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Production isn't the only thing you should measure

By Gerry Sandusky on Sep 7, 2019 4:50:04 PM

Talent alone is not enough. The Oakland Raiders learned that lesson the hard way. You don’t have to.

Topics: Talent Evaluation
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The 4 Questions Leaders Must Answer for their Teams

By Gerry Sandusky on Aug 7, 2019 2:15:44 PM

Several years ago, I travelled to Sydney, Australia to do a few advance stories leading up to Michael Phelps first Olympic competition. Since I was traveling that far, I decided to do a brief side trip to New Zealand too. My wife and I made the 24 hour trip from the East Coast to New Zealand.

Topics: Trigger Lisa First-Willis Talent Development Team

The Five Things All Managers, Coaches, and Teachers Must Do

By Gerry Sandusky on Jul 16, 2019 5:49:28 PM

Coaches, managers, teachers all share one thing in common: They focus on the development of other people. Developing the talent and potential in other people starts with assessing where they are right now. Trigger is designed to exactly that.

Topics: Trigger Employee Reviews Talent Development
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Appreciation Transforms Performance into Loyalty

By Gerry Sandusky on May 28, 2019 4:52:37 PM

In their 2019 report on workplace trust, David Horsager and The Trust Edge Leadership Institute came up with an interesting research finding: "Four times as many people want to leave their organization because of a lack of appreciation than because of annoying coworkers."

Topics: Trigger Appreciation

MOI Announces Incubation for Trigger

By Gerry Sandusky on May 15, 2019 5:37:03 PM

David Noel and his team at MOI have announced incubation space for Trigger. Giving Trigger incubation space is a game changer for us. 

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The Powerful Synergy of Effectiveness and Efficiency

By Gerry Sandusky on May 8, 2019 1:51:43 PM

Saving time is not a new priority. A recent trip to Barcelona, Spain reminded me of that.

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Say Hello to Our New CTO

By Gerry Sandusky on Apr 13, 2019 12:20:09 PM

Trigger Transformation, LLC is proud to announce that Joey McCord has joined its executive team as Chief Technology Officer. McCord brings more than 20 years of experience to the Baltimore-based company that is using technology to transform how organizations assess and develop their employee talent.

Topics: Joey McCord CTO
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It's Tough to Drive Without a Dashboard

By Gerry Sandusky on Feb 26, 2019 9:38:00 PM

I saw the movie, First Man, recently, the film about Neil Armstrong, NASA, and the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon. It brought back memories of seeing the lunar landing live as a little kid. Back then I wondered how the astronauts could fly so far and land on the moon when they only had two tiny windows to peer out of.

Topics: Trigger Employee Reviews Talent Development

Trigger in the Media

By Gerry Sandusky on Feb 15, 2019 11:51:00 AM

Trigger made its media debut this week with the following article in the Baltimore Business Journal. Below is a link to the article:

Topics: Trigger Media Gerry Sandusky Lisa First-Willis
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The Complete Cost of an Employee with "Baggage"

By Gerry Sandusky on Feb 12, 2019 7:41:15 PM

Some hiring and some firings are more complicated than others. And not just because of the money involved. There are other costs associated with an employee, especially one who has what we often refer to as "baggage."

Did the Cleveland Browns go too far in signing former Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt? He’s the player the Kansas Chiefs released in December after video surfaced of Hunt shoving and kicking a woman in his home last February. 

Topics: Employee Reviews