The Tilted Edge

Ideas, stories, and advice for creating a culture where people love to work.

August 11, 2020 |
Personality is not only malleable; desirable behavior change can happen in a little as a few weeks. As the mind evolves to greater complexity, we are quite capable of moving beyond many inherited traits.
October 26, 2021 |
Once relegated to the philosophy domain, character has recently become a common topic in psychology, business, and world events. However, the way character is typically discussed reflects more of a “know it when I see it” approach than a shared understanding of its implications.
September 08, 2021 |
“You’re not a Type, you can Tilt.” This is Tilt 365’s mantra, and a key reason Tilt was even created. The founder, Pam Boney, recognized that, while personality assessments are helpful in understanding our “go to” behaviors, we are not defined by our personality; instead, we grow and develop over time, and can choose how we respond to different situations.
July 08, 2021 |
Generativity means creating or nurturing new ideas, concepts, research, or innovations that will last beyond its creator’s lifetime. It requires the creator to “rise above” their particular interests to contribute to “the many” beyond themselves.
June 02, 2021 |
Mindsets are fundamental assumptions that people use to understand and interact with the world. At Tilt, we discuss six mindsets that vary from more rigid or closed to more flexible and open: protective, competitive, integrative, adaptive, agile, and generative.
May 21, 2021 |
Many people are aware that mindsets can influence outcomes like academic achievement, job performance, and mental health, but cultivating a growth mindset is only the first step. The key to successfully leveraging a growth mindset is knowing how to use it.
May 05, 2021 |
The idea of simply choosing to have a growth mindset is compelling and has helped the concept gain popularity. However, that simplicity is not supported by research and ignoring the nuances of how mindsets work can lead to wasted time and resources.
April 14, 2021 |
The recent documentary, Persona: The Dark Truth Behind Personality Tests, has elicited strong enough reactions that assessment professionals have responded. This blog expands on the response provided by other professionals and describes research-based findings not presented in the documentary.
March 24, 2021 |
Happiness at work is beneficial for both individual employees and organizations. So what can people and organizations do to increase happiness at work?
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