How to Ditch Performance Reviews

Lead Change Blog

Are annual performance reviews necessary? The post How to Ditch Performance Reviews appeared first on Lead Change. Webinars David Burkus Management Management System performance appraisal performance reviews Video WebinarA recent study shows that 90% of HR professionals don’t think performance appraisals are accurate or effective in improving productivity. If that’s the case, why do we still do them?

How to Hold an Effective Mid-Year Review in a Pandemic

Let's Grow Leaders

Who has time for mid-year reviews? After all, a great mid-year review is […]. The post How to Hold an Effective Mid-Year Review in a Pandemic appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Communication crisis communication leadership mid-year review performance appraisal

Review 259

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Call for leadership reviewers!

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Reviews [link] We’re looking for reviewers for four new books that are launching in the next month or two. Reviews Books reviews We’re very excited to be part of the launch of these books. Please read a brief synopsis of each First up is Managers as Mentors by Chip Bell and Marshall Goldsmith. Subtitled “Building Partnerships for Learning,” this book [.].

Review 237

What To Do When Receiving A Bad Review

Strategy Driven

It can be detrimental to your business if you receive negative online reviews. It is becoming more important than ever before for businesses to pay attention to what customers are saying about them on social media and online review websites due to the increasing popularity of social media.

Review 101

5 Ways Talent Development Makes Your Company Unbeatable

As an HR leader, your goal for talent development is to create an environment where everyone is motivated and supported to achieve a shared vision of success. By investing in the right software, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide!

30 Useful Performance Review Phrases

HR Digest

Performance reviews are an essential tool in giving employee feedback and determining areas of improvement and excellence. . No manager actually enjoys doing performance reviews. Added to the problem is how do you handle reviews of large departments.

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 […]. The post How Conduct a Remarkably Better Post-Mortem Review appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Career & Learning Project Management after action review post-mortem review project management

Review 142

Conduct your OWN performance Review

Career Advancement

Client Clara asks: I always get so nervous before my annual performance review. Coach Joel answers: Performance reviews can be daunting, but being proactive about the process will make it a motivating ritual that you look forward to. By conducting a review of your own performance before you meet with your boss, you’ll have thoughtful answers to all your boss’s questions. Your boss might conduct performance reviews once a year, every six months, or on a quarterly basis.

The After Action Review: A Leader’s Guide

RapidStart Leadership

How do you improve your team with an After Action Review? The After Action Review (AAR) is a deceptively simple yet powerful way to stimulate the growth and performance of any group of people. As an organizational learning tool it has been used to transform small teams and entire armies into … The After Action Review: A Leader’s Guide Read More ». The post The After Action Review: A Leader’s Guide appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Leadership Caffeine™—Rethinking Your Team’s Business Reviews and Operating Approach

Management Excellence

Art of Managing Emerging Leaders Leadership Leadership Caffeine Management Innovation Project Management The Leadership Opportunity Think Differently Business Reviews Key Performance Indicators Operating Approach Project Status Updates Quarterly Business Reviews Working Environment

Harvard Business Review Leader's Handbook

Eric Jacobson

Read the new, Harvard Business Review Leader's Handbook. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Harvard Business Review Leader's Handbook Leaders Leadership Leadership BooksNew to your leadership position?

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

Handling Negative Business Reviews

Strategy Driven

Unfortunately, when a customer has a negative experience no matter the fault, you can get hit with a negative review. Below, we will be going over some tips for handling negative reviews with the help of Cormac Reynolds from VelSEOity. Ask For Positive Reviews.

The Power of Online Reviews

Women on Business

Reader Submission online reviewsWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].

Review 158

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life (Book Review)


My Review of the Book. Books/Reviews Great Quotes Improvement & Development Leading the Self SketchnotesIkigai is the Japanese art of living.

Review 190

Full Steam Ahead! Book Review

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Resources Reviews character-based leadership engagement Growth Leadership mission purpose Self Development Teamwork values vision“…We have observed that the biggest impediment to managers becoming great leaders is the lack of a clear vision. Yet less than 10 percent of the organizations we have visited are lead by managers who have a clear sense of where they are trying to lead people.”.

Review 246

Leadership Caffeine™—Rethinking Your Team’s Business Reviews and Operating Approach

Art Petty

While I’ve not attended your business review session, I can tell you with confidence born of experience that most of these events are painful time, productivity, and morale killers. And, in this world where COVID has taught us that quarters are like centuries and the world shifts in hours and days, I increasingly find the ubiquitous quarterly business reviews anachronistic.

Great Mid Year Review Questions

Let's Grow Leaders

Mid year reviews are a like the half-time huddle of your performance Superbowl. If you’re not convinced, or need help getting started read last year’s post: How to Conduct a Meaningful Mid Year Review. Career & Learning Communication mid-year review performance appraisals provocative questions questions questions to ask your team If your company doesn’t require them, do them anyway. If your boss doesn’t have one planned for you, ask for one.

