Genius

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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Small Business’s #1 Culture Killer

I have heard more than once from smaller business owners (10 to 50 staff) that they don’t think culture is as important for their business as it is for companies like Google, Amazon, Apple, Tesla, etc. I think it’s more likely that they just don’t understand what a positive culture can do for them compared…

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What Brings About Employee Loyalty?

First of all, what is loyalty? The definitions from the various online dictionaries describe loyalty in this way: faithfulness to one’s oath, commitments, or obligations. An oath is giving one’s word or solemn promise. Commitment and obligation also have to do with making an agreement to act or carry out duties of one kind or…

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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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Enthusiasm Works Like Magic

Pay attention to the title of this article. Because believe it or not, I’m giving you one of the secrets to life. The genius characteristic of Enthusiasm is powerful. This kind of makes sense when we look at the derivation of the word. In the various dictionaries online, you will find the following phrases under the…

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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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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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What Genius Traits Do You Have?

When I was a kid, and I first arrived at junior high school, there was another kid in the 7th grade with me that I knew from playing Little League. His name was Jon. He had a challenging home life. If you’ve ever seen the movie What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? starring Johnny Depp, you’ll have…

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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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Why People Need Protection from Themselves

In 1974, I got kicked off the high school baseball team for streaking through the quad during cheerleader tryouts. Believe it or not, streaking was a fad in the mid-1970s. They had a streaker on TV during the 1974 international broadcast of the Academy Awards. Country singer, Ray Stevens, even hit #1 on the Billboard…

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