Genius Development

What is the New Model for Boosting Culture?

This is the ground floor. And if you’re reading this, count yourself as lucky. Because what I’m about to impart to you is a new model that will disrupt the culture industry. That’s right. Disruptive. Just like Uber did with transportation. Amazon did with shopping. Zappos did with shoes. Tesla did with electric cars. It’s…

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What is the Biggest Factor for an Effective Culture?

In the last 10 years or so, there has been a lot of articles and books published regarding the importance of having an effective culture in your company. Many of those authors follow up with the 5 or 7 or 10 vital points that go into creating an effective culture. This article is about what…

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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 Ultimate Growth Opportunity

When you’re hiring a new employee bear in mind that the #1 perk or incentive a job seeker will desire and ask you about is growth opportunities. The top three categories in the infographic linked above are (1) Growth Opportunities, (2) 401K Plans, and (3) Health Benefits. That’s what job seekers are looking for when reading about…

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Help Your Customers by Helping Your Employees

The word service means an act of helpful activity; help; aid. By definition then, a customer relations representative (whether salesman, store clerk, hotel concierge, waitress, telephone rep, insurance, etc.) is a customer help rep. Help. Nearly everyone appreciates when they get some help on a problem or situation. However, the numbers prove out that the customer relations reps themselves are the…

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The Universal Key to Success

In college at orientation, while I was standing in lines to sign up for my classes, I noticed two different beautiful girls standing in their own lines. They were unbelievably gorgeous. In other words, they were the kind of girls that I had no shot at dating. I had a good Sense of Humor (genius…

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5 Steps to Unlocking a Genius Trait

Anyone who has read through the 24 characteristics of geniuses has probably paused at one of those traits and thought to themselves, “Okay. There it is. I’m never going to be a genius.” They found a characteristic that they knew they did not have, and they knew they were never going to get it either.…

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Are You Willing to Change Your Mind?

The biggest reason some people hesitate to do our genius training is, quite frankly, they don’t believe us. By that I mean, they don’t think it’s possible that we can train everyone to operate as geniuses. My guess is that they think they may be one of the people that we can’t help to become…

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Beware the Antigenius

There are a few reasons why children stop using their own inborn genius traits. One of the main reasons is the Antigenius (pronounced ˈan-tə-jēn-yəs). The word antigenius is usually used as an adjective to describe conduct. When we refer to antigenius behavior, we are simply referring to conduct that is the opposite of the genius trait…

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