Leadership LessonsThis is where we will share strategies, tips and insights on how you can align your organization for success.
In his landmark books about managing change, William Bridges made a distinction between “changes” and “transitions”. According to his definition, a “change” is something that happens. On the other hand, “transition,” refers to the process we go through to learn how...read more
Recently I read this CLO article that discusses corporate training and suggests that we need to think about how we train people in the workplace. I agree. Rather than relying mostly on classroom events, we should place more emphasis on the 70:20:10 approach to...read more
What’s the purpose of a performance review? If you think it’s about documenting a discussion in your HR system, then you’re missing the point. That’s why there’s a lot of buzz about getting rid of annual performance reviews. Not so fast. The purpose of a performance...read more
We’ve blogged about splitting the performance evaluation from a discussion about pay raises. We’ve also floated the idea of turning the annual performance review into ongoing discussions about an employee’s performance. Now it's time to consider how to...read more
Twitter just turned 10. Facebook, 12. LinkedIn is 13, believe it or not. And if Pinterest were a person, it would just be finishing first grade. Current performance management theory, on the other hand, is well into middle age. So how can social media improve...read more
Pay for performance is a popular mantra in business today. And with good reason; it’s a sound concept to pay top performers more than those who aren’t performing as well. But while we want to reward top performers, we also want to make sure managers maintain their...read more
360 assessments and multi-rater feedback have become a common tools for helping executives improve self-awareness and clarify development goals. However, our clients are often frustrated when 360 assessments identify development opportunities that are not directly in...read more