How to Get an A+ on Your Performance Management Program?

If you were always a straight-A student, you probably looked forward to receiving every report card. Some of us, on the other hand, were easily distracted by boys or baseball or hairstyles or Hendrix. We did well in some subjects but struggled through others, and so we dreaded report card time. Our palms got sweaty … Continue reading “How to Get an A+ on Your Performance Management Program?”

Want to Have A Big Impact During Organizational Change? Focus on Leader Communication

Any organizational change inspires questions—lots of questions: Will we change our structure? Who will I report to? Will I still have a job? How does this impact me? Questions are powerful because they’re the way employees learn about change. The answers they get will start the process of building knowledge and commitment. Enter leaders. They … Continue reading “Want to Have A Big Impact During Organizational Change? Focus on Leader Communication”

5 Skills You Need to be The Best Employee Focus Group Moderator

If you’re preparing to moderate an employee focus group, you have a big job ahead to ensure everyone participates and the research objectives are met. To facilitate an engaging and fruitful session, you’ll need to: Make participants feel comfortable speaking up Set the tone for the discussion Keep the conversation on track Listen carefully to … Continue reading “5 Skills You Need to be The Best Employee Focus Group Moderator”