Previously Published to News Break When we think about “production,” we should also be thinking about the “product.” Depending on the market, production will be different, as will the requirements for the worker that we choose to work behind the scenes, making sure everything happens as it’s supposed to — with great quality and optimal fortitude. For the most part, the requirements of a production worker will always be the same. However, because we find ourselves working amongst a variety of niche markets, the actual specifications will vary quite a bit. They also vary, based on department, role, and area of expertise. To better understand what we are looking for in a production worker, we must think about: Quality, Turnaround & Output Popularity & Product Demand Equipment & Technologies Budget & Inventory Health & Safety Management Shipping, Packaging & Warehousing Order Processing & Logistics Team & Project Management While these are all concerns we have within the production environment, they can be carried out rather seamlessly with the help of a skilled workforce and solid leadership teams. Of course, nothing would be made possible without excellent communication and the ability to delineate. Production workers should carry a toolbox of soft skills within […]
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 your clients continue to feel important, and you will continue to earn their loyalty through improved service and genuine commitment to the long-term success of each brand. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON DISCINSIGHTS BY PEOPLEKEYS TO FIND OUT HOW ACTIVE LISTENING WILL HELP YOU BECOME A BETTER LEADER.
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 perceived self The private self The public self How we act towards someone new isn’t always based on how we actually feel about them. Sometimes it’s about how we feel about ourselves in a new situation or environment. Entering into a new relationship, people act as they would under stress or on behalf of their “public self.” Some become extremely cautious and tentative or just the opposite, overly talkative. As the couple settles down, people switch to their “private self.” This is how a person acts when they are at home, or when they have taken off their “mask” and […]