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Reward and Recognition Pathways and Pitfalls

Discover the Reward and Recognition approaches that can help you to avoid the pitfalls and pave your organization's pathway to success.

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Reflection and Renewal

A great fictional story, illustrating a major problem we encounter again and again in our work with individuals, teams, and organizations trying to move to higher levels of performance. It's the problem of balancing the speed and pace of daily life or operations, with periodically stepping back to make sure we're heading in the right direction.

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Pathways and Pitfalls to Setting Organizational Goals and Priorities

Discover the Setting Organizational Goals and Priorities approaches that can help you to avoid the pitfalls and pave your organization's pathway to success.

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Pathways and Pitfalls to Living Organizational Values

Core values are critical to effectively leading people. Discover the Living Organizational Values approaches that can help you to avoid the pitfalls and pave your pathway to success.

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Organizational Measurement and Feedback Pathways and Pitfalls (Part Two)

Measurement is an essential and very important tool for transforming and improving organization effectiveness. Discover the Organizational Measurement and Feedback approaches that can help you to avoid the pitfalls and pave your organization's pathway to success.

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Organizational Measurement and Feedback Pathways and Pitfalls (Part One)

Measurement is an essential and very important tool for transforming and improving organization effectiveness. Discover the Organizational Measurement and Feedback approaches that can help you to avoid the pitfalls and pave your organization's pathway to success.

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Measurement Traps

Measure from the outside in to effectively focus, measure, problem solve and improve your organization.

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Measurement and Feedback are Vital to Improvement

Feedback is central to learning. Faulty feedback is one of the biggest contributors to organization, team, and personal learning disabilities. If we don't know how we are doing, we can't improve.

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Leadership Competency Models: Why Many Are Failing and How to Make Them Flourish

Used effectively, leadership competency models become a roadmap to dramatically higher leadership effectiveness. Six reasons they fail, and five keys to flourish.

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Leaders Have Great Expectations

Consistently held expectations become self-fulfilling prophecies. Leaders see people as they could be – as eagles in training.

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Leaders Handle Performance Problems

Leaders know that poor performance is like a highly contagious disease. The longer it goes unchecked, the more everyone suffers.

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Keep it Simple

Focus on three or four defined strategic imperatives, then execute and measure results.

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A Coach’s Playbook for Leaders

Effective managers bring out the best in their people.

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Pathways to Performance: A Guide to Transforming Yourself, Your Team, and Your Organization

Pathways to Performance: A Guide to Transforming Yourself, Your Team, and Your Organization

Managers keep searching for the sure-fire change and improvement path. But following the trendy and popular routes often lead them over a cliff or into dead-end canyons. Cutting through the buzzwords and theories, comes Pathways to Performance — a guide to help you, your team, and your organization blaze your own successful way to high performance.

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Complimentary Webinar: FEEDBACK – You Need it, Your Employees Want to Hear it!

We are often asked, “What is the one thing a person ought to do to be a better leader and have a more successful career?” While it is difficult to narrow down the list to just one thing, there is one that seems to surface over and over again in Zenger Folkman’s research. That one […]

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Coaching Matters: Five Steps, Webinars, Symposium, and Briefing

Having someone fix our turned up collar or point out we have a piece of spinach in our teeth before a big presentation can be very helpful. The tone and intention of this feedback makes us feel supported and thankful or belittled and resentful. Giving difficult feedback is a critical coaching skill. As reported in […]

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Here’s the Feedback on Getting and Giving Feedback

In “Assess Your Effectiveness at Getting and Giving Feedback” I summarized Zenger Folkman’s recent research on the power of feedback. Leaders ranked in the top and bottom 10% on asking for and giving feedback were also rated the highest or lowest in leadership effectiveness and engagement levels. The post had a link to Zenger Folkman’s […]

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Strengths-Based Development for Parenting and Education

An 11 Keys to Building Extraordinary Leaders and Coaches webinar participant e-mailed me with this observation and question: “It’s amazing that for so long our organization has been concentrating on improving employee weaknesses and seemed to forget about helping them achieve greatness by focusing on what they are good at. I assume I can use […]

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Changing Forms Doesn’t Create Strengths-Based Performance Appraisals

As with my webinar earlier this month, 11 Keys to Building Extraordinary Leaders and Coaches (now archived and available for viewing), when presented with the overwhelming research, reflecting on their own experiences with good and bad leaders, and thinking about what motivates them to stick with an improvement plan, most audience members experience a sharp […]

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Most Performance Appraisals like Being Poked in the Eye with a Stick

In 1998, Martin Seligman, Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, was elected President of the American Psychological Association by a landslide. This set him casting about for a central theme for his time in this key leadership role. A few weeks later — still puzzling over a theme — he was weeding in […]

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