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The Power of Enthusiasm, with Joshua M. Evans

Josh Evans has worked with 100s of companies, from global firms to small businesses, including Hilton, ReMax, ConocoPhillips, Sheraton, The University of Houston, Maersk International, Renaissance, and Green Bank. He helps both people and organizations build the right kind of culture as “The Corporate Culture Cleaner.”

Josh knows that engagement leads to happier employees and more profit for their company. And when employees care, they do better work and your clients and customers get excited because they can see it and want to join in on the excitement. With 10+ years of sales experience, Josh marries his experience, knowledge and passion to help people enjoy and engage in work again, traveling the country speaking and training audiences, as well as interacting with others in his online course. He lives outside of Houston with his wife, two sons and their English setter. www.JoshuaMEvans.com

The Link Between Curiosity and Business Performance, Janet Gerhard of Inquizo

The importance of innovation on business success is undeniable. Innovative organizations significantly outperform other organizations. At the root of their ability to innovate is curiosity.  

For the first time, there's a tool to help leaders hire for curiosity. Research conducted by Inquizo has found the best way to measure curiosity in people is through actual and observed behaviors. Through Natural Language Processing (NLP) analyses, Inquizo sought to understand the language variables that correlate with curiosity. These studies represent the first attempt to link curiosity with language use patterns and support a growing body of work that uses language to reveal social and psychological processes.

Savvy Guest today, Michael Hvisdos and Janet Gerhard of Inquizo discuss the direct link between curiosity and performance, and their assertion that algorithms can be written and protected (patent, copyright, etc.) to accurately measure curiosity levels for employees that can predict performance. www.inquizo.com