Relationships

The Boomerang Effect: Be Interested Before Interesting

Developing Your “CORE” At GiANT, we develop our tools from a combination of research and our own first hand experience in failure. We’re committed enough to finding better ways of doing things that we’ll gladly highlight our failures in an effort to help others avoid them and at least make different mistakes than we have […]

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S vs. N: Past, Present, & Future

S vs. N:  Past, Present, & Future Our last post in the continuing “S vs. N” series on Jungian Typology and the GiANT Best Fit focused on one major question: “What is the biggest pitfall for each preference set?” In the end, we discovered that intuitives’ constant focus on the big picture, future vision often […]

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Responsive Leadership Breeds Respect

Responsive Leadership Breeds Respect If you were to ask 100 leaders, “What is the most important quality in a colleague, employee, or boss?” you would probably get 100 different answers. At GiANT, however, we have found the answer to be much simpler. Throughout our work around the world and dealing with all kinds of people, […]

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Why Relational Intelligence Gives You A Competitive Advantage

“Most of us focus on how much we know, but the ability to connect and be present in the midst of tasks is what sets leaders apart.”  – Fast Company article featuring GiANT Worldwide’s 5 Gears book The Rise of the Relational Economy In an age where information is free and global connectivity puts the […]

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The Goal of Relationship: Friendship

I love and appreciate my friends. Perhaps it was me being an only child that caused me to endear friends the way I do. It may also be that I have experienced deep friendships and lots of grace within these relationships. As I continue to teach about relationship before transaction I am reminded that the goal of these relationships is really friendship – the ability to be real with people. I have been thinking about this for some time when I came upon this quote.

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4 Helpful Leadership Ideas for the Introverted Leader

Every single human has some percentage of introversion in them. For those who are more than 50% here are some helpful ideas for you as you lead…

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