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Can We Talk? The Art of On-the-Fly Feedback

One of the ideas we really liked from “Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go”, launched last month, was the “un meeting.” We agree with Bev Kaye and Julie Winkle Giulioni, (book authors and our colleagues) that simpler, unscheduled conversations offer a great place to do planning of both career growth as well as development. […]

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Still Searching for a Performance Management Fix? Find One at Last

The Challenge Are you once again facing the need to fix performance management because it is not delivering the value you want it to?  Join the crowd.  Many progressive companies are rethinking their systems to make them more developmental, simpler and more a part of day-to-day management.   At a recent panel on performance management hosted […]

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Don’t Puncture Performance

Peter Drucker observed, “So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.” Are you inadvertently making it difficult for people to do their work? Are you micro-managing decisions, keeping people in the dark, withholding essential feedback, or unintentionally acting in ways that insult people? Most people love work […]

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