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#OscarsSoWhite

The 2015 hashtag #OscarsSoWhite grew legs and ran a marathon. The all-white roster of nominees at the 2015 Academy Awards was repeated in 2016. Some of Hollywood’s elite boycotted this year’s ceremony and the host, Chris Rock, made the issue the centerpiece of his...

Employee Motivation and Engagement

How to Motivate Employees How often have you concluded a meeting or training session with a motivational video? Perhaps it shows an athlete scaling a mountain cliff as words float past. Or it takes place in a locker room with a coach giving an impassioned speech to...

Gender Lessons from Hollywood

An all-white roster of acting nominees at the 2015 Academy Awards inspired the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite on social media and increased scrutiny of the lack of diversity in the ranks of the organization. The Academy’s 7,000 members are largely white and male. What would...

Amy Tolbert Book Release

A new book has been published and we’re proud to announce that three of the chapters are courtesy of Amy Tolbert, Ph.D., CSP. The book is titled “101 Ways to Make Training More Active” and was created by Elaine Biech. Amy’s three chapters in the book are titled:...

Emotional Intelligence and the Dalai Lama

Many have heard of emotional intelligence; however few are aware of its impact on a business. Your intelligence quotient (IQ) is a measure of knowledge and skills and is a predictor of educational achievement and job performance. Your IQ develops at an early age and...

Global Competency Mini-Workshop

Building Global Competencies: Its Impact on your Success! Date: April 29, 2015 Location: Calhoun Beach Club - 2925 Dean Parkway, Minneapolis - 2nd Floor Solarium To Register: Contact Sandra Howard at sandra.howard@hrconnection.net. Best Practice Exchanges are free to...

Diversity in the News – Part Two

It only took one week for Starbucks employees to stop writing #RaceTogether on the coffee cups. While the leadership at Starbucks may have had good intentions, many thought their awareness initiative was opportunistic, shallow and insincere. Case in point: the company...

Diversity in the News – Part One

It is hard to turn on the news without hearing news about diversity combined with racial tensions. The 50th anniversary of the march in Selma was on full display even as the movie “Selma” received a best Oscar nod and not a single actor of color was nominated for a...

Generations and Other Woes

By "Anonymous" Some things I’ve realized about job hunting in your 50s I’m a 56-year-old white male. I obtained my MBA in December 2000. In September 2007 I was earning over $100,000 per year in a full-time IT job, with full benefits and paid vacation. I lost my job...

Amy Tolbert, Ph.D., CSP – Speaker

On March 5th, a Club Entrepreneur event features a panel event titled "Got Millennials? Attract – Incent – Retain." Amy S. Tolbert, Ph.D., CSP, of ECCO International will be a featured panelist at the session. The landscape of the workplace is changing. We are all...

Team Conflict and Emotional Intelligence

Infographics are fun aren’t they? There are lots of data presented in a visually fun manner designed to grab the readers' attention. We recently found an infographic that listed the business costs of conflict. According to research by AtTask, 81% of workers experience...

Your DiSC Video Update

ECCO International posts helpful videos on an ongoing basis.  For a complete list, visit our YouTube channel. Our recent additions include: It’s Not Me – It’s Them! – Introduction to DiSC Communicating Across Styles – Communication insights for leaders Just the Fact’s...