Tag: Performance Management

4 Positive Ways to Develop Your Performance Management

May 10, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Managing performance is one of the necessary evils of management. To get the best from your team is vital and when you lead a team, ensuring each and every one of them delivers their best work must be your primary goal. Whilst the very thought of performance management can strike fear and dread into the […]

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Family Business – Building a Performance Based Culture

April 29, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

At the start of a family business, one or two members of the family create a new entity that they own and is their baby, from top to bottom. In most cases – at this stage – the success or failure of the enterprise depends on how much money is in the bank at the […]

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5 Simple Steps to Deal With Poor Employee Performance

April 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Managing poor employee performance in one of the biggest challenges for any manager. And there are simple ways to make it much easier, and be a lot less demanding on your time. For managers, the performance of every employee is vital, because in today’s tough business environments, there is simply no room for passengers any […]

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Personal PR – How To Fly Your Own Flag

March 2, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

On many occasions of any career, there are times where it’s vital to represent yourself fully. To make the best publicity you can for ‘yours sincerely’. And there are easy tactics you can use… Whether you are applying for a promotion in your existing organization; looking for a new job altogether; or simply experiencing a […]

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Poor Management? This is Not a Solution!

January 11, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Happy New Year! OK, so after the hectic period of Christmas and New Year, I sort of forgot my usual Sunday evening activity of writing my newsletter. I knew it this morning and so I thought that I’d do it later on. As it happens, this was fortuitous, because there was a phone-in on Radio […]

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Goals – Bring ‘Em On

December 13, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

For many managers, career development is about putting the hours in, developing performance and skills and then moving up the ladder when the opportunity comes along. The next rung to climb may, depending on the organization (and how organized they are) be structured to bring the best out of the potential that manager seems to […]

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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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Five Unexpected Benefits of Performance Management

February 2, 2010 | By

Managing performance can be a challenge, especially where you have an organizational process to fulfil. Outside the more obvious reasons for using such a process, there are more to go for, which will help managers realize why it is a useful tool to embrace fully. Apart from the individual benefits for each one of your […]

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The Power of Positive Feedback

November 8, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

When I’m working with managers, I often ask them what they feel when they hear these words from their boss. “Would you like some feedback?” To be frank, their answer, like mine when I was a manager, would usually prefer to be ‘No, thanks!’, yet we always say, rather hesitatingly, ‘Yes, please!’ and wait for […]

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Patience or Impatience – What’s It To Be?

August 25, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

There’s a time for every manager to make a firm decision. Good people management will always suggest that you encourage and support your employees to be of their best. Yet there is the moment that you make the decision, that it’s time to make the point when performance slips. When is your tipping point, where […]

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