6 Ways to Foster a Culture of Learning in the New Year
As we get ready to ring in the New Year, it's that time of year when we also start thinking about what resolutions we want to tackle. For many, professional growth and development top the list. The start of a new year is also a great time for learning leaders to reassess what they can do to help encourage and facilitate a culture of continuous learning within their organizations.
8 Steps for Effective Succession Planning
All businesses lose good people. Whether it's for personal or professional reasons, planned on unplanned, losing talented employees can leave a large gap in any organization. Filling critical vacancies can prove to be challenging, expensive and time consuming. That's why succession planning is vital. It ensures businesses are well-positioned to continue growing and performing, minimizing the impact of losing key talent and leaders.
A How-to on Effective Feedback and Coaching Conversations
It's great to be a coach in the movies. All you need is some memorable one-liners and a tough-as-nails attitude and you'll inspire success. In Rocky, boxing coach Mickey Goldmill excels at tough love, calling Rocky Balboa a ’bum' and a ’tomato'. In A League of their Own, coach Jimmy Dugan firmly believes there is no crying in baseball.
3 Reasons Why Employees Fear Performance Reviews
It's Halloween. One of the spookiest nights of the year. But do your employees look terrified for a different reason? With the final quarter of the year already in full swing, it's definitely possible they're starting to think about the upcoming annual performance review season.
3 Things That Motivate Employees More Than Money
How do we motivate people? It's a question that the business world spends a little too much time trying to answer. HR departments, managers, and the C-suite can play with incentives all they want, but we already know the amount of monetary incentive employees need: just enough that money isn't an issue. But that amount of motivation only gets us so far. It should be considered our baseline.
Life As We Know It: The Impact Of Stress In The Workplace For Your Employees
"How's it going?" we ask a colleague.
So You Want to Ditch Your Annual Performance Review?
You'd have to be an HR pro hiding out in an underground cubicle with no Wi-Fi to avoid hearing headline after headline of some of the world's most highly recognized companies announcing that they're ditching the annual performance review.