We have many tools at our disposal to guide and develop leaders for the future.
A comprehensive, 360-degree assessment tool for experienced managers that measures 16 competencies critical for success, as well as five possible career derailers. Benchmarks offers an in-depth look at development by assessing skills developed from a multitude of leadership experiences, identifying what lessons may yet to be learned, and helping the executive determine what specific work experiences need to be sought out in order to develop critical skills for success.
The WorkLife Indicator assesses an individual’s approach for managing the boundaries between work and family. The integrated individual feedback report and development planning guide provide concrete strategies and tips to increase effectiveness and engagement.
Indicator measures three factors that influence how the boundaries between work and the rest of life are managed. These three factors are:
Offers a customized report outlining a team’s strengths and weaknesses in the five areas of trust, productive conflict, commitment, accountability, and results. The report serves as a benchmark as you build a high performance team.
Personalysis is a system for reaching and maintaining peak performance. By identifying and clearly explaining critical information about your personality, Personalysis enables you to capitalize on your strengths and avoid behaviors that stymie your growth potential. It delivers color-coded graphics that provide an easy-to-understand visual representation of your personality. Career-minded individuals and Fortune 500 companies have used Personalysis for over 35 years as a roadmap to improved personal, interpersonal, and group effectiveness.
To help people uncover their talents, Gallup introduced the first version of its online assessment, StrengthsFinder, in the 2001 management book Now, Discover Your Strengths. The book spent more than five years on the bestseller lists and ignited a global conversation, while StrengthsFinder helped millions to discover their top five talents.
In StrengthsFinder 2.0 Gallup unveiled the new and improved version of its popular assessment, language of 34 themes, and much more. While you can read this book in one sitting, you’ll use it as a reference for decades.
Provides a detailed and accurate measurement of the values and beliefs driving your leadership teams and company-wide employees. Understanding your current values provides the foundation for putting in place culture, competencies, and process that create desired business results.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) personality inventory makes the theory of psychological types described by C. G. Jung understandable and useful in people’s lives. The essence of the theory is that much seemingly random variation in the behavior is actually quite orderly and consistent, being due to basic differences in the ways individuals prefer to gather information and make decisions about it. The MBTI highlights these preferences in powerful, practical, and applicable ways. Insights and applications from the MBTI can lead to improvements in relationships and team functioning.
Based on over 20 years of research by Dr. Reuven Bar-On and tested on over 110,000 individuals worldwide, BarOn EQ-i® is the first measure of emotional intelligence to be reviewed in the Buros Mental Measurement Yearbook. BarOn EQ-i® measures emotionally and socially intelligent behavior as reported by respondents. A growing body of research suggests that emotional intelligence is a key determinant of success in life (refer to http://eqi.mhs.com for more information).
This assessment instrument, dealing with conflict behaviors in the workplace, provides a powerful way to improve self-awareness of what triggers conflict in individuals, as well as how you respond to conflict. Two versions of the instrument – the CDP-Individual (CDP-I) and CDP-360 – provide practical solutions for promoting more effective conflict resolution. Based on these triggers and responses, the Conflict Dynamics Profile then provides practical approaches for improving behaviors that promote more effective workplace conflict resolution.
The Change Cycle™uses the colors of a traffic light to signal that the stages mirror the actions we often take at traffic lights. We know, when confronted with change, everyone goes from stage to stage in order. The Change Cycle™model is a map that depicts our human experience of each stage of change – all changes, big or small.
Certified as a Master Trainer for Strategy and Leadership Development tools. Built on well-researched, experience-tested concepts, with solutions that are flexible and adaptable—making them easy for clients to scale globally and configure for more agile assessment and development.
The TKI tool assesses an individual’s typical behavior in conflict situations and describes it along two dimensions: assertiveness and cooperativeness. It provides detailed information about how that individual can effectively use five different conflict-handling modes, or styles.
Crucial Conversations is a course that teaches skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue around high-stakes, emotional, or risky topics—at all levels of your organization. By learning how to speak and be heard (and encouraging others to do the same), you’ll begin to surface the best ideas, make the highest-quality decisions, and then act on your decisions with unity and commitment.
Influencer Training is a leadership course that teaches proven behavior change strategies. Drawing from the skills of many of the world’s best change agents and combining them with five decades of social-science research, this course offers a powerful model for behavior change whether you manage a team of ten or ten thousand.