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Why You Should Use DISC to Understand Your Team

Is your team as successful as they could be? The DISC assessment is not only a …

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3 Ways to Use DISC in Designing a High-Performance Team

3 Ways to Use DISC in Designing a High-Performance Team

When you consider the criteria for a new hire, how much weight do you give to …

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Yes, I’m an Assessment Junkie (DISC is a Scientific Shortcut)

As a reformed assessment junkie, I focus my energy on assessment tools that offer the biggest bang for my buck. And that is why DISC is one of the tools I use most often with my clients.

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4 Key Components of a Successful Team

Not only does it matter that the team shares values, but also that they define those values, like respect, integrity, and collaboration, in similar ways

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3 Reasons Why Leaders Need to Face Their Fear

Self-awareness is the foundation of all aspects of emotional intelligence (EQ). Leaders (and their teams) benefit when the leader is able to no only recognize their emotions but determine how to respond to them. Managing your reactions allows you to stay in control and do the work that needs to get done, instead of being held hostage by what you’re experiencing internally.

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How to Become a Self-Aware Leader and Why it Matters

Self-awareness is a key leadership skill, one that most leaders overlook and most employees focus on …

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About Amy Lafko

As a Physical Therapist, Amy spent years in school learning best practices for patient care and how to put the patient first. Like so many technically skilled clinicians, she advanced to a leadership role. Spending 20+ years in operational leadership, she had an epiphany: Putting the customer first isn’t the path to success or fulfillment. Rather, the most successful organizations and practices put their people first – and exceptional customer care, profitability, and effectiveness naturally followed.