Managing to Make a Difference

Managing to Make a Difference

Written by Larry Sternberg and Dr. Kim Turnage

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Positive 360

Positive 360

Focus on developing strengths

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Featured in HR Tech Outlook

Featured in HR Tech Outlook

Top 10 Talent Management Software Solution Providers 2017

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Selection Plus, People Plus, Analytics Plus

Selection Plus, People Plus, Analytics Plus

Practices powered by Talent Plus

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+ The Science of Talent

+ The Science of Talent

Predicting Natural Talent & Changing Lives One Interview at a Time

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+ VALIDATE Results

+ VALIDATE Results

The Science of Talent Yields Bottom Line ROI

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Results That Matter

The premise is simple. The science is sophisticated. We identify people with the potential for near-perfect performance so clients can make wise decisions in the selection and development of their teams. When we identify talent, we transform lives.

Our results increase productivity, reduce turnover, grow customer satisfaction, strengthen employee engagement, sustain excellence and profitability.

 

What Our Clients Say

What we do every day is maximize human potential. We select talent, invest in people, engage organizational culture and conduct ongoing research to help you make the best hiring decisions, not just for today but well into the future.

We strategize future growth, innovation and results through people, but don’t just take our word for it, listen to what our clients are saying

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A picture is worth a thousand words, and our clients and associates say it better than anyone else.

From our award-winning culture and the faces we work with every day to the bottom line results and organization-changing outcomes we see with every client, we are changing the world one interview at a time.

Watch our videos to hear about these results.

Business Answers Through Talent-Based Solutions

WHAT WE DO

Talent Plus is the Leading Talent Assessment Partner in the industry. We maximize human potential. Our validated, structured interviews and assessments provide a scientific methodology to improve an organization’s culture one employee at a time. People are most effective when they can utilize their strengths to do work they enjoy. We identify those talents so that you can more effectively manage your workforce. We prove results in profitability, retention, engagement, job performance, sales performance. People Move Business...We Know People.

WHO WE ARE

Ranked for five consecutive years as a top ten Great Place to Work across the United States for Small and Medium Sized Businesses, Talent Plus is also one of the top 50 Best Places to Work by Modern Healthcare, one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in the United States, and in the Elite 8 for culture around rewards and recognition, Talent Plus works with successful global brands across industries – health care and hospitality, as well as retail, automotive, consumer products, education, engineering, financial, government, manufacturing, ministry, not for profit, services and utilities.

TALENT PLUS VIEWPOINT® BLOG

As a thought leader in talent innovation and maximizing human potential, the Talent Plus Viewpoint ®, is our corporate blog where thought leaders throughout our company touch on categories ranging from leadership to culture, the industries we serve, and engagement in the workplace. You can also find our own Spotting Talent posts where we take the industry insight we have for spotting talent and spread the word around the globe. Subscribe to find posts from our Founders and President to the most recent hires across the globe.

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Posted on Aug 16th, 2017
When someone leaves, I’m always surprised when I encounter indifference (or worse) on the part of that person’s direct supervisor. The “or worse” part is when the supervisor blames the employee. I’ve seen this ..
Posted on Aug 14th, 2017
Kicking butt is a time-honored management technique. In Martin Zwillling’s review of Managing to Make a Difference on Inc.com, it was included among other techniques Larry and I offer in the book as one of the “10 Ma ..
Posted on Aug 11th, 2017
Perfectionism gets a bad rap. In our first post in this two-part series, we wrote about how focusing on the downside of perfectionism – and trying to “fix” it – is the wrong approach. In that post, we shared insi ..
Posted on Aug 10th, 2017
There’s nothing fun about getting your wisdom teeth extracted, but mine needed to come out, so I “bit the bullet” and scheduled the surgery. Dr. David Rallis, University of Nebraska and Mayo Clinic trained oral sur ..
Posted on Aug 07th, 2017
Have you ever worked for a manager who set high expectations for you – maybe even higher than you would have set for yourself – and genuinely believed you could achieve those expectations? Did your performance in the ..
Posted on Aug 04th, 2017
If someone you care deeply about is having brain surgery, do you want a surgical team that says, “Done is better than perfect,” in the operating room? We don’t! Too often, people focus only on the downside of perf ..
Posted on Aug 02nd, 2017
Sometimes enlightenment strikes in the most common of circumstances – like a Saturday shopping trip to Costco with your husband. Standing in the seam between the produce section and the frozen foods recently, I realize ..
Posted on Jul 31st, 2017
Let’s take a couple of behaviors that are almost universally seen as negative – beating people up and lying. Can you think of any kinds of roles in which beating people up is actually considered a good behavior that ..
Posted on Jul 28th, 2017
I had the pleasure of attending the National Association for Health Care Recruitment’s (NAHCR) 43rd Annual IMAGE Conference in Savannah, Georgia. NAHCR has always been the premier conference for health care recruitment ..
Posted on Jul 26th, 2017
If you’re looking for a quick read with tips and tricks you can put to work right away, Team of Teams is not for you. But if you’re asking yourself, “Why is it that every time I crack the nut on one problem in my b ..

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