How Can You Predict Success in Business? [Podcast]

Joe & Cyrus from XQ Innovation are back on ORION to discuss their belief that success in business is predictable. XQ’s mission is to help organizations of all sizes turn every employee into a star performer.  We view every human being in your organization as a human treasure, and unlock the science of the human mind in a way that […]

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Hiring Gen Z The Right Way

In 2020, the workplace continues to rapidly change. One of the key factors that leaders need to consider now is what role does empathy play in your leadership style.

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Benchmarking Basics: Build An Economy-Proof Team

Hire For Longevity   Your company now has access to a higher-quality talent pool than ever before due to the job market being gradually reshaped by the pandemic. You are in a unique position to find the perfect fit for your next open role, and using a benchmarking process will ensure you build an economy-proof team. Consider benchmarking for longevity—now […]

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Why is Self-Awareness Important? [Podcast]

On January 31, 2020, Joe Keshmiri and Cyrus Kennedy of XQ Innovation joined ORION to discuss the value of XQ — a combination of IQ (intelligence quotient), EQ (emotional quotient), and personality traits. When you triangulate these three things together, you can create amazing collaboration at work.  We learn it’s about understanding the human mind and making sure strategies have your […]

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Sparking Growth by Investing in Your Existing People

While most businesses are willing to invest in growth through the implementation of streamlined procedures, new marketing initiatives, or infrastructure improvements, many ignore their most precious resource for growth – their employees. A Japanese concept called Jinzai claims that people should be viewed as the single most important treasure of a company, not just another line item on a budget. […]

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What is Happening to HR?

Human Resources (HR) is at a crossroads. Business leaders and HR professionals understand that disengaged and unhappy workers have a negative impact on productivity and profitability, yet not all modern HR strategies are addressing these concerns. In fact, a 2017 Gallup poll found business units in the top quartile of engagement realize 17% higher productivity, 20% higher sales and 21% […]

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What is a Chief People Officer (CPO)?

Now, more than ever, employees are demanding a clearer focus on company culture, and a more holistic approach to people management. Especially among the millennial workforce, a company’s commitment to enrichment and continued employee growth is a crucial piece of the vetting process when considering employment opportunities. Chief People Officer (CPO) is a role that enhances the traditional HR focus […]

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