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Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 12 – Jim Schinski, The Right Timing for Leaders

Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 12 – Jim Schinski, The Right Timing for Leaders

Jim Schinski, CIO at Arizona Public Services and energy industry expert, joins Steve Hopkins, VP of Client Development at Oliver...
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Creating Job Assessments in the Predictive Index

Creating Job Assessments in the Predictive Index

Creating a Job Assessment is an important tool within the Predictive Index platform for performing a number of different critical...
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Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 11- Neeli Bendapudi, Leadership and Building Effective Teams

Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 11- Neeli Bendapudi, Leadership and Building Effective Teams

Neeli Bendapudi, President of the University of Louisville, joins Steve Hopkins, VP of Client Development at Oliver Group and Tom...
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Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 10- Ron Culp, How to Lead the Next Generation

Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 10- Ron Culp, How to Lead the Next Generation

Ron Culp, public relations professional and instructor at DePaul University in Chicago, joins Steve Hopkins, VP of Client Development at...
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The Case for Measuring Leadership Development: “Hard” Development Requires Hard Data

The Case for Measuring Leadership Development: “Hard” Development Requires Hard Data

With an estimated $166 billion spent annually in the US on leadership development training, you may find it hard to...
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Challenges for Leadership Post COVID-19

Challenges for Leadership Post COVID-19

  An increasing number of organizations are beginning to plan their post-COVID workplace strategy. Leaders are drafting and executing the...
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You Might Just Be The Problem?

You Might Just Be The Problem?

One of the most pervasive, and certainly most pernicious, organizational issues I encounter involves the failure of senior leaders to...
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The Critical Role of Leading Versus Managing

The Critical Role of Leading Versus Managing

While you may well argue you’re exhausted with hearing about the need for leadership development, the current state of the...
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People Management Study – Insight Into Being a Great Boss!

People Management Study – Insight Into Being a Great Boss!

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Pandemic Survey Results

Pandemic Survey Results

As an organization committed to and focused on helping our clients develop their leaders, Oliver Group recently launched a survey...
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Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 8 – Featuring Guest Cassandra Tembo

Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 8 – Featuring Guest Cassandra Tembo

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Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 7- Featuring Will Jones

Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 7- Featuring Will Jones

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Leaders Deserve Better Book Summary

Leaders Deserve Better Book Summary

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Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 6 – Featuring Guest DeVone Holt

Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 6 – Featuring Guest DeVone Holt

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Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 5 – Featuring Guest Rodney Vinegar

Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 5 – Featuring Guest Rodney Vinegar

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Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 4 – Guest Scott McGohan

Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 4 – Guest Scott McGohan

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Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 3

Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 3

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Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 1

Why This Stuff Matters – Episode 1

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Coaching Through Crisis: “We Are All Coaches”

Coaching Through Crisis: “We Are All Coaches”

When you think of a “coach”, what comes to mind? For many of us it’s likely the image of sideline...
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Introducing our New ForbesBooks Podcast: Who Will Lead?

Introducing our New ForbesBooks Podcast: Who Will Lead?

Our new ForbesBooks podcast is LIVE: Who Will Lead? Your Company. Your Future. Are you sure your leaders are ready?...
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Oliver Group Celebrates Milestone with Forbes Coaches Council

Oliver Group Celebrates Milestone with Forbes Coaches Council

Forbes Coaches Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for Executives Leading Their Industry Louisville, KY, January 30, 2019 — Thomas Bradley...
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Leadership Programs Fail for the Same Reason Diets Fail

Leadership Programs Fail for the Same Reason Diets Fail

You probably appreciate, by now, the need to invest in leadership development. What you may not realize is the critical...
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Oliver Group Announces Addition of Senior Consultant Partners to Business Development Team

Oliver Group Announces Addition of Senior Consultant Partners to Business Development Team

Oliver Group is pleased to announce the creation of a business partnership with senior consultants Andy Elliott, Gail Ferreira and...
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Thank You, GLI! We’re Proud to be an Inc.credible Awards Finalist.

Thank You, GLI! We’re Proud to be an Inc.credible Awards Finalist.

I talk a lot here about identifying opportunities for growth and overcoming challenges. But, if you’re anything like me, you...
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Delegate, Coach and Prioritize: The Key Behaviors of a Successful Leader

Delegate, Coach and Prioritize: The Key Behaviors of a Successful Leader

In a previous post I implored leaders to delegate responsibilities so they could focus on leading. Now I offer you...
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3 Warning Signs to Watch Out for When Maintaining A Successful Company Culture

Zappos, Apple, Ikea. What do these 3 iconic brands have in common? Each has built a passionate corporate culture that drives...
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Don’t Just Manage—Lead!

