How to set an employee performance goal – Part 1

We are now in Q2 of the year and the objectives you set your team will determine their success in the quarter and year ahead. Goals define desired outcomes. They are the building blocks for performance planning, appraisal and improvement. If this isn’t reason enough to pay attention to goals then consider Parkinson’s Law. Parkinson’s law is the adage that […]

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Make Sure You’re Not a Doormat

I want to ask you three questions. First, do your employees treat you with respect? Are you stretched thin because you assumed other people’s duties? Finally, have you or anyone else pointed out that your directives are unfocused and opaque? If you said “yes” to any of these questions, you’re the office doormat. Even worse, you’re a manager that is […]

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4 Questions Younger Managers Will Ask

The workforce is getting younger, which means younger employees are being promoted or hired into leadership roles more often. Youth was usually equated with inexperience; however that is not the case anymore. Younger managers out there need to listen up because this one’s for you. Putting you into a leadership role was a long time coming and not everyone is […]

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