How Conduct a Remarkably Better Post-Mortem Review

Let's Grow Leaders

Ditch the Post-Mortem and Hold a Post-Project Celebration If you’re like most managers we talk with, you know the importance of post-mortem reviews. But unless your project ends in disaster, it’s easy to skip the review and move on to the next […].

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Tony Mayo

He fires his most loyal employee, derails the career of his only friend, and nearly destroys his young marriage before transforming from chilly corporate collaborator to empathetic executive coach. Tony Mayo Executive Coach.

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When we reach (or beat) our goals, do we conduct a robust ‘after action review’ to get to the bottom of what went right? Books/Reviews Guest Posts at QAspire Managing Career Self Growth career Guest Post Leadership

28 Leadership Development Recommendations for your Individual Development Plan

Great Leadership By Dan

Do employees feel that their boss honors their career aspirations, building needed skills that serve their organization now and in the future? Do employees speak up, challenging the leader''s plans, decisions, and actions if they see a gap? Regular review and after-action review.

Bring in Outside Experts to Mentor Your Team

Harvard Business Review

A practical framework for mentoring is based on the career stages work of Gene Dalton and Paul Thompson, former professors at HBS. But it’s not only their career stage that makes agile talent potentially excellent mentors. These experiences were some of the most valuable of my career. More-formal methods, such as after-action reviews, are useful too. Organizations depend increasingly on independent, temporary workers, even for mission-critical work.

3 Ways to Take Action in the Face of Uncertainty

Harvard Business Review

During his military career, Petraeus stressed the importance of the “strategic corporal,” the young leader whose tactical actions could have strategic consequences, advancing or undermining an overall campaign.