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The 7 Types of Organizational Stress and How to Identify and Prevent Them

Merriam-Webster defines stress as “something that causes strong feelings of worry or anxiety.” That’s a gross understatement of what today’s workers have experienced in the last year due to the far-reaching impacts of COVID-19. The effects are profound. Consider these...

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How to Hire Your Next Key Leader

This article is heavily based on the excellent book, The Effective Hiring Manager by Mark Horstman. If you haven't read it and you need to make an important hire soon, don't take another step in the process until you do.

Adding people to your team is a nerve-racking thing! It's easily one of...

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Summarizing 'Give and Take - A Revolutionary Approach to Success'

Back in 2013, Adam Grant published a seminal book called ‘Give and Take’. An organizational psychologist and one of Wharton’s top professors, Grant was already a New York Times best selling author when he penned ‘Give and Take’ which was named one of the best books...

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How to fire someone on your team with empathy and compassion

So you’ve got a rock in the pit of your stomach. You know what needs to be done and it can’t be avoided any longer, for everyone’s sake. But how are you going to get through this?

 

It’s time to let someone go. But how do you do it with empathy and compassion? How do...

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Lessons from Google on how to run a successful team

Collaborative activity has increased significantly in the past two decades. Teams are an essential unit within an organization as well as how we function socially. 

 

Given the proliferation of teamwork, in 2012 Google took on the task of researching how to optimize...

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How to Hire the Right Person

I need to hire someone new. How do I make sure I hire the best possible person for the position?

You are scared to death to hire in this economy, and with good reason. One of the scariest things a leader does is add a person to her team. When it goes well, hiring a new team member can be just...

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Team and Talent Assessment Options

As a manager, executive, or HR leader, you have a large number of assessment choices when you want to better understand yourself and your team members.

Generally speaking, our philosophy at Kutsko Consulting is that the more you know about yourself and those you work with, the better. The more...

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How good are you at Understanding Others?

Did you know that Understanding Others is a competency that you can develop? We define the Understanding Others competency as, "Understanding the uniqueness and contributions of others." Who do you know who is highly skilled at Understanding Others?

With practice, you can grow and develop...

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Are you an Implementing Leader?

We are talking about DISC and how the various DISC styles show up in your leadership and on your team. There are eight behavioral segments that we are going over one-by-one each week. Use the following information to give your team members a clear understanding and appreciation of the diverse...

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Are you an Analyzing Leader?

We are talking about DISC and how the various DISC styles show up in your leadership and on your team. There are eight behavioral segments that we are going over one-by-one each week. Use the following information to give your team members a clear understanding and appreciation of the diverse...

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Are you a Coordinating Leader?

We are talking about DISC and how the various DISC styles show up in your leadership and on your team. There are eight behavioral segments that we are going over one-by-one each week. Use the following information to give your team members a clear understanding and appreciation of the diverse...

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Are you a Supporting Leader?

We are talking about DISC and how the various DISC styles show up in your leadership and on your team. There are eight behavioral segments that we are going over one-by-one each week. Use the following information to give your team members a clear understanding and appreciation of the diverse...

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