Performance Management Blog

Tips for Enhancing the Performance of Hybrid Teams

This blog focuses on leadership practices that we’ve found are key for enhancing the performance of hybrid teams. 1. Make sure expectations and priorities are clear It is easy for expectations and priorities to get jumbled in the world of hybrid work. People hear different things from different team members. New work comes in each …

Eight Habits of Highly Effective Leaders

Leaders need a combination of hard and soft skills to be effective. Hard skills relate to your technical understanding of your field and your ability to make sound decisions related to the work you do. Soft skills relate to your effective leadership of people and making sound decisions about how best to lead them. Developing …

How to Measure Performance

Real trust can only grow when people know how the organization’s performance will be judged. In my experience, people align themselves around whatever is being measured like particles of iron around a magnet.

Aligning Performance and Compensation

One of the most important things that a manager does is align performance and compensation. Often times it helps to bring in an outside expert. A consultant can look at a company’s performance objectively and design specific measurable goals that will help motivate stronger performance. A consultant can help determine the stretch objectives (for which …

Creating a Balanced Performance Scorecard

I work with a lot of Boards of Directors for public agencies, corporations, nonprofits. Typically, my focus is on helping these Board develop a high-level performance scorecard that the Board can rely on for measuring the organization’s performance. This, in turn, will accelerate the organization to attain higher levels of performance. The important thing about …