Don’t Just Manage—Lead!

Why Good Coaching is Critical to Our Leadership Approach In my last piece, I focused on the need to develop...
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Courage: The Keystone to Authentic Relationships

Courage: The Keystone to Authentic Relationships

While there are examples of many famous people from Kentucky, recently I had the opportunity to read about a Kentuckian,...
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What You Shouldn’t Be Doing: Why Delegation Matters

What You Shouldn’t Be Doing: Why Delegation Matters

When transitioning to a new role or position, you wouldn’t think twice about leaving behind an old title, old business...
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It Only Takes One

It Only Takes One

I will get into how this relates to business, shortly, so please indulge me as I create context from a...
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The Enemy is in the Mirror

The Enemy is in the Mirror

By Tom Cox and Steve Hopkins   “I have looked in the mirror and have seen the enemy.” I shared...
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I Screwed Up!

I Screwed Up!

Dealing with Change: The Leader’s Role Change: The Current Reality The pace of change in today’s marketplace is seemingly unsurpassed...
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On Kardashians, Sartre, and Authenticity in Leadership

On Kardashians, Sartre, and Authenticity in Leadership

We’re preparing to undergo a momentous change in workplace dynamics over the next decade, with 75% of the existing workforce...
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The Art of Creating Value: Three Simple Steps

The Art of Creating Value: Three Simple Steps

I have spent more than 20 years leading sales teams, and my entire career influencing change inside organizations. What has...
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Making Omelets or Raising Chickens?

Making Omelets or Raising Chickens?

A Leadership Style Story In one of my large company leadership roles, I was leading a team of well over...
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Crafting Specialist Pipelines to Help Retain Top Performers

Crafting Specialist Pipelines to Help Retain Top Performers

In business, the path to leadership tends to get the focus of development. Many companies, often with the assistance of...
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The Leadership Learning Curve

The Leadership Learning Curve

Does This Sound Familiar? You take the most successful salesperson in your organization, and you reward them with a promotion...
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Really? You Just Said That?

Really? You Just Said That?

I am often amazed by what I read or see on the news about the attitudes of people. Borne out...
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Give Yourself a Promotion: 3 Levels Within Every Role

Give Yourself a Promotion: 3 Levels Within Every Role

By: Tom Cox When I see professional growth challenges among people, one of the first things I look at is...
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Oliver Group Appoints Two New Advisory Council Members

Louisville, KY (August 8, 2017) — Oliver Group announced the appointment of two new members to its Advisory Council. The...
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Resort company cuts costs AND increases revenue

Gold Key | PHR Hotels and Resorts was launched in Virginia Beach in 1986 as a hotel management company with...
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Addressing your team’s dysfunction

Every team has dysfunction on some level. How do you identify and address it? How functional is the team? Are they...
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10 Reasons to Coach Your Leaders

Executive coaching for your leaders does more than just improve the skills of people being coached. Here are some other...
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Video: Assessing your Leadership Performance

Have you ever wondered if your people see your leadership the same way you do? Over the years, I found that...
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How to hire for behavior

With today's talent scarcity, it can be a challenge to find the right people to hire, especially in highly technical...
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Oliver Group Appoints Two New Advisory Council Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Louisville, KY (January 26, 2017) — Oliver Group announced the appointment of two new members to its...
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Oliver Group Hires Three Area Directors in Mid-West Markets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Louisville, KY (January 15, 2017) — Oliver Group, a leadership consulting firm, announced that Jay Schindler, Bruce...
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Pick your priorities for 2017 – plan ahead!

The planning time of year is upon . . .or maybe passing us by. I’m always struck by how busy...
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Take some leadership tips from the military

Dr. Bob Taylor spent much of his career in the U.S. Air Force and also co-edited Military Leadership: In Pursuit...
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Brain drain: fight it

Yahoo is facing a major employee brain drain. Only 34% of the tech company's employees believe that the company will...
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Delegating is developing

"Delegating is developing... not dumping." In other words, leadership is not about doing the things you've always done, and it's...
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The vision of human capital investing & talent development

Investing in human capital and talent development can mean lots of things, and there are endless ways to do it,...
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What makes an entrepreneur?

