Posts by Chris Steer

May 27, 2020 Chris Steer

Remote System of Management: Methodical Practices You Need to Succeed

For some, the transition to remote work is easy. It’s flexible, reduces or eliminates travel time, and can often streamline processes. For others, however, it’s a significant challenge—and there are plenty of reasons why. ...

March 15, 2017 Chris Steer

Attention Leaders: Elevate Your Morning Routines!

I often find myself engaging in conversations with leaders around a familiar refrain: how are you "pouring back" into yourself? How can you fill others up and inspire and engage your teams if you are running on fumes? You simply...

September 8, 2016 Chris Steer

The 7 Hidden Leadership Secrets You Discover Through Coaching Sports

Yes, we’re those guys – the blissfully aware gluttons for punishment who eschewed sanity by volunteer coaching at the youth level in significant ways. And, yes, this post is the result of a team contribution between us - Chris...

August 23, 2016 Chris Steer

How to Win a Gold Medal By Not Wanting to Win a Gold Medal

Stunning. Inspiring. Historic. These are the terms I used to describe the performances of Usain Bolt, Simone Biles, Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel. As my kids (13, 11, and 8) continued to talk, loudly (none of...

May 5, 2016 Chris Steer

6 Ways to Finally Bring Assets (Employees) and Investors (Employers) Onto the Same Page

The following blog post was co-authored by eQ's Chris Steer and Jeff Lesher The claim that “our people are our most important asset” states the obvious, but fails to reveal if your people are actually your most valued asset....

May 5, 2016 Chris Steer

How to Select Elite Talent (Part 3 of 5): Defining Benchmarks

  Welcome back for Part III of our eQ blog series on elite talent! As we were discussing yesterday, the benchmarking process serves as an opportunity to realign each position with the most up-to-date strategic business...

May 5, 2016 Chris Steer

How to Select Elite Talent (Part 2 of 5): Crafting a Better Plan

  If you were with us yesterday then you’ll remember that when tasked with picking the best, most elite, representation of a team the consensus at eQ was the Navy SEALs. What better image evokes feelings of resolve,...

May 5, 2016 Chris Steer

How to Select Elite Talent (Part 5 of 5): The Talent eQuation

  Today marks the final part of eQ’s first blog series on elite talent. (Cue sad music.) Part 5 of our series discusses one of our biggest philosophies: the Talent eQuation. Selection is just one part of the eQ Talent eQuation....

May 5, 2016 Chris Steer

How to Select Elite Talent (Part 4 of 5): The Assessment Sciences

  Admit it; you’ve been waiting all day for Part IV of our eQ blog series on elite talent! Well, wait no longer. As promised, today, we’ll take you beyond the benchmark and into the assessment sciences. Beyond the benchmark of...