If you have a team of stars, it’s likely you spend an inordinate amount of time with your difficult employee and, in the process, ignore your high performers. Keeping tabs on an employee who [...]
Consistently weak performers drain your time, poison company culture, and demotivate strong players. Don’t neglect top talent. They need—and deserve—just as much time and attention as employees [...]
At the pace of today’s communication, we probably couldn’t survive without shortcuts in the way we characterize feelings and situations. It doesn’t take much for those shortcuts to turn into [...]
This advice is attributed to Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric, described as one of the greatest business leaders and innovators of all time. It suggests that business [...]
Maybe you know this story: A BV practice brings in a seasoned, technically sound lateral hire to ultimately replace someone now in a leadership role and a year later decides “it’s not working [...]
A recent Deloitte survey found that 48 percent of U.S. workers plan to look for a new job once the economy improves. Why? One reason could be that 50 percent of workers no longer trust their [...]
Most practices have them. Talent who habitually punch above their weight. Maybe you have several. Maybe only a handful.
If you think your practice has already been hurt by the downturn, imagine what would happen if you lost your best talent. Just because layoffs have expanded the universe of available BV [...]