Posts in: high performance

March 9, 2021 Joe Mechlinski

Communicating Your Story to the Four Personality Types

When a psychiatrist at an acclaimed institution begins a relationship with a new patient, the standard intake session will require some sort of personality test.  After all, it’s imperative they know as much about who they’re...

March 5, 2021 Eric Stewart

How to Find Your 'Reason For Waking Up In the Morning'

It’s not an easy question to answer. In fact, it’s intended to really stretch your mind. To really cause deep, deep introspection into the circumstances of how you live your life. This is the foundation of a very old Japanese...

February 23, 2021 Alexandra Wieland

How to Be Selfish With Your Time, Without Being a Jerk

I once read this line that really stuck with me: "You can live your life by disruption or by intention." Another way to perceive that is that you can either choose to be distracted or you can honor your time and own every moment.

February 15, 2021 Andrew Freedman

6 Best Practices for Effective Communication: Remote Work and Beyond

Effective communication is at the core of every high-functioning workplace. It helps relay information, build relationships, and create trust, among other things. Although we’ve been working to refine our abilities to...

February 10, 2021 Joe Mechlinski

The 20 Most Powerful Interview Questions to Land Top Talent

Last week I thundered about the importance of finding candidates with Heart, Hustle, and Humility; and I promised I’d share proven secrets on HOW to drill deeper during an interview to find out which candidates have those...

January 4, 2021 Andrew Freedman

3 Ways to Become a Magnet for High Performers

Regardless of when you read this blog, there has NEVER been a better time for your organization to attract high performers to your organization. We are big believers that when you find individuals who can add massive value to...

January 4, 2021 Andrew Freedman

How to Lead Effective (Mind Blowing) Performance Reviews

In a former life, I inherited a customer facing service team as part of the organization I led. One of my first orders of business was to get to know the new team—connect, listen and learn. As I met with groups and also...

December 15, 2020 Andrew Freedman

5 Ways to Accelerate Your High-Performance Culture With Training

Do you view your company’s training department as an overhead cost center or a revenue-yielding, indispensable unit?  If you are like most leaders, unfortunately, you fall in the former category. In fact, when the folks at...

December 8, 2020 Andrew Freedman

How to Create and Drive High Performing Teams at Work, Even if Remote

As featured in the Baltimore Business Journal How has productivity changed since the COVID-19 pandemic sent most employees home from the office? At SHIFT Consulting, we asked more than 5,300 employees at companies that ranged in...