The traditional definition of the word entrepreneur is someone who starts a business and takes a risk, possibly losing money....
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Executive search: hiring top talent for success in today’s economy

According to Manpower, 1 in 3 companies report having difficulty filling jobs, and nearly half of those organizations believe that...
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8 tips to manage for results in hires

You hired the absolute perfect candidate. The resume is stellar, the interviews flowed amazingly well with the team, and the...
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Now offering: the PI Learning Indicator™

We're pleased to share that the PI Learning Indicator™ has been added to The Predictive Index suite of products. This 12-minute cognitive...
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All about employee engagement surveys

Do you think that most of the employees in your organization are engaged in their work? How do you really...
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Feedback or complaints – which makes us better?

A culture of feedback is a great thing. It gives people an opportunity to improve performance in a timely way....
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Create a succession plan

How should all businesses and organizations prepare for the future?  A thoughtful succession plan is the answer.  Here are some steps...
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3 Steps To Claim Your Role As Leader

So you are ready for leadership. You are one of the top individual performers in your organization. You have been...
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Organizational fatigue: 5 things to consider before hitting send on that email

In their compelling article, “How to think straight in the age of information overload,” Susie East and Ben Tinker offer...
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Sales training is about more than revenue growth

We don't mean that revenue growth isn't the end goal, but there are now better ways to get there.  Sales...
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Essential strategies for managing virtual teams

Remote workers. Telecommuters. Teleworkers. Virtual Employees. These are just a few ways to describe the 25 - 35 million people...
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Roadblocks to leadership development success

Even the best leadership development program does not guarantee success – to the organization or individual participants. There are four...
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Executive coaching: changing attitudes from catabolic to anabolic

Have you ever noticed a leader react to a stressful situation in an ineffective way? Whenever I ask this question...
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Action steps for talent battles

A low unemployment rate coupled with retirements of baby boomers is creating a new urgency behind the "talent wars," or...
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Leadership Development Trends

Employers are ramping up training. According to the latest research from Bersin by Deloitte, U.S. corporations increased training expenditures by...
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A Little Narcissism Can Be A Good Thing

Imagine the President of a corporation with a timid disposition; one who literally cowers when meeting another leader. That wouldn’t...
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3 ways thriving companies attract and keep top talent

How do you join the Best Places to Work list in your area? The Oliver Group has dedicated our work...
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Leadership Development Programs – the Unintended Consequences

Facilitating leadership development programs for over 30 years, I find that clients, companies and organizations are often surprised at the...
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10 Tips for Filling Up Your Talent Pool

In our recent Talent Acquisition and Retention Trends survey, companies of all sizes identified finding and sourcing talent as either...
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Non-profit rallies team to grow 40% in revenue

"Synergy — the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously." - Mark Twain Children’s Home + Aid is...
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Are bad bosses fixable?

Research by Gallup has shown that companies choose the wrong talent for manager 82% of the time, although managers account...
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Plan to be a great leader

There are approximately 10,000 baby boomers retiring every day. Boomers in skilled positions and business leaders alike will be leaving...
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Is the candidate pool really drying up or are you just wading in the wrong waters?

The results are in! PI Worldwide surveyed hundreds of HR professionals for the Recruitment and Retention Trends report and learned...
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My Biggest Leadership Mistake: 3 Concepts I Learned

My biggest mistake was becoming a leader. Yes, you are reading that correctly. However, it may not be what you...
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Compliance vs. Commitment and the relationship to engagement

One of the current criteria being used in measuring organizational success is the engagement of employees in the pursuit of...
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Top 10 Reasons Leadership Training is Needed

What are the signs that your organization could benefit from leadership development and training? Here are some indicators of a deficiency...
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The ROI of leader development: 3 reasons to invest

It’s interesting that in today’s business climate many leaders continue to view investing in leader development as an expense. Talent...
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Ways forward-looking organizations are prioritizing talent strategies

Today’s business environment is still uncertain with unprecedented events leading us to ways of business that are unlike anything we...
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5 Tips for Increasing Employee Retention & Engagement

Global economic forces are creating a new level of competition for talent. Organizations large and small need to shift focus from...
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Seven tips for avoiding the mistakes that lead to a bad hire

A bad hire is not just bad for business—it can also be very costly. Factor in productivity loss, morale implications, turnover...
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Leadership 5.0 – Moving to Mastery

Leaders face more challenges today than ever before. And the stakes are higher too. With economic changes coming at organizations...
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Group analytics: improve team performance infographic