Review 170

TCTC reviews

Tony Mayo

It has been one year since I delivered the talk that became my first book, The Courage to Be in Community. I have heard from many people about the positive effect its message has made on their lives. Giving the talk and writing the book has been a true labor of love, so I am […]. For Executives

Review 123

Replacing the Performance Review

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Dr. Tim Baker There is considerable and contestable debate in blogosphere and elsewhere about the viability of the performance review. Another group thinks that with some modifications, the performance review will be fine. My latest book - The End of the Performance Review: A New Approach to Appraising Employee Performance (Palgrave Macmillan) ( ), details a new approach to appraising employee performance.

How to Make Your Performance Review Process Suck Less

Next Level Blog

This is the time of year when a lot of the leaders I work with are buckling down to write up annual performance reviews for the people on their team. This is a process that almost no one enjoys – neither the reviewer or the reviewee. Seriously, do you know anyone in any role who looks forward to an annual performance review? There are a lot of reasons why annual performance review processes usually suck. What are you trying to accomplish with the review conversation?

Book Review by Judith Barrow

In the CEO Afterlife

Book reviewer, Judith Barrow is a writer of short stories, poems, plays, and articles published throughout the British Isles. Life Uncategorized Writing Book Review Fiction Historical Fiction Historical Fiction Society novelHere is Judith’s take on The Circumstantial Enemy. . This book is based on real events that happened during World War II and it is obvious the author ha s also researched extensively. The plot reads authentically with many twists and unexpected events.

Review 100

Why Leaders Should Offer Frequent Performance Reviews?

Lead Change Blog

Because of this, it’s smart to institute regular performance appraisals, commonly known as a performance review. Leadership Development communication performance reviews team developmentPosted in Leadership Development In today’s business world, time is money. Assessing your team at multiple points throughout the year helps you and your employees maintain goals and keep open communication. The benefits of performance appraisals are tough to argue with. Conducting performance [.].

How to Help Your Boss Give You a Better Performance Review

Let's Grow Leaders

If you’re dreading your performance review, we invite you to be the leader you want your boss to be and take a bit of initiative. The post How to Help Your Boss Give You a Better Performance Review appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

A Practical Application – Performance Reviews

Joseph Lalonde

For many people, performance reviews seem like rather soulless exercises driven by organizational imperatives. Unless a leader or manager consciously sets out to make the performance review process about more than numbers, it’s not likely to help employees grow or gain greater insight into themselves and their work. At the Center for Courage & Renewal, annual reviews are similarly structured with open, honest questions that each employee receives a few weeks ahead of time.

Major Consultancy Simplifies Performance Reviews

Tony Mayo

For Executives Leadership Development Team Manager Skills Executive Leadership Leadership Leadership Skills Development Performance Reviews Everyone loves to hate performance evaluations, and with good reason: Research has shown them to be ineffective, unreliable and unsatisfactory for seemingly everyone involved. They consume way too much time, leave most workers deflated and feel increasingly out of step with reality.

How to Eliminate Performance Reviews

Leadership Freak

Traditional performance reviews are like the Easter Bunny. Distraction: Traditional performance reviews distract HR and management from more useful tasks like real human development and culture building. Culture Feedback Goals Interview Leading Managing Personal Growth Taking others higher Leadership Development Management Organizational Development performance reviews They don’t really deliver.

Why We Hate Performance Reviews and How to Improve Them

Great Leadership By Dan

Everyone hates performance reviews for three reasons that we just need to accept. Read my latest post over at Management and Leadership to find out why and how: Why We Hate Performance Reviews and How to Improve Them. annual performance review performance appraisals performance management performance reviewsHowever, there are three relatively simple fixes that can make the process a lot less painful.

Book Review of The Decision Maker by Dennis Bakke

Lead Change Blog

Career Development Change Management Leadership Coaching Book Review Decision Maker employee engagement Leadership Problem Solving Posted in Career Development Change Management Leadership Coaching Dennis W. Bakke is a CEO and an entrepreneur. He is currently the manager of Imagine Schools, a commercial charter school.

Review 261

December 2018 Leadership Development Carnival: A Year in Review

Lead Change Blog

The post December 2018 Leadership Development Carnival: A Year in Review appeared first on Lead Change. Welcome to the December Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share our leadership experts’ favorite posts from 2018 on the topics of communication, creativity/inspiration, development, engagement, productivity, and more. Communication. Randy Conley of Leading with Trust provided How to Tell Someone You Don’t Trust Them Without Destroying the Relationship.

