Few things are more frustrating than delegating work and watching it get done differently from how you’d asked.
In fact, it’s not only frustrating for you — it can be frustrating (and defeating) for the person you’ve delegated to as well. No one likes missing the mark, or having their work fall short of the results that were hoped for.
How is your company at giving on-going, effective feedback? Are your business leaders giving it as much as their employees would like (which, according to research, is often!)? Or are they mostly avoiding it?
Feedback is one of those areas that many business leaders have a love-hate relationship with. When the feedback they need to give is good, feedback feels…read more
Year after year, HR leaders often list recruiting and retaining talent as their biggest challenge.
While there are many variables to recruitment and retention that are out of our control, we can make bringing new leaders into an organization less challenging if we’re vigilant in perfecting the parts we can control.
One of those parts is making sure our “onboarding” or…read more
It’s common knowledge that well-being initiatives are an integral (and expected) part of working for a good company.
Those fitness memberships, massages, and flexible working arrangements not only benefit the employee, but the organization, too – because when employees feel content and supported, they have a much greater tendency to engage deeper with their work and produce better results.
But while…read more
Congratulations – you’ve finally found and hired (or promoted!) the perfect person to fill an open position in your organization.
All of the time and resources spent searching, interviewing, and selecting the right candidate are behind you and now it’s time to get them up to speed as quickly as possible so they can be the success you know they…read more
Take a look on any employee bookshelf around your office, and you’re bound to notice a significant number of dusty training binders.
To many, they look like binders in need of a good clean, but to HR…they represent L&D dollars spent – with little to show for it.
Now, we know…those binders were placed there with full intention of being used….read more
John is a mid-level manager. While overall he likes the fact that he’s recognized by his company and continues to get more responsibility, he spends a significant amount of time feeling uncertain at work, never truly knowing if he’s getting things right.
John was very successful at the process-oriented work he did before being…read more