Archive for October, 2010

Losing Your Best Players

October 25, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Working with a client this week, I came across one of those situations where a manager’s emotions can get confused. I recall a training video where the manager concerned feels that if he develops his people enough, then they might be good enough to, well, get promoted and then they would leave him. And his […]

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Building on Strengths

October 11, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

Most performance management systems for in larger corporates (and many smaller ones nowadays) these days focus on improving individual outputs. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. The goal seems to be to up the average returns that each employee makes and inevitably this often has a focus on making areas of underperformance better. Not much […]

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Keeping Sane – Influencing What You Can

October 8, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Life is busy. We have many things on our plate – too many most of us would say. And at times it can seem overwhelming. So often there are issues we face that challenge us, often many times a day – and frequently shift our perspective, making what are relatively trivial issues magnified, such that […]

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