Leadership Tip of the Month: Systematically Evaluating Alternatives

To make a complex decision, ask questions to determine where you are now – and the best path to follow. Customize and expand upon questions like these to systematically weigh your options: 1) Who must weigh in? What are their perspectives, issues, pain points and motivations? 2) What are the limiting factors (e.g., time, money, […]

Grow Your Own Superstars: Get MORE From Middle Performers

Average employees comprise 60 percent of the workforce. With these strategies, you can tap the potential of middle performers — and dramatically improve your organization’s performance: Stop and think for a moment about the employees who receive the most attention from you. If you’re like most leaders, two groups come to mind: Your highest performers […]