Old School Motivation Strategies To Rekindle This Year

Old school motivation strategies can and do work when it comes to motivating a team; even in our cynical world. Who hasn’t felt ‘motivated’ and ‘on top of the world’ and consequently experienced that burst of energy which has enabled you to do more? I know I have, and more than once. I thought it [...]

Old School Motivation Strategies To Rekindle This Year2019-03-06T12:05:55+00:00

6 Ways To Manage Under Performance

Over recent months we have explored the topic of underperformance from several angles such as, are we really looking at underperformance or an attitude issue?, as well as knowing how to spot the early signs of underperformance. The question is when you know you are dealing with underperformance and not attitude, and you have observed [...]

6 Ways To Manage Under Performance2018-04-01T22:03:18+00:00

Why Talented Employees Leave Organisations

I am sure that as a business leader you are fully aware that we are in the grip of a global skills shortage. If in doubt have a quick look at this comprehensive post from the Telegraph.  Whilst scaling and bringing onboard new members to your team is one challenge, stopping the ‘brain drain’ from your organisation is a whole separate issue now [...]

Why Talented Employees Leave Organisations2018-04-01T22:03:19+00:00

Underperformance: 5 Early Warning Signs It’s Happening In Your Team

Managing underperformance is a part of the management process that not all managers enjoy!  While many grasp the nettle and tackle the issue before it becomes bigger, others avoid it for as long as they can and sometimes until it becomes a significant and time-consuming problem. There is also a third scenario, and that is when a poor performer goes unnoticed for too long. This [...]

Underperformance: 5 Early Warning Signs It’s Happening In Your Team2018-04-01T22:03:20+00:00

7 Strategies To Keep Top Performers Motivated Part 1

Did you know that a high performer can deliver 400 % more productivity than the average performer? No, me neither, I knew it was significantly higher, and this figure astounds me. It does makes me wonder how much in the day to day busy life of senior leaders and managers focus on managing and keeping top performers motivated?  A few years [...]

7 Strategies To Keep Top Performers Motivated Part 12018-04-01T22:03:20+00:00

Does Performance Management Still Have a Place In Today’s Workplace?

“Performance Management isn’t dead. The old way of thinking about it is.” Anita Bowness   You will no doubt have heard about the discussions on the value and relevance of performance management with many global companies such as Coloron, GE, Accenture, Deloitte and Google announcing that they are moving away from their traditional performance management systems. Now, this is where it [...]

Does Performance Management Still Have a Place In Today’s Workplace?2018-04-01T22:03:20+00:00