Month: June 2018

Is Adaptability the Key to Performance?

Are you adaptable? Why? We found this read by Dylan Walsh of Stanford Business fascinating for a few reasons. First, we too believe adaptability is a key component in predicting success in our workplaces. Secondly, we also believe in the premise that adaptability or learning speed is hard to accurately measure. However, our work at Kinsey Management using The Predictive Index is proving that learning speed and the ability to adapt to new experiences and synthesize them into new outcomes is essential to personal and organization success. MEASURING THE ABILITY TO ADAPT We employ The Predictive Index (PI) Cognitive assessment.

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Changing the People Game

  The people game is changing when it comes to hiring, engagement, and leadership. This past March at the Wharton People Analytics Conference 2018, Philadephia Eagles football operation exec Howie Roseman candidly admitted leveraging people analytics along with other traditional metrics to draft better and win championships (Bleeding Green Nation, May 20, 2018: Michael Kist). Hard to argue with the reigning NFL Super Bowl Champs process. Speaking of champs, the defending World Champion and hometown Houston Astros are also leveraging AI and deep learning. According to Andy Johnson of Textio Word Nerd, the Astros “began augmenting that data set by

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