Make Habits, Not Rules

Guest post from Jurgen Appelo:   I recently ordered a fruit salad in Raleigh, NC. The pecans were generously sugar-coated; the croutons came fresh out of the frying pan; and … Read more

How to “Coach an Employee Out of a Job”

There is an alternative way to address an employee performance problem without having to go through a long, drawn out formal disciplinary process, and avoids the stigma of having been fired … Read more

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