Performance Management Archive

How to improve performance by focusing on strengths

Building on natural talents and developing them into strengths provides your greatest opportunity for growth, engagement and performance excellence. Did you know that: People who use their strengths are six times as likely to be engaged in their jobs. People who learn to use their strengths everyday have 7.8% greater productivity. People who focus on their strengths are three times as likely to report having an excellent quality of life. Teams who focus on their strengths every day have 12.5% great productivity. Download Presentation Soft CopyWatch All Webinars Videos So a person’s understanding of his or her own unique strengths and the strengths of colleagues can

How To Manage Your Team’s Performance Effectively

Given 3 simple examples of employee types, which needs Performance management from their supervisor? A – Professional, technically proficient, model employee, engaged with peers and managers, respected, influential, natural leader B – Comes to work on time, meets expectations, trains when required, skills need sharpening, complains about technology and change, will call in sick on

How to build a high-performing values-driven organization

“Cultural capital is new frontier of competitive advantage. Who you are and what you stand for has become more important to your success than the quality of the products and services you sell.” According to Deloitte, culture has become one of the most important business topics of 2016. According to Ernst &Young, 55% of the

Driving Business Success through Performance Management

What is Performance Management? “Performance management is using leadership to drive the process of setting individual business expectations, measuring work behaviors and results, and providing feedback to individuals in order to maintain and improve performance”. Performance management is built upon the relationship that you establish with each team member. This relationship should be deeply grounded

The impact of titles on talent performance

How you think about your job – what it contributes, how it adds value, how it links with and supports other roles – has long been associated with motivation and performance. More than 25 years ago, I invited all the staff in my company (an employee communication boutique of around 40 people) to choose their

Learn to develop Peak Performance Habits

Goal-setting is usually the preferred and only methodology used by companies and people to try to achieve their goals. Science, psychology and experience has shown us that this methodology alone is limited and has great weaknesses. Great athletes, entrepreneurs, managers and companies in every field do not reach their incredible results through goal-setting alone, but

How to Get Results Without Losing Your Soul In the Process

Too often, managers try to win at all costs, when they should be focused on Winning Well. The hyper-competitive post recession global economy puts front-line and middle-level managers in a difficult position—expected to win, to “move the needle,” to get the highest ratings, rankings, and results. Many managers become hell-bent on winning no matter what

Power distribution and its impact on team performance

The impact of power differentials on how teams and groups work is not as straightforward as it might seem. Having a mix of powerful and less powerful people in a team, or having a team composed entirely of powerful people can both have a negative impact on performance (Angus et al, 2016). It seems that