• That Time I Totally Screwed Up My Employee Training
    CEO.com - Jul 29
    A few years ago, I was consulting for a big software company in a key role for the R&D team. We started to use a new software application and the software vendor offered an additional opportunity to invest in employee... Read »
    2 months ago
  • What To Measure If You’re Mission Driven
    HBR - Jul 9
    My favorite Peter Drucker misquotation is, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” Drucker wrote a great deal about how managers should measure performance, but this particular phrase didn’t come from his... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Do Your Training Efforts Drive Performance?
    McKinsey - Mar 20
    Executives around the world are striving to measure the impact of training and employee-learning programs on the performance of business. Half of those who responded to a McKinsey survey last year told us that they see... Read »
    6 months ago
  • How Exciting Job Titles Can Influence Performance
    Switch and Shift - Mar 6
    Traditionally, when people and organizations start a working relationship, they give that relationship a name, often called a job title or project role. This name serves various purposes. First, a title or role is a... Read »
    7 months ago
  • 4 Simple Steps That Will Empower Your People To Do...
    Fast Company - Feb 17
    Every boss has managed at least one employee that doesn’t respond to coaching—you might have one on your team right now. No matter how many times you go over your specific expectations or review procedures, this one... Read »
    7 months ago
  • Building Capabilities For Performance
    McKinsey - Jan 13
    Capability building has remained a high strategic priority since we first surveyed executives on organizational capabilities in 2010. Four years later, many companies are using the same approaches to learning and skill... Read »
    8 months ago
  • 5 Ways New Employees Instantly Show They Are...
    CEO.com - Aug 27
    What makes an employee remarkable is not just skill, although skill is important. And not just experience, although experience can be important. What matters most is attitude: motivation, temperament, emotional... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Is There A Fair Way To Pay CEOs?
    Fast Company - May 7
    When CEO paychecks are determined by performance, it sounds like a fair method of compensation. That way, head honchos at major companies aren’t raking in millions unless they’re doing a good job … right? While this... Read »
    1 year ago
  • The Secret Behind Productivity And Performance
    Business Insider - Apr 30
    The presence of other people makes a dramatic positive difference in output. It's really this simple: If you want to increase your performance and results in a given area, find some people to join you — or just have them... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Why Your Company Must Be Mission-Driven
    GALLUP - Mar 6
    At the heart of any company is its mission. A business' mission defines what it stands for -- its purpose and the reason for its existence. Mission declares the difference a company seeks to make in the world. A strong... Read »
    1 year ago
  • 8 Ways To Be Constantly Improving
    Inc - Mar 5
    The key to being successful lies in finding ways to be constantly improving. Leadership expert Lee Colan shares eight easy ways to help you build up your competence. Read »
    1 year ago
  • 1 Weekly Habit That Will Help Peak Performance
    Inc - Feb 13
    Most of us have the desire to be high-performing. The alternative is boredom and less personal pride. Entrepreneurs especially, with their names on the sign, aim high. Read »
    1 year ago
  • The Complete Guide To Your Insane Working Hours
    Fast Company - Feb 12
    Why are we working ridiculously long weeks? Because of the way we measure work, our cultural history, and how constantly connected we are. Here's how we can finally break free. Read »
    1 year ago
  • 5 Steps To Optimizing Team Performance
    Inc - Jan 30
    Every company wants to tap the full potential of each employee. Often the best way to do this is not to focus on them as individuals, but as members of teams that tackle critical projects as effectively as possible. Read »
    1 year ago
  • Motivating People To Perform At Their Peak
    HBR - Jan 14
    Almost all decisions, big and small, are choices between exploring new possibilities and exploiting old ones. When you explore, you select an option that’s unknown—or reexamine one that wasn’t optimal in the past to... Read »
    1 year ago