Leading in Turbulent Times

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This is a guest post by Richard Fagerlin. My wife and I have four boys: Christian, Preston, Jackson, and Lincoln. When they were little, the street in front of our house was completely off-limits. The risk was too great. But if they were still afraid to cross the street as thirteen-year-olds, or twenty-year-olds, we’d have… Read more »

3 Ways to Tie Individual Goals to Business Goals

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By Diane Strohfus Businesses are facing a dilemma when it comes to goals: according to Gallup, employee productivity increases by 56 percent when managers are involved in helping their reports align their goals with the needs of the organization. Despite this, only 44 percent of those employees felt they could connect their goals to those of… Read more »

Back to Basics: What Is Continuous Performance Management?

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By Aaron Kinne Why am I so passionate about continuous performance management? Simple. I’ve experienced the failings of the annual review from both sides. I experienced them early in my career as a young advertising copywriter, when I received a rating lower than what I had expected in my year-end meeting with my manager. And… Read more »

Employee Engagement is a Two-Way Street

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This is a guest post by Susan Thomson of ActionCOACH. Did you know that 71% of all workers in the US are either unengaged or actively disengaged from their jobs? That means that a healthy majority of the workforce is just killing time when they are on your payroll. But it doesn’t have to be that… Read more »