How to Improve Your Employees’ Soft Skills

Organizations recognize the role of soft skills in determining employee progression and productivity. Yet, the majority of companies do a poor job at developing soft skills within their ranks. According to Daniel White, an Organizational Development Consultant at Allen, Gibbs & Houlik (AGH), “The majority of attention in the management world has been focused more on hiring employees with those skills than developing them in current employees.” Continue reading “How to Improve Your Employees’ Soft Skills”

Capsim Launches CapsimInbox: People Management – A New Soft Skills Assessment for Managers

Capsim has released a new version of their CapsimInbox platform — CapsimInbox: People Management. The simulation-based assessment provides business managers with an efficient and objective way to build self-awareness and identify key soft skills in need of development in only 60 minutes. CapsimInbox: People Management features a self-assessment, an inbox simulation where participants make decisions across four common personnel management areas, a feedback report consisting of performance scores and developmental tactics, and the ability to be guided through the creation of an Individual Development Plan. Continue reading “Capsim Launches CapsimInbox: People Management – A New Soft Skills Assessment for Managers”

New Soft Skills Assessment to Help Managers Plan for Improvement

Chicago, IL – Introducing CapsimInbox, a new assessment tool that measures the key soft-skills managers need to be successful and includes an Individual Development Plan (IDP) to improve those skills.

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Small Business Leaders: Don’t Avoid the ‘F’ word

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Feed Your Focus

Anyone leading a business knows there is too much to do. Leadership requires attention to all those ‘p’ words like people, products, promotion  – and the biggest of all: profit.

According to Daniel Goleman, in the “Harvard Business Review,” the most critical aspect of leadership is the ‘f’ word: focus. And he doesn’t mean focusing on the nuts and bolts of management. Continue reading “Small Business Leaders: Don’t Avoid the ‘F’ word”