YEAR END PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS ARE SO OLD SCHOOL

YEAR END PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS ARE SO OLD SCHOOL

As your organization scrambles to complete year-end performance reviews, ask the question “Why are we doing this at the busiest time of the year and who benefits from this approach?”  What you may find is that your process is not serving your organization and your employees very well. It might be time to rethink your approach to performance management. 

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TOPGRADING LESSONS FROM CAR BUYING

TOPGRADING LESSONS FROM CAR BUYING

One of the most difficult tasks of a leader is to maintain a team of A players.  Steve Jobs once famously said “A players hire A players and B players hire C players.”  Research has shown that A players outperform B players 2x on essential tasks and 10x on creative tasks.  So why do so many leaders live with mediocre talent on their teams?  

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WORK STYLE DIVERSITY AS A STRENGTH

WORK STYLE DIVERSITY AS A STRENGTH

Workplace culture is like a living organism constantly evolving. The introduction of a new employee or the departure of an employee can change the dynamic of an office culture. Too often the leadership of companies overlooks the importance of culture to organizational performance. Work styles and personal preferences have been studied for ages. 

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