  Contact us to learn how analytics can benefit your team!  
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Workforce analytics: 10 questions to cut through the complexity of assessments

Ask any leader what makes an employee a success and you’re likely to get responses such as: Team player Poise...
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Coaching delivers business benefits: 4 best practices

Over the last decade various market changes have prompted progressive organizations to refine their talent management strategies.  These changes include...
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Driving Talent Acceleration through Leadership Readiness – HCI Webinar

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Building an excellent team: Miami University’s journey

Miami University in Oxford, OH, is a public university with 16,000 students. In response to recent popularity of the sport, the...
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3 Bucket Theory: Followership is Leadership

For those of us who have spent time leading individuals and teams, I am betting we really appreciate when the...
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When managing millennials: how to let data guide you

Over the last five years, it’s been difficult to ignore the impact that younger generations of workers have had on...
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How to decode the talent DNA of Gen X, Y & Z – HCI Webinar

Today millennials are transforming the global workforce with their unique work and culture styles. In the US alone there are...
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Predictive Index® at the Kentucky Derby

Bourbon, betting and horses-- those are especially important in Kentucky during the first week in May.  Did you know that...
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Navigating the World of Talent Assessments – HCI webcast

What matters the most with assessment? Watch this HCI webcast to learn more! Finding and keeping the best talent today...
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Assessment tools to help you hire smarter

You've probably found yourself thinking: "We need want to hire both smart AND motivated people."   Hiring team members who...
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10 powerful questions for facilitating coaching conversations

In most organizations, talent development investments are restricted to the executive level, while first- and second level leaders are largely left...
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90 days to a stronger salesforce

For sales managers and those in sales development, the close of Q1 offers a critical opportunity to reflect on your...
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The 20 worst leadership mistakes you can make

Do you consider yourself to be a good leader? You might want to hold up that confident answer of yours....
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10 best practices for a team that “hits on all cylinders”

Having all of your employees "hitting on all cylinders" is now more important than ever. The following best practices can...
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Assessment’s role in team building

Five PI Worldwide clients from North America share the difference the Predictive Index® (PI®) has made in their organization, ranging from...
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Predictive Index Implementation: a guide to getting started

Perhaps you've just attended the Predictive Index Management Workshop™and you're ready to get started with Predictive Index®-plus the concept of...
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Oliver Group expands reach and impact by launching Leadership Pipeline Institute US (LPI US)

Leadership Pipeline Institute Global is a consultancy based on the thinking behind The Leadership Pipeline books by Ram Charan, Stephen...
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Hire better by combining PI with behavioral interviews & reference checks

Finding the perfect hire is hard enough, right? But once you think you have the right person, make sure that...
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Changes at PI Worldwide

We have big news! PI Worldwide was acquired by Phoenix Strategy Investments at the end of 2014. This is big...
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4 steps for successful organizational change

As globalization, economics and technology continue to transform the business environment, organizations will lean on their leaders, especially in HR,...
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How top companies breed top-notch leaders with talent development

Leaders are in short supply these days, it seems. With 10,000 baby boomers retiring daily, organizations are taking note of...
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How leadership is like driving in the snow

Recently while driving in some very snowy and treacherous conditions, I witnessed many types of interesting behavior from my fellow drivers....
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Trying to grow? Too bad, you still have to deal with change

Today’s business environment is full of change and uncertainty, globally and locally.  We are always in touch with a variety...
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14 reasons to love the Predictive Index® assessment tool

Here are several ways that the Predictive Index® helps organizations and their leaders to provide more rewarding work experiences.  Plus,...
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How Roll Forming Corporation develops talent

Roll Forming Corporation, based in Shelbyville, KY, is a long-time client of The Oliver Group. Using a process called roll forming...
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Accelerate emerging and existing talent with coaching

The impending retirement of Baby Boomers is placing tremendous pressure on organizations to develop employees into qualified leaders at a...
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Top 4 reasons you need a strategic plan

Why do you need a strategic plan? A strategic plan helps guide your organization toward its goals. Here are the...
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What leaders do that managers don’t

“Managers have answers; leaders have questions.” Leaders focus on listening. You ensure that your followers are smarter than you, more...
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How to get ahead when there’s a skilled worker shortage

Approximately 1 out of 3 employers say that they cannot find skilled workers. There are multiple reasons - lack of the right...
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Predictive Index: when you’re asked to take it – why & what to do

Have you been asked to take the Predictive Index® (PI®), either by your employer or a prospective employer? What does...
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Why leaders should memorize employees’ Predictive Index results

The founder of Predictive Index, Arnold Daniels, said that when working with others, he always pictured their PI patterns on...
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Tackling the global talent shortage with behavioral assessment data

More than one-third of companies are struggling to attract the skilled workers they need to drive long-term business results. Faced...
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How to engage with the Predictive Index®

How are you engaging your employees?  What engages them?  The Predictive Index® can tell you just that.  By utilizing this tool,...
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Succession management vs. succession planning: which should you do?

