Coaching and Developing People
My wife gave me a DNA kit for Christmas. It’s pretty simple. You spit into a tube and mail it in. In a few weeks… Read More »Know Thy Team: Why Leaders Should Learn Who Their Team Members Really Are
The change of command was over and as the new commander I would soon be meeting my new staff. Truth was, I had been the… Read More »What does a leader do when stuck with a poor performer?
One of the most common sources of information on how to be a leader comes from observation of previous leaders. For many this is often… Read More »Are You Doing to Your Team What Drives You Crazy?
You’ve probably heard the question before; is the glass half empty or half full? It’s the wrong question. It’s better to ask, what the glass is full of. Unless it’s in a vacuum, the glass, or any container, is always full of something. Even the glass that is filled halfway with liquid is still full. The rest of the volume is taken up with air, dust, and other things you can’t see and probably don’t want to think about. People are like that too.Read More »The Glass is Always Full
“Everyone can’t be outstanding; therefore, employees should be evaluated such that they fit a normal distribution with some below average and some above average.” That’s… Read More »How to Make Your Employee Evaluation Process Less Painful and More Valuable