characteristics

What Gives the Most ROI?

No matter whether your company is small, medium, large, or Amazon-like, you want to get the best return on investment for your company. The best way to get that return is to invest in your company’s culture. The only way to do that is to invest in what creates your culture. And what is that?…

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Become a Soft Skills Expert

Sometime back, I emailed Professor James Heckman—Economist, Nobel Laureate, and an expert in the economics of human development. I requested permission to quote him regarding his research into soft skills. He graciously granted it, and here is his quote: “We now have very hard evidence that you have to have soft skills in order to…

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The Traits You Need The Most

What traits do you need the most? This article will answer that question. If you do our Genius Personality Test you can find out what genius trait is the one you use the most and which one you use the least. I’ve taken the test myself and my best trait turned out to be Versatility…

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The Curiosity of an Eight-Year-Old Boy

Recently, I took a long flight home from the east coast to the west coast. There are two things I don’t like about flying—standing in lines (security and boarding) and sitting in a seat that would only be comfortable for a stick figure. It always makes me wonder why anyone would be rushing to board…

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One Cause of Unhappiness

I hate to write in generalizations, but I think it is safe to say that everyone desires to be happy. This thought led me into thinking that it might be valuable to discover why one is unhappy in the first place. You may have heard it said, “That all the happiness you’ll ever find lies…

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Living with No Fear

One of the biggest regrets I ever had in my life was walking away from a fight back in high school. Although later that year, I took on the biggest tough guy in school (who had been expelled from several other high schools) and got the better of him, the fight I walked away from…

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Who’s the genius?

If you’ve read The 24 Characteristics of Genius article by Dr. Alfred Barrios, we would like to show you an example of all twenty-four characteristics in a real-life example. We’re going to list out the characteristics and show that this person has each one of these characteristics. For added fun we’ll make a game out…

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