Let’s look at twelve classic flubs of performance reviews, and how you can correct them. Have you ever sat through—or given—one of these?
We are drowned in oceans of data; nevertheless, it seems as if we seldom have sufficient information. —Eli Goldratt Today, companies are generating more and more data—but more data doesn’t necessarily translate into better performance. In fact, as various functions … Read More
Many CEOs struggle with one of their core responsibilities: leading effective board meetings. There’s a lot riding on these sessions, yet CEOs tend to allow the same mistakes to happen again and again—pointless deep dives into the data, muddled decision making, and lack of clarity on the strategic priorities of the business. … Read More
At this stage of my career—after more than twenty-five years as an entrepreneur and CEO—one of the most fulfilling parts of my week is meeting with other entrepreneurs. Whether it’s through office hours at Capital Factory or meetings in my … Read More
Writing effective goals for your team is an essential management skill. In fact, if you’re bad at writing goals, it’s almost better to not do goals at all. Clear, inspiring, and meaningful goals create engagement—but confusing, poorly measured goals create … Read More
Do you have an upcoming board meeting, fundraising round, or strategic planning session—or just some open strategic questions? Well, we’ve got the event for you. On Wednesday, April 17, at 4pm, we’re holding an exclusive strategic planning workshop in partnership … Read More
Every manager worries about whether their top performers are happy with their jobs. It’s an understandable concern when reports find that about 71 percent of US employees are actively looking for their next opportunity. The first solution that occurs to many managers … Read More