Haley Grayless to join the Perspective Consulting team

Kansas City, MO., October 19, 2018 Haley Grayless will join the Perspective Consulting team to help clients make better hires and inspire their teams. According to Haley, “I am excited about pursuing my passion for organizational development, team building, leadership coaching, and understanding personality types!” Haley was most recently at the United Way of Greater … Read more Haley Grayless to join the Perspective Consulting team

Hiring is Scary: How to Hire Great Employees

46% of newly hired employees will fail within 18 months.  – Leadership IQ The average cost of a bad hire is 30% of the employee’s annual compensation.    – US Dept of Labor Those are some scary statistics! In the spirit of Halloween, here are some tips to survive a horror movie…or how to hire great … Read more Hiring is Scary: How to Hire Great Employees

What makes a great leader?

what makes a great leader?

Great leaders know the art and science behind people and behavior. People (our employees and customers) drive organizations forward. A great leader understands how to inspire and influence people.   The old leadership playbook depicts a leader as someone who has a “take charge” personality, with a commanding or authoritative presence. These images of leaders … Read more What makes a great leader?

Leadership development: Are you aligning your top talent to your most important roles?

leadership development

Startup guru Ben Horowitz has a theory: The Law of Crappy People. His theory states: “For any title level in a large organization, the talent on that level will eventually converge to the crappiest person with the title.” In other words, at medium – large-sized companies, it’s common to have many people who hold the … Read more Leadership development: Are you aligning your top talent to your most important roles?

What it takes to truly understand other perspectives

Every human interaction we have requires perspective. That applies whether those interactions are internal, with our team, or external, with our customers. Meaningful and impactful communication requires perspective. Influencing others requires understanding their perspectives. Seriously, every interaction we have with another human requires perspective. It’s why we chose to name our business, Perspective Consulting. How … Read more What it takes to truly understand other perspectives

Sales training that actually works

sales training

It’s that time of year again… baseball season AND the beginning of another quarter. Did your team hit it out of the park last quarter or did they strike out? Whether your team excelled or didn’t reach its target quota, it’s a race to the next revenue goal, because in sales, it’s… What have you … Read more Sales training that actually works

The #1 thing great leaders do for their employees

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How to fight unconscious bias during the hiring process

unconscious bias

Much attention has been given to the idea of representation in the movies lately. Star Wars introduced a diverse cast with Hispanic, black, and female characters. Black Panther featured black and female superheroes like never before. Women and people of color continue to push for more — and better quality — representation in the movies. … Read more How to fight unconscious bias during the hiring process

How to stop employee turnover in its tracks

How to stop employee turnover in its tracks

No company is safe from turnover. Turnover barres no holds when it comes to organizational size and structure. Regardless of industry, turnover can be expensive both financially and in morale. Obviously so, reducing the amount of turnover your company has to endure is ideal for all parties involved. But exactly how does a company act … Read more How to stop employee turnover in its tracks

The real difference between a leader and a “leader”

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