Flipping the Traditional 360 Assessment

Posted on January 22, 2016 by | Leave a comment

As with every assessment, the success of a traditional 360-degree feedback review relies heavily on its design and implementation. Despite the areas in which this type of assessment might be useful, the 360-degree feedback, like every type of assessment, has its built-in flaws and biases. By virtue ... read more

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What To Do After Your Employee Engagement Survey

Posted on January 2, 2016 by | Leave a comment

A lot of people have never even heard of an employee engagement survey and now it’s your turn to conduct one! After you’ve received your results, you may be staring at the paper wondering how to take it from here. Thankfully, we may be able to point you in the right direction. What is the pur... read more

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Take Charge of Your Career – Invest in You!

Posted on December 12, 2015 by | Leave a comment

You work hard and begin your career. You secure a job with a firm and you begin to use all the skills you have acquired. You are impressive and the boss considers you a good investment. That is how he began; he knew who to invest in and who would turn a profit for him and grow his business. That is ... read more

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Five Reasons to Complete a 360 Leadership Self-Assessment

Posted on December 5, 2015 by | Leave a comment

Perhaps you are asking yourself, “Why should I complete a leadership self-assessment; what can it do for me?” Let’s back up for a moment and consider the following scenario. You are a motivated individual who puts tremendous effort into your work and takes every opportunity to enhance your kno... read more

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Top Reasons Why Employees Quit Their Boss

Posted on November 24, 2015 by | Leave a comment

Let’s consider a scenario that happens often in today’s workplace. A highly qualified job candidate is hired for a position. With adequate industry experience and/or solid academic background, the employee has already accumulated a certain level of expertise in a given line of work. The person i... read more

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Eleven Rules of Super Valuable Employees

Posted on November 6, 2015 by | Leave a comment

Karen had been counting the days to her Hawaiian vacation. She worked hard at her job and deserved the time off. Little did she know that while she was laying on the beach, her boss and co-workers were counting the days until her return. In the few short years Karen had worked there she had become s... read more

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The Top 10 Ways to Sink Your (Leader) Ship

Posted on October 21, 2015 by | Leave a comment

Let’s cut to the chase. The integral elements of a business are its staff, resources, processes, and output (products/services). At the helm of it all is leadership. Leadership is both a category of titles with particular responsibilities (i.e. executives) and a personal/professional trait—a min... read more

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Ten Tenets of Effective Leadership

Posted on October 8, 2015 by | Leave a comment

Being an effective leader goes beyond the outdated paradigm of, “I’m the boss; do what I say.” A successful leader of any organization must learn how to break with tradition and take forward action in order to make a positive difference in the organization.  Vision and Strategy A leader... read more

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Preparing for the 360-Degree Feedback Review

Posted on September 12, 2015 by | Leave a comment

It’s time for your annual employee performance review. As a motivated and forward-looking employee, you anticipate this engagement as an opportunity to accelerate your professional growth. Looking at it from a positive light, a performance review represents another milestone in which your cumulati... read more

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Reinventing the 360 Review Process

Posted on September 1, 2015 by | Leave a comment

The annual 360 performance review should be a happy milestone in an employee’s year.  An employee and their manager or supervisor come together and talk about what went well for the employee and what didn’t go so right.  This information, however, comes courtesy of some randomly selected inter... read more

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