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Values: Why To Hire and Why To Fire

The values of an organization get a bad rap.  Usually they come after the prestigious mission and vision, don’t receive the proper time to be fully developed and are rarely used for what they were designed for.  At times they can be characterized as the ‘fluffy’ stuff or the ‘human interest’ piece of an organization […]

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SURVEYING: Beyond SurveyMonkey – Critical Questions To Ask Before Sending Out a Survey

Wiki contends that Survey Monkey had 14 million users in 2012. If you are nodding your head in agreement, you won’t be surprised that since its business launch in 2009, Survey Monkey has become a household name. Here at New Directions, we have been conducting surveys for close to twenty years; everything from designing and […]

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The MBTI and Your Leadership Team Workshop

The MBTI is the most well-known personality instrument.  This training takes Type to a new level, examining your leadership team’s strengths and “hot spots” when planning, solving problems, making decisions and managing change.  The team will leave the training with clear actions for performance improvement.

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EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT: Competency, Commitment and Handling Problem Behavior in Employees

Intro It had been a long couple of years leading up to the day when my boss approached me and said, “What’s changed Mike?”  Not knowing what she was talking about, I shot off an inquisitive look. “Your commitment level,” she said, “it’s apparent that something in you has sparked a renewed commitment to your […]

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PERSONALITY: NDCPodcaster: Deborah on Preference vs. Skill

  Click Here To Download NDCPodcaster: Preference vs. Skill    Listen to Deborah Mackin & Michael Harrington as they talk more in depth about Deb’s recent post on “Preference vs. Skill Development” and how the MBTI assessment can help a professional develop certain skills to be a more well-rounded employee.

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PERSONALITY: MBTI – Are Your Preferences Blinding Your Need To Develop Skill?

Carlos sits in the meeting and begins tapping the tip of his pen as Claire explains why she’s disagreeing with the proposed timeline for launching the project.  Impatience is written all over his face.  He hates these weekly staff meetings, and finds Claire to be one of the major stumbling blocks.  To his way of […]

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