EXECUTIVE PROFILING THROUGH INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENTS

Leadership assessments are valuable; 360s, however, present flaws with negative impact, to individuals and organizational performance, all because they focus on the past. The core issue to identify when considering assessments is to answer the following question with sufficient clarity: What really drives individual performance? Executive profiling through individual assessments can be a valuable approach…

“RACK’M AND STACK’M”

Microsoft Kills Its Hated Stack Rankings. Does Anyone Do Employee Reviews Right? Joshua Brustein  November 13, 2013 — 11:26 AM EST Stack and forced ranking models of evaluation are not necessarily bad models of evaluation.  When evaluating these models is easy to see the pitfalls much quicker than the benefits. The article by Joshua Brustein…

Communications

  When engaging in transactional communications, where a desired outcome is required, then the importance of comprehension is paramount, particularly when everyone involved in the process stand to mutually gain value, or benefit from the desired outcome.  Focusing on the listeners needs using the following technique will enhance the communications process and assist to increasing…

Feedback Part 1

Welcome to the Business Minute for the Best Advice You Ever Had Today WE DISCUSS Feedback Part 1 Communicating is difficult enough within a culture where diversity of thought is challenging, let alone the challenge of a diversified work environment where culture and language is often at odds. Feedback is essential for comprehension and for…

PUBLIC SPEAKING – IS IT FOR YOU?

“How to Master Public Speaking” Much has been written on the subject of public speaking by many capable writers and authors. Mr. Maurice DeCastro has an excellent exposition worth reading and studying for anyone seeking to mastering the skill, “THE 20 HABITS OF TRULY BRILLIANT PRESENTERS” http://mindfulpresenter.com/ MS Lydia Bailey recently helped create an interesting…