- Performance Improvement
Alright! We have been leading our teams remotely now for eight months. One thing is for sure. Time is going by quickly, and as humans do, we learn to adapt. We are hoping there is an end in sight with this pandemic, but we are seeing now that we have a while yet to navigate this situation. Hope alone is not a good strategy, and we need to take deliberate action to build and maintain our own resilience, and, help our teams and those around us to do the same.
Let me ask you a question. Have you thought about how you landed where you are in your life and in your career, and how well you have fulfilled your aspirations? Do you think you arrived right where you are due to a little luck, or being in the right place at the right time, or as a victim of circumstance, or through targeted effort?
Today’s conversation is about Resilience I am sure that during the past four months, you, like me, have been learning a lot about yourself and others around you as we continue […]
Today I want to take a deeper dive into a leadership skill that I believe will be critical as we move through and come out the other side of this pandemic. That skill is Vulnerability…or the ability to be vulnerable.
So what is it like to be a vulnerable leader? And does it matter if you are not one?
Can you believe that for most of us, we are coming into 8 weeks of self-isolation and remote working? A sincere shout out to all of the essential workers who selflessly help keep our lives as normal and safe as possible. For that I am grateful.
In these unprecedented times I do hope you and those closest to you are keeping well…. “well” being the operative word here. We are being bombarded with information coming at […]
Welcome back to my final newsletter on the theme of accountability, which interestingly, turned out to be a 3-part series. When I embarked on this topic, I realized that there […]
Through the eye of the leader: What happens when a team or team member fails to deliver what they are accountable for? I am back to continue our conversation on […]
Ah yes, that word, ACCOUNTABILITY, identified as one of the topical challenges for leaders based on a recent survey by Coach and Author Mary Beth O’Neill. I have been discussing […]
Do You Have the Right People Leading Your People? …What if you Don’t? I was recently inspired by a Gallup Organization article that talks about how organizations continue to […]
Satisfied Employees vs; Engaged Employees …Both are important; how to develop more engaged employees Let’s start by saying that we have been talking about employee satisfaction, employee engagement, employee dissatisfaction, […]
You Hired Them …Now Integrate Them! Welcome back! In our previous two articles, Part 1 and 2 of a mini-series where we discussed strategies how how employees can leave an […]
You are Hiring! …Recruitment Using Performance-Based Measures Welcome back! In our previous article, we explored some strategies how leaders can influence ways that employees can leave an organization responsibly. Now […]
When Employees Choose to Leave …How to Handle the Departure in a Responsible Way This article isn’t about what we have been hearing a lot about lately, instead it is about […]
Signs of a Dissatisfied Employee When to Let it Ride, and When to Take Action ! Let’s open up by saying that we talk a lot about performance in […]
I want to take the opportunity to wish everyone a warm welcome to 2017! May the upcoming year be filled with good health and prosperity! Being a New Leader …Quickly […]
Evaluating Your OWN Performance Honestly asking ….. “How am I really showing up”? Let’s talk about performance (that is what we do here!), and specifically let’s discuss individual performance… our OWN […]
Many organizations (and people) are experiencing challenging times, particularly related to the energy sector. While these challenges have been prevalent now for 12-18 months, organizations have cautious optimism going into 2017, […]
PERFORMANCE IN THE SAFETY SPACE … Culture and Indicators: Can You Measure ? … Let’s start off with something we know. Successful organizations have teams that execute exceptionally well, they stay […]
COACHING FOR PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT … Supporting Leaders to increase productivity … Coaching. There are many descriptions, beliefs, and biases about what Coaching is. We hear the word “Coaching” to be […]
It is the first official week of summer, and it is such a refreshing time of the year. Welcome back to the Performance Improvement Newsletter Series. In this chapter we […]
Welcome back to our 3-Part Series: Escaping the Performance Management Trap. Introducing a Case Study ConvenientStop (a fictitious company) is a supplier to the Convenience Store industry. Setting the stage for […]