Staying Productive During the Holiday Season

ADHD, ADD, Moms with ADD, Business, Break, Holiday Season, Family, Productivity, Deadlines, Schedule, Planning

Previously Published on News Break Relaxing in front of a toasty fireplace, we sip on hot chocolate and sing with our eight-year-old daughter. She has just discovered Karaoke for the first time and seems to be the next rock superstar, ready to make her big break. The holidays are for reconnecting with loved ones, spending time with family and rekindling the friendships we almost lost to the turbulence last year. It’s a time of great […]

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Improving the Corporate Culture | How to optimize your workforce from a distance

Workforce Optimization, Work from Home, remote workforce, Unified COmmunications, Web RTC, Employee Retention, Corporate Culture,

Previously Published on News Break 2020 led to a surprising shift in how businesses would operate going forward. Many of these businesses have learned that they could actually cut costs by removing overhead. Others are downsizing and/or relocating to more tax-friendly areas of the United States. While some have let go of their workforce, others are growing at an unprecedented pace. With employees spread far and wide, companies are doubling down on the corporate culture […]

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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 […]

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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? […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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