Organizations understand the importance of identifying and preparing successors for key positions, but as PI Worldwide research shows, about 40%...
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Why the “middle” matters

Mid-level managers get a bad rap in American culture. They are the “Rodney Dangerfield” of most organizations … they don’t...
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Fit for success: resolutions for the new year

Shedding pounds and getting fit after overindulging in holiday fare are popular New Year’s resolutions—but they don’t just apply to...
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Reflections on executive coaches

It's not about being better than someone else, it's about being better than you were the day before.  - Unknown Some...
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What’s in it for your employees?

Have you asked your team that lately? Chances are, your people aren't employed by you for their health. As an...
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The 12 gifts of Predictive Index®

Happy holidays! Here are the top 12 gifts that Predictive Index® brings leaders and organizations year- round. Self-awareness - know your...
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Predictive Index®: more than a hiring tool

See what our client LockNet has to say about the Predictive Index® by visiting their blog.  Predictive Index is all...
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Working with Recruitment Firms

Human Resources professionals are likely very familiar with the process of using outside staffing firms to meet their personnel needs,...
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Kindred Healthcare: how they lowered turnover

An aging population, the talent shortage and the increasing costs of delivering quality care are placing unprecedented demands on today’s...
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Reduce employee turnover with onboarding ABCs

As the saying goes, you only have one chance to make a good first impression. Since 69% of new hires...
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Showing gratitude to employees

Thanksgiving is a national holiday to “give thanks, ” for our family, friends and anyone else who has led to...
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5 priorities for new leaders

For those of us who have led teams for a while and have learned effective leadership through experience or training...
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10 Reasons To Hire A Veteran

Business owners always look at their budgets this year with precision, trying to find ways to cut costs and maximize...
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Fire up your company’s success: know how to hire

What’s the secret ingredient for a roaring fire in your fireplace—the kind of fire that comforts you for hours on...
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Not so fluffy: 4 soft skills to develop

Soft skills are what help us to communicate and get along with others. From early childhood, parents, teachers and others...
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Three steps to managing teams effectively

One of the most common challenges of senior executives is managing the performance of their teams. Leaders of the most...
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11 tactics to improve healthcare employee selection

Healthcare is in the midst of great turmoil right now.  From Critical Care Nurses to Home Health Therapists and Occupational...
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Rising Medical Solutions: Case Study on Predictive Index

The Oliver Group and Rising Medical Solutions wrote a case study describing their work together and the steps taken to improve employee selection...
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The first one to speak loses… 4 coaching steps to improve performance

Did you ever play the “be quiet game” as a child? Whoever speaks or makes a sound first loses. Between...
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Prepare your holiday hiring strategy

With a strengthening economy, increasing consumer spending and declining unemployment, experts predict this year's holiday sales season will be a...
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4 steps to getting short-term hiring to work for you

Almost every business has a need for a short-term hire at one time or another. Short-term hires may be required...
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Benefits of using data to support coaching

Executive coaching is a powerful way to support leaders with development. It’s a personal leadership development process with specific objectives to help a...
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How leaders can show empathy

Learn from Dr. Bob Taylor how leaders can show empathy to help them become more effective with their employees.
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Managing the people side of mergers & acquisitions

What happens when an entrepreneurial company is acquired by a mature one?  There will be some key differences between the...
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Predictive Index®: beyond human resources and selection

At The Oliver Group we have a unique window into the workings of the “organizational mind” as expressed through the...
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Don’t take a leadership #selfie

How you think you lead may not look as good to others. Smartphone cameras led to the recent popularity of a...
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In pursuit of leadership excellence – self-awareness & coaching with Predictive Index®

How do you become a more effective leader? One of the increasingly popular themes regarding the use of the Predictive...
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Building a high impact healthcare organization – HCI webcast

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7 talent acquisition mistakes to avoid

A bad hire is not just bad for business—it can be very costly as well. International talent management experts estimate...
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Talent: closing the gap

What is the talent gap?  Despite the saturated job market, the U.S. Department of Labor reports there are 20% fewer...
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Predictive Index® with Ultima Hospitality & Waterton Associates

The Oliver Group and Ultima Hospitality, owned by Waterton Associates, wrote a case study describing their work together and the...
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A data-driven approach to organizational change in healthcare

In a new era of healthcare technologies and policies, American Health Network (AHN) medical group recognized it needed more effective...
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Trial by Fire – How do you train new managers?

