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27 May Eccentrics in Business: Quirky or Costly?

Eccentrics are often misunderstood.  Being “Eccentric” implies to most as someone who is odd, quirky, free spirited, whimsical, inventive, envelope pushing, and nonconventional.  At the surface, this Risk Factor seems quite benign with regard to leadership or professional effectiveness. It is true that often times...

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29 Apr Simplifying Assessment Development & Validity

By Kimberly R. Leveridge (Brinkmeyer), Ph.D.,Personality assessment is useful for describing an individual on characteristics which can not be directly observed.  Behaviors are visible to people, but the reasons behind them and the motivations for them are not observable.  Psychological assessment results provide a vocabulary...

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17 Apr Worry Less, Lead Better

By Patricia Wheeler, Ph.D.Managing Partner of The Levin GroupWe’ve all heard the statistics….although women make up over half the workforce, less than a quarter of them rise to middle management positions.  And fewer than 10% ever claim a seat on their company’s executive committee.  ...

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02 Apr Attn Executive Coaches: Are You Seeing Too Much Gray?

Perhaps your leadership coaching and development tools are too drab to identify true talent.CDR Assessments provide clarity and self-awareness unlike any you may find.  Perhaps it is time to upgrade your toolbox!Join us in Oklahoma City on May 6 & 7, 2015 for a CDR Coaches' Certification Workshop!   The...

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16 Feb Can a Leader Give Too Much Praise?

Is it possible to give someone too much recognition?Yes -- too much recognition or praise can backfire.   First, a leader needs to be sincere and make sure that the specific achievement is worthy of kudos.  Next, you need to know how each staff member...

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02 Feb Webinars to Neutralize Leadership Risk Factors!

Are Leaders' Risks Running Amok in Your Organization?  CDR-U, the corporate development division of CDR Assessment Group, Inc., offers 12 exclusive webinars for your leaders and employees designed to help them minimize or prevent RISK behaviors that undermine success.  Some examples of these nonproductive behaviors are:Indecisiveness or...

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21 Jan Attention Worriers: At Last, A Webinar for YOU!

  "Don't Worry - Be Decisive!" CDR Leadership Risk Webinar Webinar Date: Tuesday, October 18 @ 11:00 AM CST        ENROLL TODAY!   Info below -- space is limited Many leaders over-think, worry, and delay decisions. This cautious and slow approach can inhibit performance and frustrate others.  Frequently, too...

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