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Escape the TyrannyEscape the Tyranny of Ratings and Forms in Performance Management

By Jeannie Coyle, Worktelligence, and Jim Harvey, Columbia Compensation Consulting LLC
printed in Workspan magazine, January, 2015

Move beyond the forms and ratings. Instead, embrace the idea of development and coaching.

Business success often depends upon faster innovation, cross-company collaboration and a highly motivated workforce. But many companies apply an overly structured, forms abound and ratings-dependent performance management process that prevents the successful execution of their strategy.
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AMA_logo_2015-06-23_1502Deliver Results and Develop People at the Same Time

By Jeannie Coyle and Wendy Axelrod in the American Management Association’s Moving Ahead, published September 2013.

As a manager, you know the importance of delivering results. Performance, particularly in today’s hypercompetitive business world, is job one.

But what about the importance of developing your people? In every successful organization, this too is a do-or-die priority. According to a recent study by Corporate Executive Board, senior executives say that only 5% of their employees have the ideal mix of skills to help achieve their company’s business goals.
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SmartBlog_2015-06-23_1453Memo to the CEO: Five Myths That are Killing Your Talent Development

By Wendy Axelrod and Jeannie Coyle on the SmartBlog on Leadership, published April 2nd, 2013

Talent development is a perennial issue for CEOs, but this year, it’s more prominent than ever.

According to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ 2013 Global CEO Survey, the shortage of key skills ranks second (behind higher taxes) among the threats to growth in 2013. Additionally, in the Conference Board’s CEO Challenge 2013, human capital — how best to develop, engage, manage, and retain talent — leads the list of the year’s top 10 global challenges. Moreover, CEOs’ top strategy for addressing human capital is growing talent internally.
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Discussion with Terry Starbucker St. Marie on the More Human Leadership Podcast Series

Interview with Enrique Washington on his Talent Lab

Interview with Amiel Handelsman on the Amiel Show

Episode 10: Jeannie Coyle on Lou Gerstner, AmEx, and Developing Leaders through Experience


Discussion with Michael Knouse on his site Startup Sessions.

Episode 36: Career Resets, Being a Disruptor and the Myth of Retirement with Jeannie Coyle