The Metiss Group Blog

Apply Interpersonal Intelligence To The Sales Approach

In his controversial book, Frames of Mind – The Theory Of Multiple Intelligences, Howard Gardner introduces the theory of seven different intelligences: linguistic, musical, logical, spatial, kinesthetic, intrapersonal, and interpersonal.  Gardner defines interpersonal intelligence as: the ability to read the intentions and desires of other individuals and act upon this knowledge

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Critical Thinking Involves Many Different Thinking Skills

Critical thinking is more than using logic or problem solving. The critical thinking tests many hiring managers use for selection and development measure how well an individual recognizes assumptions, evaluates arguments, and draws conclusions. Recognizing assumptions includes reading between the lines, defining/redefining issues and exploring different points of view. Evaluating

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Quality References Are Important When Considering Candidates

Past performance is always the best indication of how well a candidate will likely perform in a new role.  Interviewing and assessing candidates provides useful insight, but If you have ever applied for an advanced area of study (or know someone who has), you know submitting references is a major

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Leadership Trumps Talent

History is filled with examples of teams of underdogs that unexpectedly go on to accomplish great results. Conversely, there are examples of seemingly great teams filled with stars that fail to meet expectations. The difference is leadership.  Effective leaders are focused both on getting the right people AND getting people

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Are You Ready For An Integrator?

Many entrepreneurial minded leaders have read Traction by Gino Wickman or Rocket Fuel by Gino Wickman and Mark C. Winters or have learned about The Entrepreneurial Operating System® from other sources. They are intrigued by the idea of hiring an Integrator to run the day-to-day operations side of their business.

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