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Sep 14, 2021

How to Find Business Behaviors That Matter Most

In this episode of TribePod, Jim Stroud chats with Kerry Goyette about guiding business behavior and how artificial intelligence is shaping the world of work today and on into the future. Some of the topics we discussed...


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Aug 24, 2021

Human & Technology Evolution with Kerry Goyette and Bryce Murray PhD

Alan opens about his thoughts on A.I. Should I fear it asks Alan? Kerry says yes, but don't avoid it. A.I. is emerging and here to stay. To have humans and technology evolve together to work for a better future. Bryce talks about the explain-ability path. Understanding computational intelligence in 3 different areas.


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Aug 26, 2021

Fuzzy Logic Makes AI Explainable

Despite its growth and popularity, AI is not as widely adopted as it could be—particularly by small- and mid-size businesses that lack the enormous data sets of business and tech giants. One reason is that AI designers are not doing enough to consider the end user.


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Aug 12, 2021

Why Transparency in AI Matters for Businesses

To ensure model accuracy, businesses need to understand why their machine learning models make their decisions. Certain tools and techniques can help with that.


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Jul 8, 2021

How AI Can Help Hoteliers Rethink the Hiring Process

Instead of looking for keywords on resumes or a certain number of years within the industry, consider targeting candidates based on psychometric assessments.


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May 26, 2021

How HR can make sense of AI

When deciding to take the plunge and install AI technology into the HR system, it’s best to always remember the human factor, says an expert. “The focus should be as much or more on the human or on the people as on the machine,” says Kerry Goyette, founder and president of Aperio Consulting Group, a management consulting group in Columbia, Mo. “The key really lies in that intersection between technology, human learning, human adoption and human agency.”


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Mar 22, 2021

Aperio Welcomes Kasey May as Executive Business Partner

Kasey May, an early employee at Accurate Rx, brings a wealth of experience about operational growth and scalability after working for a company that saw 406% year-over-year growth.


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Mar 5, 2021

Bryce Murray Joins Aperio as Director of Technology and Data Science

Murray, who earned his Master's in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a strong background in mathematics, engineering, and computer science, will soon graduate with his PhD from the University of Missouri. There, he specialized in explainable data fusion after working with one of the field's leading experts, Derek T. Anderson, PhD. Bryce recently joined Aperio Consulting Group as Director of Technology and Computer Science.


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Feb 9, 2021

The 4 management styles of emotionally intelligent leaders

Given the new era of work and fluctuating economic progress, typical planning strategies that push companies toward surviving and defending themselves are no longer enough. Strategic planning promotes programmatic, analytical thinking that encourages leaders to stick to the status quo.


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Jan 4, 2021

How to Develop Better Foresight to Combat Chaos

Today’s business reality is not only “unprecedented” like these pandemic-era times, but it’s also uncertain. Humans are fundamentally wired to fear the unknown. For leaders trying to navigate decision-making, this uncertainty causes stress and doubt.


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Sep 29, 2020

How Ethics Play A Role In Your Strategic Response To Crises

The coronavirus pandemic may be exposing a crisis of ethics in corporate America. Take Amazon, for example. The second-largest private employer in the U.S. has come under fire from dozens of former and current employees over accusations that it failed to ensure warehouse worker safety during the pandemic — and that it purportedly fired whistleblowers


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Sep 22, 2020

Marcus J. Brooks Joins Aperio Consulting Group as Chief Strategy Officer and Consultant

Aperio Consulting Group is excited to welcome Marcus J. Brooks to the firm. Marcus, who will serve as chief strategy officer and client consultant, brings decades of experience in business, education, and leadership as well as a positive outlook to Aperio.


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Sep 22, 2020

4 Ways Leaders Can Overcome Fear and Take Control

Of all the havoc wreaked by the coronavirus, one crisis has been largely overlooked: our psychological response. A scarcity mindset is induced by a fearful prediction about the availability of future resources


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Sep 22, 2020

How to Capitalize on Talent With a Distributed Workforce

This adaptation means rethinking how you approach your workforce. A more competitive labor market, increasing globalization, emerging technologies, and an ongoing pandemic have created a new equilibrium. In this environment, a distributed workforce – wherein a company keeps a database of talent – is the best option for companies.


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Sep 22, 2020

How to Refine your EQ to Thrive in Uncertain Times

While IQs have increased over the past few decades, emotional quotients have declined. This is a dangerous trend. In volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) environments, EQ bottoms out, and we choose strategies that are ineffective at best and counterproductive at worst.


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Sep 22, 2020

6 Habits That Hurt Your Career — and How to Overcome Them

Because derailing habits start in the limbic system — the emotional center of the brain, which triggers a flight-or-fight response every time we feel threatened — they can be hard to break. However, emotionally intelligent leaders know what triggers their limbic brains and learn how to control their responses.


