The Bricks & Mortar of Teamwork

“The truth won’t set us free until we develop the skills and the habit and the talent and the moral courage to use it.” —Margaret Heffernan, “Dare to Disagree” TED Talk at www.ted.com/talks/margaret_heffernan_dare_to_disagree?language=en Image courtesy of Stoonn at FreeDigitalPhotos.net. After decades of research pointing to the fact that people skills matter to business success, here … Read more

Building the Most Successful Team of All Time

“If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.” —Daniel Goleman, author and psychologist “Negative emotions like loneliness, … Read more

Small Wins, Big Results

“Don’t look for the big, quick improvement. Seek the small improvement one day at a time. That’s the only way it happens—and when it happens, it lasts.” —John Wooden Despite the fact that we live in a culture that admires “big”—big breakthroughs, big ideas, big money, big muscles, big everything—wise coaches, whether from the world … Read more

Job Corps Testimonial

Posted: Oct. 31, 2016 Recently, PQC and our Paul Simon Job Corps Center Career Technical Training team were delighted to receive a letter from one of our former Material Handling and Distribution Operations students, Ms. Jasmine Nicole Blue Quinn. In her letter, Ms. Quinn discusses the opportunities she has been able to pursue and the … Read more