Leadership Perspectives

How to stop procrastinating

January 25, 2016
Marie Peeler

“You can’t just turn on creativity like a faucet. You have to be in the right mood. What mood is that? Last-minute panic.” Bill Watterson, creator of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes. He’s talking about procrastination and this quote would lead me to believe that writing a comic strip may be a lot like […]

5 ways to maximize the value of assessments

October 19, 2015
Marie Peeler

Assessments are extremely popular and, when used correctly, they can provide a wealth of information to increase a leader’s self-awareness, highlight important strengths, and point to developmental opportunities. Assessments ask a series of questions about an individual or a team.  Respondents answer the questions about themselves, or sometimes about others as when using 360 assessments, […]

To improve things, you have to measure them

July 24, 2015
Marie Peeler

Ever since college girls starting doing Cosmo quizzes, people have been curious about self-tests – or assessment tools, as practitioners prefer to call them.  Just about every week my Facebook friends offer me enticing opportunities to learn about myself by completing online questionnaires to determine “How military are you?”, “What’s the Nationality of your soul?” […]

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