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Sep 22, 2020

Instagram’s New Policy of Removing ‘likes’ is Another Challenge to our Basic Human Need to ‘belong’

While we all share the basic human need for belonging, there are generational trends and tendencies that differentiate how those needs are best met. As products of our environment and the context in which we grew up, generational differences spawn different adaptations.


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Sep 22, 2020

22 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else

We can really thrive when we work to understand how our environment impacts our habits and derailers. We'd like to think we make decisions rationally, but research shows that more often than not, we don't.


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Sep 22, 2020

To Truly Engage Employees, Dig Deeper

Becoming a meaning-maker isn't as complicated as it might sound. Take an interest in each employee's future in the organization. Find new ways people can contribute to their teams and help them shine brighter in their current positions. By doing this, you'll not only make people feel secure in their jobs, but also help them believe that they matter, both to their bosses and to their co-workers.


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Feb 2, 2020

Discover What Really Motivates Your Employees

A question that all company leaders grapple with is how to motivate their employees. Various carrot-and-stick methods can bring short-term results, but there is a better way. True motivation is intrinsic and powerful. It guides behavior, fuels innovation and lies at the root of why we do what we do.


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Oct 16, 2019

How Emotional Intelligence Enhances Decision-Making

While advancing technologies are automating increasing amounts of the business world, management, employee development, and decision-making continue to require human expertise.


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Oct 15, 2019

3 Ways to Elevate Your Managerial Approach with Gen Z

Generation Z requires a different management approach than earlier generations. And with Gen Z making up 40% of the working and consumer population by 2020, we're advising managers to take a look at how to work best with this new generation.


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Oct 15, 2019

Money for Lunch Interview: Six Common Ways You Derail Yourself from Success with Kerry Goyette

Kerry lays out the six common ways leaders derail themselves from success, and how leaders can spot and avoid these counterproductive habits in their workplaces.


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Oct 4, 2019

5 Things Leaders Do That Stifle Innovation

Many companies cultivating entrepreneurial mindsets among their teams focus on hiring employees who demonstrate characteristics they associate with entrepreneurship, such as creativity and resourcefulness. But a study we completed last year revealed that it's far more critical to focus on employees' derailers than it is to focus on their positive traits.


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Sep 24, 2019

How to Identify When Your Brain is Taking a Harmful Shortcut

Gut reactions can be good in some situations, but they're actually the result of your brain taking a shortcut. When you rely on intuition, you're using your limbic system—the part of the brain responsible for emotions—and unfortunately it doesn't have a good track record for making the best decisions, says Kerry Goyette, author of The Non-Obvious Guide to Emotional Intelligence and CEO and founder of Aperio Consulting Group, a corporate consulting firm.


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Sep 9, 2019

3 Emotional Intelligence Practices to Create Engaged Teams

The term emotional intelligence can be confusing – everyone knows it's a good thing to have, but they may not know exactly what it means. Emotional intelligence, or EQ (emotional quotient), is the ability to identify, assess, and learn from our emotions, and positively influence the emotions of others.


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Sep 9, 2019

Courage Is a Key Component of Open-Minded Management

What is the connection between courage, open-mindedness, and emotional intelligence? Kerry shares why courage is an essential ingredient in exercising EQ and how to become a more effective leader through it.


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Aug 28, 2019

Thrive By Design: Don Rheem’s Interview with Kerry Goyette on Emotional Intelligence

On Don Rheem's Episode 41 of Thrive By Design, Kerry Goyette shares about the changing landscape of management and how leaders can strengthen their emotional intelligence for their own benefit, as well as the benefit of their entire workforce.


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Aug 13, 2019

How the 3 Elements of Change Can Improve You and Your Workplace

I have seen every leadership style and management struggle under the sun. Companies typically don’t bring me in until a problem has gone from bad to worse, so I frequently deal with leaders who have lost hope that their teams can change.


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Aug 8, 2019

The Emotionally Intelligent Way to Make a Significant (and Long-Lasting) Change

When we need to make a big change, our initial response tends to be as follows: Buckle down, make a plan, and push through. Yet we often overlook the holistic picture that we need to make lasting changes. We are unaware of what influences us: our emotionally-driven minds, the protective mechanisms in our brains, relational influences, and our environment.


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Jul 23, 2019

New York Post Review: The Secret to Getting Ahead at Work is Using Your Feelings

What you don’t know about your emotions could hurt you at work. That’s the gist of a growing body of business research on “emotional intelligence,” or the capacity to be aware of, control and express your emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically.


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Jul 18, 2019

Kerry’s Interview on BNN Bloomberg’s The Close

Kerry shares her insights and research on how emotional intelligence is the essential element to making your business more successful.


