by Colleen OBrien

No matter your background and upbringing, relationships are hard. Blending your life with someone else’s requires compromises—hopefully on both ends—to figure out a comfortable balance. Depending on various factors, finding that comfy spot is easier for some than others. One of those weighty factors is your own upbringing. Your emotional experience with your own parents […]

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by Jonathan Eisler

When clients ask me how best to utilize their limited training and development funds, or are looking to get the best return on their investment, the conversation always turns to personal assessments. Not only do quality assessments establish the framework for any development initiative to be built on, they also provide statistically valid data that […]

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by Katie Valentino

“I just can’t stand catty people! Why do I have to deal with such people at work? I am ready to walk out!” As an EAP counselor, one of the most frequent workplace issues I discuss with clients is that of difficult coworkers and employees. The most challenging can be the catty coworker—the one who […]

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by Michael Dentico

These days, official personality assessments and fun little quizzes that tell you more about who you are abound online. In a professional capacity, companies have been using assessments like DISC, MBTI, Hogan and Emotional Intelligence to find best-fit employees for decades. I will admit, the first time I discovered my four letter “Myers-Briggs” personality type […]

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