About.com has a new Management expert!

I’ve recently started writing for About.com as their new Management “Guide” or expert. You may not have heard of About.com, but if you use the internet, you’ve landed on their pages … Read more

The 10 Elements of Positive Performance Management

Guest post from John Mattone: The fundamental belief underlying Positive Performance Management (PPM) is this: Leaders and their employees must strive to make performance reviews complete, honest, and timely.  As … Read more

13 Tips for Setting Performance Measures

Thanks to Ken Kuzia and Rand Gee, from Up Your Leadership, for allowing me to re-print these valuable tips for setting performance measures: Setting clear, achievable, challenging, and unwavering (as … Read more

10 Opinions on Performance Reviews

There’s been a lot of buzz the last few weeks around the topic of performance reviews. Much of it has re-surfaced as a result of a recent New York Times … Read more

A No Bull- #$%! Performance Review Process

From a reader: “A colleague of mine referred me to your website. Thanks for taking the time to share.I’m looking for some guidance on making our performance review process better. … Read more

Tough Feedback Tips

We all dread it – the feedback session to: · Address a serious behavior or performance issue · Deliver news that will be an unpleasant surprise to the recipient Tough … Read more