“The best way to treat obstacles is to use them as stepping-stones. Laugh at them, tread on them and let them lead you to something better.”
The Good News is… you have choices in how to address the situation of an unsatisfactory performance!Read More
Did you check which category the unsatisfactory performer in your team/area might belong to?
So, let’s take a closer look now.
You might remember that last week we looked at the choices a manager has in how s/he deals with a case of unsatisfactory performance and we suggested three.Read More
Serious and important as it is to address situations like this, the effort or pain involved in doing so prevents us from doing what we should do.Read More
This month we want to open up the dialogue of how this challenge is affecting the broader Organisation and not just the few “poor” performers.Read More
‘Don’t rock the boat’ would seem sound advice but not in all circumstances. It depends on where the boat is headed. Rocking the boat is not easy in organizations for lots of reasons. Even leaving aside the fear of the consequences from rocking the boat, there are enormous pressures on us to conform. Be alert. Be aware. But, above all, be cautious around expecting and rewarding loyalty. You are probably encouraging compliance and preserving some status quo that might need to be questioned.Read More
All kinds of ruses and approaches are used to get people to work and want to work. Thousands of...Read More