Managing Performance

Tips & advice to help you improve your performance

 

Dealing With Poor Performance And Poor Performers

A poor-performing employee can bring the whole department’s morale down. Not only do they affect their own performance and the quality of results obtained, they also cause you more headaches than is necessary. And, as you have employed them to do a specific job, your…

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How To Get People Out Of A Rut

Jeff Gitomer has a great saying that makes a valid point. He talks of team members performing at three different levels. (more…)

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How and Why Feedback Can Help You Improve

How often do you proactively initiate feedback from your team members? I don’t mean the ad-hoc, daily discussions that are necessary for getting work done; I’m referring to the type of feedback that gives you direction, vision and strategic information to help you run your department…

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Helping Staff With Their Personal Problems

If you are an empathetic and thoughtful manager, chances are that at times your staff will approach you with their personal problems that might be affecting their work, or home life, or both. Here are some ideas to help you in these sometimes awkward situations;…

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How To Manage Performance During Downsizing

Have you been affected by downsizing in your organisation during the economic downturn? The after-effects of downsizing in a company can last for years, as you try to encourage the people who stay to commit their loyalty to the future benefit of the business. But…

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Effectively Managing Performance

Being able to effectively manage the performance of your employees or team members rests largely in part on your ability to communicate effectively. Your team members need to know exactly how they will be judged so that they can set an individual goal based on…

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Poor Managers

We train thousands of managers each year and every now and again we come across the “know all” I am sure you know the type! Those managers who reckon they do not need any training, that “you can’t teach me anything” (more…)

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