4 reasons to rethink goal-setting

  • October 04, 2018

Is this trope of workplace and leadership culture always a good thing? Let's play devil's advocate and dig into its possible downsides.

Easily talk about your performance

  • July 23, 2018

If you are interviewing for a promotion at work or preparing your self-evaluation for an upcoming performance review, you may need to answer behavioral interview...

Actually enjoy working toward a goal

  • July 18, 2018

Achieving a goal is a personal win, and many people reach their goals by concentrating on the desired outcome until it’s achieved. However, if you’re too focused on...

Nail employees’ midyear check-ins

  • July 12, 2018

Now is the perfect time to sit down with employees, assess how far they’ve come—and determine how far they still need to go.

Cash is still king for performance incentives

  • July 02, 2018

Short-term, cash incentives continue to dominate the incentive-pay landscape among American employers, according to new research released last month by the WorldatWork...

Why you need real-time feedback

  • June 07, 2018

Make it a priority to ask for feedback as you go throughout your day. Just make sure you choose the right people to evaluate you.

Are you good at offering feedback?

  • April 26, 2018

If you lead in any capacity, providing employees feedback is one of your most important jobs. But are you actually good at it?

4 ways to utilize feedback

  • April 19, 2018

Marjorie M. Mauldin, president of Denver-based Executive Forum and the author of Feedback Revolution, shares these tips on what to do when you’re given the straight...

When an appraisal is long overdue

  • April 17, 2018

If you haven’t found the time in a long while to review your people’s performance, should you just forget about it? Not at all, but as you embark on long-overdue...

Individual development plans: A trap?

  • April 02, 2018

Many organizations around the world use development plans to document their employees' development goals by itemizing the skills they need to improve and the learning...