3 Ways to Prepare for a Better Performance Review

Let's Grow Leaders

As I sat on the beach sipping my chardonnay, I vowed to never blow off preparing for a performance review again. Give it a try as you prepare for your own performance review, or share with your team to help them prepare for their meeting with you. 3 Ways to Prepare For a Better Performance Review. Nothing impresses me more than when employees come to their review with a spot-on list of what they could have done better, areas for development, and how I can help.

Major Consultancy Simplifies Performance Reviews

Tony Mayo

For Executives Leadership Development Team Manager Skills Executive Leadership Leadership Leadership Skills Development Performance ReviewsEveryone loves to hate performance evalua […].

Why Leaders Need To Stop Using Performance Reviews

Tanveer Naseer

I don’t like performance reviews. Here are three thumbnail cases against performance reviews that you should find terrifying. Argument 1: Performance reviews can put off for up to a year what needs attention now Performance reviews can be a passive-aggressive haven for managers afraid to lead in the present. You tell yourself if the individual doing wrong doesn’t figure it out by the next performance review cycle, you will deal with it then.

The Dreaded Annual Review

Coaching Tip

This is the question on everyone''s mind when supervisor and employee meet for the (dreaded) annual review. Whose review? Shouldn''t business owners and managers regard the annual review of their own performance and think of their employees as coworkers? The ideal procedure for the annual review is: 1. When it''s time for the annual review, make sure to conduct it within a week or two of the anniversary date. Separate Feedback from Performance Reviews.

Review 100

Why You Should Ditch Your Performance Reviews

Lead from Within

Every year, more and more organizations are ditching annual performance reviews. Think back over the process for annual reviews and how much time and effort they take—preparing the reviews, discussing them, writing them up, sending them through approvals. The biggest problem with annual performance reviews,however, isn’t that they’re time-consuming. Photo Credit: iStock Photo The post Why You Should Ditch Your Performance Reviews appeared first on Lolly Daskal.

Review of “The New Extraordinary Leader”

The Practical Leader

Almost 20 years ago, Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman began a two-year research project to review 360 assessments on over 20,000 leaders. The post Review of “The New Extraordinary Leader” appeared first on The Clemmer Group.

How to Get Reviews: 3 Ways to Get More Product Reviews

Strategy Driven

Does your company need reviews but you’re not sure how to get them? Product reviews are important in showing potential customers that you have a community of customers that use your products, increasing brand reliability. Make Leaving a Review as Easy as Possible.

“The Apple in the Orchard” by Sonia DiMaulo, A Book Review

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Reviews [link] The Apple in the Orchard by Sonia DiMaulo is a lovely, illustrated storybook, suitable for kids and grown-ups alike. As part of Sonia’s on-going virtual book tour, I wrote a book review on the Aleweb Social Marketing [.]. Leadership Development Reviews Apple in the Orchard Book Review

Review 237

How to Use e-Commerce Reviews to Engage Your Customers

Chart Your Course

But, it’s very important that you give them a reason more to be actively engaged and e-commerce […] The post How to Use e-Commerce Reviews to Engage Your Customers appeared first on Chart Your Course International. Customer engagement matters.

Review 130

Three Tips for Pain Free Performance Reviews

Next Level Blog

The bad news is you may also be planning to spend some of those precious hours writing up annual performance reviews for the people that report to you. If that sounds like what you’ll be doing over the next couple of weeks, I’m here with three tips to help make it at least somewhat pain free for you as you write the reviews and, more importantly, as you deliver them in the weeks to come. Organizational Development performance management Performance reviews

Book Review: “The Final Summit” by Andy Andrews

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Best of Blogs Series Leadership Development Reviews This post is reprinted from “The Conversations Around Us&# with the permission of its author, Tara Alemany. Book Review: “The Final Summit&# by Andy Andrews. Best of Blogs Series Leadership Development Reviews Andy Andrews Book Review The Final Summit The Traveler's Gift

Review 225

An Effective Business Review Meeting?

N2Growth Blog

Everywhere I go I hear complaints about Business Review Meetings. Another common complaint about Business Review Meetings is that nearly always the time gets hijacked with discussions on day-to-day operating or tactical issues, especially when we have a room full of engineers turned managers; they quickly dive down into trying to fix the problem right then. Start and end each meeting with a review of the vision and mission (One Team – One Plan – One Goal). By John R.

Review 258

The Lead Change Group: 2016 In Review

Lead Change Blog

361 days ago, I pressed “publish” to bring the first Lead Change post of 2016, the January 2016 Leadership Development Carnival , to life. In the intervening days, we have produced 269 blog posts, including 12 Leadership Development Carnivals. We have received 750 comments. Maybe you were one of the readers who commented on a post and/or shared it via social media. There have been 238,192 unique page views. The average “time on page duration” was 47 seconds.

Review 205