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HRDQ has been a leading resource for the training community for over forty years. Facilitators, coaches, consultants, organization development professionals, managers, supervisors and leaders; really anyone who shares our passion for soft-skills training and performance improvement can benefit from our products and services.

The Seven C’s of Effective Team Performance

Posted by on 6/13/2017 to Team Building
The Seven C’s of Effective Team Performance
In business, as in most human endeavors, the best teams win. A work group, business unit, or organization that functions as an effective team will always outperform one that doesn’t. But what factors need to be present for “great teamwork” to exist, and how do you go about building effective teams?

What's Your Leadership Style?

Posted by on 6/7/2017 to People Skills Training
What's Your Leadership Style?
Effective leaders draw out the best performance from their employees by understanding personality style and flexing to meet the needs of individual employees—who may or may not share the same personality style. Employees are motivated by different things: recognition, autonomy, close supervision, or social activities. A leader’s ability to first identify these differences and then quickly adapt to address individual needs can be the difference between leadership success and failure.

Simulation as a Diagnostic Tool

Posted by on 5/23/2017 to People Skills Training
Simulation as a Diagnostic Tool
There are many factors in successful teamwork. When conflicts arise, or performance declines, it’s not always simple to find the root of the problem. What – at first glance – may seem to be an indecipherable problem might become very clear in the context of a simulation. By taking our everyday habits into a simulation, we highlight the ways we act as a team in a safe environment, where skills can be measured in without jeopardizing an actual team project.

Active Training Resources for Experiential Learning

Posted by on 5/18/2017 to People Skills Training
Active Training Resources for Experiential Learning
Everyone has their own learning style. The trainer's challenge is to provide effective training across all styles – and we believe the solution is Experiential Learning activities.

Playing Up Your Style for Better Communication

Posted by on 5/9/2017 to People Skills Training
Playing Up Your Style for Better Communication
Ask anyone in an organization and it won’t take much for them to identify a coworker they feel they work well with and another they find challenging. The reasoning behind this has a lot to do with personality styles, after all, some combinations are more complementary than others. If your organization wants to make meaningful improvements to their relationships, there’s no better place to start than personality style.