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Jul 9, 2019

How I Deprogram the ‘Derailers’ That Impede My Success

When many of us were younger, we might have discovered that avoiding conflict was the best way to deal with our parents. We might have found that perfectionism scored high marks in school. These learned behaviors might have served us well at the time. But now, those same habits skew our vision and inhibit individual progress.


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Jun 28, 2019

How to Spot Emotional Intelligence in Job Candidates

What’s more important: book smarts or street smarts? The answer is both. Sure, job candidates with impressive résumés will rise to the top of the pile. But don’t underestimate the resilience and interpersonal relationship skills that give candidates an edge in the workplace.


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Jun 10, 2019

Conquer Burnout With These 5 Ways to Cultivate Perseverance in Your Employees

Despite all of their fame, fast-paced working styles and incredible perks, tech companies are struggling to keep employees happy. Even Facebook is now battling a reputation associated with high turnover rates and low morale following the Cambridge Analytica scandal that saw the profile data of 87 million users illegally pinched.


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Jun 10, 2019

From Lone Wolf to Wolf Pack: The Key to CEO Survival is Utilize Your Community

CEO's are often praised for their ability to step up to challenges and break away from the pack. However, throughout my consulting career, I’ve found that such a closed-off mentality is a sure way to leave money on the table and miss key opportunities to further the success of your business. This “lone wolf” identity is worn as a badge of honor when, in reality, it is a recipe for failure.


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Jun 10, 2019

Don’t Undervalue the Need for Emotional Intelligence in Your New Employees

Identifying a candidate’s EI compensates for what resumes and cover letters can’t tell us. Organizations regret 20 percent of their hiring decisions. That may not seem like much, but the costs add up over time, with an average price tag of $15,000 for each bad hire.


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Jun 6, 2019

Entrepreneurial Power Could Contribute to Your Start-Up’s Demise. Here’s How to Stop It.

Entrepreneurs rise to positions because of personality, passion, and gumption. They need to make sure the power they innately enjoy from their top-rung position does not cloud their judgment. Otherwise, they might run their ventures aground rather than navigate them safely to the open sea of success.


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May 30, 2019

Something Extra: Technology Partners’ Interview with Kerry Goyette

On Technology Partner's Episode 25 of Something Extra, Kerry Goyette talks about the key to motivating your employees, how to speak the language of Millennials, and “The Age of Choice” in the workforce.


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May 28, 2019

Save Your Job: Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

Worried about a robot taking your job? Boosting your emotional intelligence may be your ticket to a long, lucrative career.


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May 7, 2019

The Science Behind Motivating Millennials

Corporate leaders everywhere can’t stop talking about Millennials because they are stumped in figuring out what makes them tick.


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May 7, 2019

Are Your Employees Bringing Out the Best in One Another?

You don’t want your employees throwing elbows, but you shouldn’t expect them all to be BFFs, either. The best teamwork occurs when leaders combine complementary skill sets in an environment of trust and respect.


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May 2, 2019

Motivation Isn’t One Size Fits All: Tap Into Each Team Member’s Unique Motivational Factors

Disengagement in the workplace has become an American epidemic. It may appear that your team members are bustling away, completing work, and going home in good spirits.


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Apr 15, 2019

3 Strategies for Tapping Into Insight

I once worked with a leader—we’ll call him Nick—who was about to fire his entire team. He had tried everything he could think of to get his team members to innovate. But each time they came up with a great idea, they failed to execute. He was at his wit’s end.


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Apr 15, 2019

Follow These 3 Tips to Keep Bad Habits From Destroying Your Business

One of the main reasons so many businesses fail isn't because they don't follow the right formula; it's because they don't focus on what not to do.


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Apr 15, 2019

3 “Derailers” That Can Wreck Havoc on Your Company’s Ability to Innovate

In a climate defined by rapidly shifting technologies and emerging markets — in which 84% of executives believe business growth is contingent on innovation — leaders are eager to promote an entrepreneurial spirit within their organizations, or "intrapreneurship."


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Apr 15, 2019

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Problem Solving Muscle

When it comes to creative problem-solving, I’ve been my own worst enemy. There were times I would shoot for more attainable, less risky goals because I feared being in vulnerable situations.


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Feb 14, 2019

Selecting Superior Performers Safely Under the Law

No law obligates you to hire an inferior candidate.


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Feb 14, 2019

Leadership Matters: How Psychometrics can Forecast the Success or Failure of Start-Ups

An entrepreneur’s counterproductive behaviors can derail even the best start-ups.


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Feb 14, 2019

Stop Trying to Motivate Your Employees

It’s a misconception that you can motivate your employees. They’re already motivated. The key is to unleash their motivation.


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Aug 17, 2018

Investing In Millennials’ Soft Skills Could Benefit the Bottom Line

There's something missing in the Millennial generation, and it's not master’s degrees. CEOs and employers have noticed a generational gap...


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