Category Archives: Employee Performance

     For those of you that are linked up with me on LinkedIn or like the Belief System Institute on Facebook, you know, I am a big fan of Daniel Goleman’s body of work on emotional intelligence (EQ) . … Continue reading

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Finding the right people for the right jobs can be challenging.  It’s a whole lot less arduous using benchmarking tools and Top Grading tools…so let’s assume you’ve got your new “star” employee on the rolls…now what? Best practice onboarding can make the … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving… May you and your family enjoy great joy this week!                                Join us for an evening with Glenn Carver sponsored by the Health Forward … Continue reading

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The “how to” for any leadership skill will not work without dealing with the things that get in the way!  So what gets in the way? For most every leadership skill, the “how to” is a short list of simple … Continue reading

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Happy workers perform better! Or do they? Doesn’t it all depend? There is the employee who is an independent, goal-oriented, hard-working self-starter who finds happiness at work when given challenging assignments, left alone to accomplish them, and rewarded based on … Continue reading

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Leaders who strive for perfection deny top performance. Here’s why. The leader sets unrealistic expectations for others, so they fail. When they fail the manager heaps criticism onto them. The leader is sensitive to the need for perfection, and insensitive … Continue reading

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courtesy of Delightful and Delovely ENJOY INDEPENDENCE DAY 2013 WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS! Martha Forlines and Thad Green

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At their best, leaders who are a “people-person” are persuasive, they are motivators, they inspire employees to follow, to work hard, and do a good job. The people-person likes people and wants to be liked, but taken too far the … Continue reading

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What motivates high performers? Beating last month’s goals, helping the team be successful, getting recognized for achievements in person, learning new skills, facing new challenges, overcoming adversity, creating a solution to a big problem. We could go on, but you … Continue reading

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Everybody is getting the same pay raise because: 1. Everybody did a great job last year. 2. Everybody deserves a raise. 3. Everybody worked hard. 4. With so little money, it doesn’t really matter what I do. 5. With so … Continue reading

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