True Teamwork: When you are all on the same team

Many of us don’t think twice about being on a team, participating in meetings, completing our tasks and fulfilling our role as member.  We’ve become used to it.  We know the drill.  We show up, we may give input, we agree to things, we either comply with expectations or we don’t. It doesn’t matter if it’s […]

Getting past embarrassment

The playful scuffle didn’t quite turn out as Jake expected when he landed in the Principals office with ice on his cheek, filled with embarrassment.  He waited for the secretary to get off the phone with his mother while holding back the tears.  He’s taller than most 9 year olds in his class, but his […]

The Merchant and the Core Values Index Assessment

If you’re a Merchant according to the Core Values Index, you don’t know what it’s like NOT to think about relationships and possibilities in everything you do.  You see the relationship and implications in every situation. Talking and listening to others is energizing for you. You are a wealth of ideas and your blue sky […]

The Innovator and The Core Values Index Assessment

If you’re an Innovator according to the Core Values Index, you don’t know what it’s like NOT to assess every situation.  You are constantly on the lookout for ways to improve everything you see. You love to assess the situation and come up with a new solution. Because you are so curious, you ask endless […]

The Banker and the Core Values Index Assessment

If you’re a Banker according to the Core Values Index, you don’t know what it’s like NOT to follow the rules.  You are the guardian of process, equity, and accountability. You love to read and analyze, and you are quick to point out inefficiencies and inaccuracies when you see them. When you need someone to […]