Posts tagged HR

How Performance Reviews Can Help Managers

A recent Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index indicated that because employees are not engaged, organizations lose about $300 billion in productivity. Other reports illustrated that while employees want to make progress at work, 95 percent of managers put progress last. This obvious disconnect doesn’t do much to improve employee engagement and it surely doesn’t do much to create a desirable workplace.

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A Good Manager Knows When To Take a Loss

What makes a good manager? Sure, you’re good at what you do, but it’s more than that. It’s how well you play with others… how well you handle being in a position of power… and having the emotional intelligence to recognize pivotal moments that can gain you some real-world respect from your subordinates. Want to be a great manager? Your […]

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Outcomes vs. Activities: Know Your Destination Before You Pack Your Bags

If I told you all, “Meet me in the lobby tomorrow at 9 am—we’re going on a week vacation,” what is the first question everyone would ask? “OK… where are we going?” Exactly. “A week vacation” could mean anything. For me, it might mean packing a bathing suit and sunscreen. My idea of a vacation is lounging on a beach in Mexico […]

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