• 8 Ways To Ruin A Performance Evaluation
    CEO.com - Aug 20
    Whether you feel formal, period-based employee evaluations are effective or not (I fall closer to the “not” side), performance reviews do provide an opportunity to influence an employee’s future performance. Hopefully... Read »
    1 year ago
  • How To Improve Any Skill. Any Skill.
    CEO.com - Jul 15
    The intersection of skill and effort is a funny place. Think about a skill you've tried to develop, whether business, sports or personal. At first you improve at a rapid rate. Then your improvements slow... Read »
    1 year ago
  • 10 Most Common Ways To Ruin Employee Evaluations
    CEO.com - Apr 16
    To the employee who receives an annual performance evaluation the meeting is a big, literally once-a-year event. To the boss or manager who is responsible for a number of employees, delivering annual evaluations can feel... Read »
    1 year ago
  • 3 Social Priorities For CEOs
    Forbes - Jan 22
    Here are three social priorities that difficult to measure but are the foundation for a new way of assessing the long-term performance of CEOs. Read »
    1 year ago
  • Performance Reviews Rarely Lead To Actual Change
    Fortune - Jan 9
    Almost half of employees hear the same criticism year after year, says a new study, yet most don't act on it. It doesn't have to be this way. Read »
    1 year ago
  • Year-End Reviews Are A Big Fat Waste Of Time
    Fast Company - Dec 21
    The standard-model performance review is an unhelpful barrage of built-up criticism. Instead, give feedback consistently so that your employees hear the good with the bad and make improvement a matter of routine. Read »
    1 year ago
  • 5 Ways To Upgrade Your Performance Reviews
    CEO.com - Nov 26
    December brings its share of annual rituals that we do again and again, whether we like them or not: the company holiday party, Secret Santa gift exchanges and, most likely, annual performance reviews. Some leaders view... Read »
    1 year ago
  • The 3 Most Important Online Marketing Metrics
    Entrepreneur - Aug 29
    To get a real sense for how your website is performing, spend your time monitoring things that illustrate successes and failure... Read »
    2 years ago
  • 5 Digital Marketing Metrics That Matter
    Mashable - Jul 31
    Time to start looking at the role of media as an introducer and as an influencer, rather than just a last-click deal closer. Read »
    2 years ago
  • One Way To Measure An Employee’s Worth
    Fast Company - Jul 5
    Today, your performance review is based on things like sales numbers or number of goals met. Tomorrow, though, it could be based on something that until now has remained ephemeral: organizational influence. Read »
    2 years ago
  • 5 Ways To Monitor Your Brand’s Effectiveness
    Mashable - Jul 1
    With venues like Twitter and Facebook already flooded with brand marketers, how can you ensure that any outreach you do on behalf of your brand is actually working? Read »
    2 years ago
  • Ignore Performance Goals, Increase Performance
    Fast Company - Jun 15
    When leaders pay so much attention to performance goals, they often lose sight of other equally or even more important goals, like the company's "really big picture" goals or your own ultimate goals as a leader. Read »
    2 years ago
  • 9 Ways To Measure Your Social Media Health
    Mashable - Jun 11
    Thanks to the variety of social media marketing tools available today, there is a nearly endless stream of data available to marketers. That could make it tough to determine what metrics actually matter for your campaign or... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Are You Measuring The Right Data?
    Inc. - May 8
    Is that mountain of data actually teaching you anything? Here's how to make sure you've got the right yardstick. Read »
    2 years ago
  • Alan Mulally: How To Get Honest Feedback
    Businessweek - Apr 16
    "First, you’ve got to want it. A lot of people don’t want to get bad news. If you don’t want to know what’s going on and you don’t make it safe to know, then you won’t know. You’ve got to want it." Read »
    2 years ago