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5 Ways to Prepare to Work with a Mentor

By |2015-11-24T14:06:05+00:00November 24th, 2015|mentorship, performance management|

Congratulations! You have found a mentor who is willing to work with you! You thought finding the mentor was the hard part, but really, the hard work begins now. Some people think that the mentor is responsible for setting up the meetings, having an agenda, and do all the heavy lifting. This is not the [...]

Giving Feedback Isn’t As Hard As You Think

By |2018-12-11T04:11:32+00:00October 6th, 2015|human resources, performance management, team building|

To be effective managers, we need to manage our employees and their performance. One of the most powerful ways to guide and coach our team members is by providing feedback. Yet providing feedback seems so hard to do. We often want to avoid pain, either our pain in facing the issue or the possible pain [...]

How to Make People Accountable

By |2018-12-11T04:11:32+00:00May 9th, 2015|accountability, human resources, performance management, team building|

In an ideal world, you have hired motivated, self-directed people who will actually punish themselves more than you ever could for not meeting objectives. Those are the people who get a performance management review that has a dozen or more glowing comments and all they remember is the one ‘needs improvement’. However, in the real [...]