All too often, the s.m.a.r.t. goal setting process is simply a word smith exercise to maintain the the status quo. Learn the real art of s.m.a.r.t. in this post.
Losing your head as a professional, especially as an executive leader, can be devastating for your reputation, your organizational culture and hinders high performance. Here’s a tool to help you keep your head, and your cool, in tough situations.
What does your team appreciate and value about the way you lead the mid-year performance appraisal process? Those insights may help you create an ownership culture in your team and organization.
Gallup has done much work in this area and their research shows that roughly 70% of the variance in employee engagement is linked to the experiences they have with their boss. A bad boss is good business, unfortunately not for the boss’s company!
How can you support a CEO who is dealing with someone who as crossed the ethics line for the company? How can you discipline and write up such behavior in a performance review? We’ll discuss that in this blog.
The costs associated with, “It’s not my dog”, run in the millions, maybe more. It is the terrible (and avoidable) cost of what happens when you do not have a culture of ownership throughout your organization. Learn how to create an ownership culture througout your organization and “Own the Dog”.
Most people don’t learn to fail better. And if we can’t fail better, we don’t improve. If we don’t improve, we get left in the dust, If you are struggling to learn from your failures, make sure that fail to the third degree.
Leadership teams can benefit from executive team guardrails, designed to help teams stay safe, become effective and focus on what only they can do.
What leadership types are present in your executive team? How do you ensure that your leadership team is comprised of balanced players, and not functional fanatics, committe comrades or operational addicts that hurt you as a team that aspires to play at its best?
Have the constraints of restricted business travel, fewer or no face-to-face customer meetings, and home office isolation prevented you and your organization from achieving your goals?