Talent Development and Firing Yourself
The typical approach we see to talent development in the business world makes our hearts sink just a little We know it’s all done with the best of intent but […]
Bravery in Management
Several years ago a leading figure in football was talking to an interviewer about bravery. The discussion was about the importance of having a tough, hard tackling player, who wasn’t […]
Building a talent development programme
Do you have a talent development programme in your business? Does it include everyone in the business? If the answer to both those questions is not a resounding YES, then […]
Great questions to ask in reviewing performance
Improve your performance review process by working through the following stages and questions in our infographic.
Performance review challenge
If you want to focus on learning about performance reviews then bring it to life with this challenge. See what value you can extract from a performance review process that […]
Performance reviewing in a high performance world
Performance reviewing is a vital high performance rhythm aimed at helping someone learn from their performance. It might confirm strengths or highlight important weaknesses. It might examine attitudes and use […]
Performance reviews - Essential or a chore?
High performers love performance reviewing. Without reviewing there is no learning, no improvement and no progress. It’s not just an annual exercise and it’s definitely not something you do just […]
Take control of your performance review
It’s a great feeling when you take control of your performance reviewing. It’s your performance, so assert your ownership and responsibility.
Most Leaders don’t use performance reviewing properly and the performance of those they lead suffers as a result. 55% of people don’t think their performance reviews are effective*. And that’s […]
John Lewis and high performance
I had the privilege of meeting Sir Stuart Hampson, ex-chairman of John Lewis talk about their famed level of employee engagement and customer satisfaction. Much of what he said reinforces […]
Are you Superman or a target monkey?
I’ve got a Superman tattoo and I sometimes get asked why – mainly by my exasperated and disappointed mother but not exclusively. Perhaps I believe I share some of his abilities […]
8 great performance review questions
Start asking yourself these questions to help you become more effective at reviewing your performance.