The stated purpose of most surveys, whether it’s a question a day or several questions posed every month, is to gauge employee satisfaction and engagement. As CEB Global, a Gartner Company, points out, it’s easy to lose sight of an important fact. when designing surveys.
Have you ever worked for a manager who pitted employees against each other by assigning the same project to them? This behavior is a sign of a toxic work environment.
A new method of providing employee feedback, Radical Candor, is gaining acceptance. Could it be right for your company?
Doing a poor job on an assignment falls into the category of ‘substandard work performance,’ Joseph Reed, Ph.D. explains. If you fail to address the issue right away, this employee could drift further away from the quality standards you expect.
On occasion, you’ll be lucky enough to hire a rock star employee. You know the one I’m talking about. She’s willing to keep working on a problem until she solves it.
I always ask sales managers how they allocate their coaching time. Most tell me they spend it two ways:
Change or die. This is the mantra of many businesses facing disintermediation in the marketplace. To tap into innovative ideas and move into new lines of business, you may need to change your leadership style.
Are meetings taking over your life, and maybe the lives of your team members as well? As a leader, it’s worth asking how so many meetings managed to sneak onto your calendar and whether you can do anything about it.
Are your sales managers spending enough time on coaching? That’s one of the key questions Sales Readiness Group and SellingPower analysts sought to answer in their just-released 2017 High-Impact Sales Management survey.