5 Myths about Giving Praise

When I first started out in the corporate training business, I was responsible for training new managers and supervisors. We had a mandatory three week program that covered all the … Read more

A Performance Management Model

As a follow-up to the recent post and comments “Are You Managing or Just Nagging?”, here’s everything you need to facilitate a robust dialog on performance management, with lots of room for … Read more

Sharing Your Expectations

I’m sure most Great Leadership leaders have been though management 101 classes, read books or blogs, and have heard about the importance of setting expectations. We’ve all heard about SMART goals, … Read more

Real Leaders Fire Underperformers

Here’s a cheerful message for the holiday season: Leaders, when’s the last time you axed an underperforming manager? Never? Really? Then you’re not leading. Does this sound a little harsh? … Read more