How do you train new managers? Do you simply promote your top individual contributors into management positions? Might not be...
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5 tips to show employees that you care

There are many companies where executives tout a commitment to their people. But all too often, what is said is...
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Suggested reading: leadership books the consultants read

Are you looking for something good to read? We asked our consultants which leadership books have impacted them the most....
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4 guidelines to building a business case for workforce analytics

Today's leadership teams recognize the value of data to solve business challenges and gain a competitive advantage. However, creating the...
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6 steps to increase employee engagement–from the start

Why would you want to engage employees? Employee engagement has a direct relationship to increased retention at your organization, helping...
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Yankee Candle improves performance by 40% with the Predictive Index®

With the use of the assessment tools the Predictive Index®and the Selling Skills Assessment Tool™ Yankee Candle (of S. Deerfield,...
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Questions to ask yourself before leading

Should you pursue a leadership track in your career? Climbing the ladder and managing different levels of leaders is seen...
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3 ways to address the “low potentials” in your organization

The term "high potential (HiPo)" employee is quite in vogue as a term to describe those poised for increasingly responsible...
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The road less traveled: 8 questions to ask to evaluate the risk

What if Bill Gates had decided not to leave Harvard and start Microsoft? How many people would not have been...
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When there’s NOISE in your industry: steps to take control

Business has always faced change, but never more than today. And healthcare is one of the industries changing the most,...
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Limiting beliefs & 4 steps to next level performance

In one of my prior roles at a large, global company, I had the opportunity to work closely with the...
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3 tips for communicating when your industry landscape becomes foreign

Have you ever visited a country where you didn't speak the language, and few people spoke yours? How did you...
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SUBWAY serving up an effective workforce and cost savings

“Since implementing the Predictive Index® ... our turnover has reduced from 70% to as low as 32%, saving over $15,000 a year...
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7 ways to manage the young hot-shot on the team

Having been the young hot-shot early in my career, I can relate to the issue that many companies face of...
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7 leadership traits worth emulating

Leadership styles all vary, depending on the needs of an organization, but there are a few traits that remain steadfast....
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3 talent must-haves in a rapid growth environment

As companies reach various stages — from start-up to rapid growth to maturity — the needs of the organization evolve...
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Healthcare: counting on change

Adaptation to new rules amid a rapidly changing economy is nothing new.  For instance, earlier this century businesses had to...
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6 signs of a scary leader

Have you thought lately about how you make your employees feel?
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Applicant recruiting: inside beats outside

Have you ever had a friend who you thought would be perfect for a role at your company?  Or conversely,...
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Avoid the pitfalls of executive turnover: make succession planning a priority

Companies today realize the importance of having a crisis plan. From natural disasters to financial missteps, the global corporate world...
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Recess: Do you need to recharge your batteries?

According to CNN, employees receive an average of 12 vacation days per year, but most don't even use all of...
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How to pass the Predictive Index® assessment

Google that, and we guarantee you'll find a variety of thoughts from around the web. The truth is, there is...
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How to select and retain healthcare employees

Did you know that 1 out of every 11 U.S residents is employed by the healthcare sector? Another stunning fact...
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Kindred Healthcare reduces turnover and saves millions with Predictive Index®

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. is the largest operator of long-term acute care (LTAC) hospitals and inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in the United...
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Successful succession planning for Maker’s Mark

What would happen to your company if something were to suddenly happen to the CEO? Would the company have a...
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Book review: The Starfish & the Spider

The Starfish and the Spider by Ori Brafman and Rod Beckstrom is an interesting read about the emergence and development of...
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Customer-Focused Selling™ Overview

Today's challenging business environment demands that you continuously enhance your selling and influencing skills to set yourself or your organization...
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Perspectives from a new Predictive Index® Analyst

  Last week I had the privilege of taking part in the open Predictive Index Management Workshop™ at The Oliver Group...
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Conducting business in a turbulent environment

Today's business environment is still turbulent and uncertain with unprecedented events leading us to ways of business that are unlike...
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