Performance Reviews – 5 Hints to Smooth Sailing

  Here’s the problem: Performance reviews, while meant to be an evaluation tool to improve efficiency, tend to do the opposite. They are time consuming, at times heated or frustrating and often do not accomplish what they are meant to. So what can you do as a manager to change the pattern and conduct reviews that improve not only efficiency, …

Workplace Bullies and How to Deal With Them

Times are a-changing. And rather than being a mere hindrance to running a successful business, unaddressed workplace bullying can be a real detriment to the entire team, pulling down morale and generally leaching negativity into the mix, not to mention the possibility of being a cause of litigation. “Workplace bullying refers to any repeated, intentional behavior directed at an employee …

The Next Great Wave of Innovation – Succeeding Through Turmoil

How do you see change – as a threat or an opportunity? Our industries, our society and even our planet are in a state of flux as we struggle to come to terms with turbulent economies, dwindling resources and a changing climate.