Manage Smarter 40: Bullying, White Flags and Performance Reviews

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Wally Hauck, PhD., CSP helps leaders to STOP managing people and START creating an environment of Self-Management. Self-Management unleashes the genius of every employee and leads to higher engagement. He is the author of the books "Stop the Leadership Malpractice: How to Replace the Typical Performance Appraisal" and "The Art of Leadership: 3 Principles for Predictable Performance Improvement."

In this episode, Audrey, Lee and Wally discuss:

  • Why performance appraisals=leadership malpractice
  • Shifting performance appraisals to quality interactions
  • How managers can short-circuit bullies
  • The “White Flag” method  


"You are allowing the bully to continue. Why? Because he's getting results somewhere else?"

Wally Hauck


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C. Lee Smith

C. Lee Smith

CEO and Founder at SalesFuel
C. Lee Smith is the President/CEO of SalesFuel — a firm he founded in 1989. He was named one of the 14 Leading Sales Consultants by Selling Power magazine in 2018. Lee is the creator of the AdMall® and SalesFuel COACH™ SaaS platforms. He is also a Gitomer Certified Advisor, expert on the Sales Experts Channel and a C‑Suite Network Advisor.
C. Lee Smith


@SalesFuel CEO C. Lee Smith. Speaker, entrepreneur, sales and employee toxicity expert, leadership and management consultant. Co-host, Manage Smarter podcast.
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