How a Solid Performance Review Can Retain Top Performers

Posted by Susan Green on Sep 28, 2016 8:58:49 AM

So, let's start with: What Do Your High Potentials Expect from You?

1. To be part of the company vision, mission, and goals

2. To receive continuous and meaningful feedback

3. To be challenged

4. To be rewarded for great work

5. To understand their options for growth and promotion

Well, doesn’t every employee want this from their employer? Over the past few years, some companies have decided to totally forego performance reviews. So, how do companies gather this data into one platform to accomplish the 5 expectations of high performers?

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Topics: performance coaching, performance management system, retention

Why is Everyone Out of Sync

Posted by Susan Green on Aug 30, 2016 11:49:51 AM

When Business Scales and Culture Doesn’t

How did we get to this point? What happened to the days when we knew everyone in the office and could reach over our cubicles to talk about our kids, a customer call, or to share a joke we just heard. We knew our owners personally. They actually hired us. We knew their kids; went to office get-togethers at their houses; and spent very Friday afternoon on the golf course, even if we didn’t know how to play. We were tight!

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Topics: productivity and employee engagement, performance management, performance coaching

Why is Everyone Angry?

Posted by Susan Green on Aug 23, 2016 11:16:53 AM

8 Things Business Can Do to Calm the Storm

Yes, there is a storm at work! Personalities that morph into lightning, heavy rain, tornados, and even drought, can turn your workplace into a combat zone. As employers, we know that our employees are multi-faceted. And we understand that all personalities don’t always get along.

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Topics: employee feeback, managing employees, performance coaching

Why is Everyone Slacking?

Posted by Susan Green on Aug 16, 2016 11:35:21 AM

How to Take Your Employees from Bad Eggs to Golden Eggs 

First, let’s talk about the employment process. You did your due diligence. You reviewed more than one hundred resumes. Out of those, the top 10 were prescreened; and out of those the top 5 were interviewed. And it was then narrowed down to two. You did the reference checks, talked to the applicant’s former managers; and did the required background check. This guy walks on water!


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Topics: performance management, performance coaching, managing employees

How a Solid Performance Review Can Retain Top Performers

Posted by Susan Green on Mar 15, 2016 2:30:00 AM

So, let's start with: What Do Your High Potentials Expect from You?

1. To be part of the company vision, mission, and goals

2. To receive continuous and meaningful feedback

3. To be challenged

4. To be rewarded for great work

5. To understand their options for growth and promotion

Well, doesn’t every employee want this from their employer? Over the past few years, some companies have decided to totally forego performance reviews. So, how do companies gather this data into one platform to accomplish the 5 expectations of high performers?

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Topics: performance coaching

3 Reasons to Ditch Performance Appraisals for Performance Coaching

Posted by Ravee Ramamoothie on Feb 18, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Is your company is still using formal appraisals? If so, ditch them right now and start coaching.

The term "performance appraisal" in and of itself is enough to make many employees squirm. If you're still using them to assess employee performance, it's high time to swap them for a better method - one that will actually motivate productivity and inspire growth. It's time to incorporate coaching into your performance management strategy. Here are three reasons to stop what you're doing and begin making the move to coaching right now. 

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Topics: performance management, performance coaching, performance appraisal

Keep High Potential Employees with 5 Performance Coaching Questions

Posted by Susan Green on Feb 16, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Deloitte describes high potential employees as "one who has been identified as having the potential, ability, and aspiration to hold suffessive leadership positions in an organization."

Understand the probing questions that can spark coaching opportunities at any time; and stop waiting for the annual employee review to hear what your high potentials have to say.

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Topics: performance coaching

Coaching Managers Through the Performance Review Process - Part 2

Posted by Susan Green on Feb 11, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Achieve greater results from your performance review process by implementing one-on-one coaching with your managers.

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Topics: performance management, performance coaching

Coaching Managers Through the Performance Review Process - Part 1

Posted by Susan Green on Feb 9, 2016 6:00:00 AM

When it comes to performance management, how can we improve the coaching component?

In this two-part blog series, we’ll look at how to help support your organization through performance management strategies that work both for the organization and the employees. In part one, we look at performance reviews and the value of training. We’ll see that, when they’re done correctly, they can improve manager effectiveness, employee engagement and overall productivity.

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Topics: performance management, performance coaching

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