

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The First ‘Smart’ Teddy Hits the Markets

IoT, Internet of Things, Tech News, Technology News, Technology, Digital Pivot, Digital Gadgetry, Artificial Intelligence, AI, Children, Kids, Family, Communication, Early Learning Development, Social Development, Deep Learning NEural Network, Education, Hu:toma, Interactive Companion, INteractivity, Language, Machine Learning, My Smart Teddy, My Smart Teddy Bear, Toy,

Previously Published to TalentZoo’s Digital Pivot Ted…Snuggles…Teddy Ruxpin…The Care Bears. We all fell in love with these popular teddies because they had minds of their own, they spoke to us, and they “wanted to be our friend.” While Ted’s fictional role in two movies allowed him to completely speak his mind and interact with humans as Snuggles did in laundry commercials, most of our other furry friends were one-way speakers and nothing more than a novelty. We could tell our teddies all the secrets in the world, and they would never tell. They had no other function aside from a […]

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Dear Internet: Father of the Net Speaks Up!

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Previously Published to Talent Zoo’s Digital Pivot Most likely fed up with the onslaught of garbage we see recycled over and over on social networks, the “Father of the Internet” releases a public service announcement…to the world. He appears to want to make change through the Internet, using it as a tool for improvement.  On a mobile app called “lettrs,” users connect to authentically express themselves in meaningful ways, engaging in letter-writing and gaining pen pals from all over the globe. With virtual utilization of stamps and calligraphy fonts, actual letter-writing is being emulated in the mobile space. Within 170 […]

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