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Assessment Blogs

Title: Stop Treating Leadership Programs Like a Dart Board
By Mac Tefft
Just assessing for more intelligence isn’t enough. You need to diagnose with a purpose. [Blog Post]
Posted: 11 Oct, 2016
Title: Assessment, Development and Why 1+1=3 (Or More!)
By Eric Hanson, Ph.D.
Like Simon and Garfunkel and Ben and Jerry, the real value of assessment and development lies in their combination. [Blog Post]
Posted: 05 Oct, 2016
Title: Squeezing 10 Years of Management Experience Into Two Years
By Bill Byham, Ph.D.
Readiness does not come with having the same job title for a period of time; it evolves as leaders face significant challenges. [Blog Post]
Posted: 24 Jun, 2016
Title: The Mindful Executive
By Ryan Heinl
The best way to help leaders strengthen their sense of high-resolution perception is by training them to focus inward. [Blog Post]
Posted: 14 Jun, 2016
Title: The Missing Link in your Assessment Strategy
By Ryan Heinl
The biggest missed opportunity for using leadership assessment is urgent and rarely discussed.  [Blog Post]
Posted: 22 Apr, 2015
Title: What is the Value of Assessment?
By Matt Paese
DDI assessments achieve the highest levels of prediction and create unparalleled business value. [Blog Post]
Posted: 30 Sep, 2014
Title: Get Technical Experts Ready as First-Time Leaders
By Bradford Thomas
Every day organizations make the decision to promote their technical experts into frontline leadership positions. Are they sending these new leaders over their own professional cliffs? [Blog Post]
Posted: 13 Feb, 2014
Title: Executive Readiness: The Business Context
By Jazmine Boatman, Ph.D.
This blog explores the preparedness of leaders for managing organizational dilemmas/business challenges and sensitive interpersonal issues. [Blog Post]
Posted: 22 Aug, 2013
Title: The Cost of Failed Sales Managers: $4 Million
By Rich Wellins, Ph.D.
The costs go beyond salary, benefits and recruiting; team engagement and performance take a hit when their sales leaders fail. [Blog Post]
Posted: 15 Aug, 2013
Title: Four Things to Look for in a Frontline Leader Assessment
By Bradford Thomas
Avoid mistakes. How to sort through the dizzying array of available assessments for frontline leadership. [Blog Post]
Posted: 07 Aug, 2013

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