Leading When You Don’t Know What Lies Ahead

It’s right there on your TV, your computer screen and the front page of the newspaper. The world is changing, and it’s changing fast. The Cubs even won the World Series! How are we supposed to adapt effectively to all this change and help our teams and organizations navigate into this brave new world? Here […]

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Book Review – Real Leadership: 9 Simple Practices for Leading and Living with Purpose

John Addison demonstrates Southern charm and homespun wisdom in his memoir about his leadership of Primerica during the last decade’s economic downturn. He and his co-CEO managed to keep their financial company from melting down, unlike so many others. Instead, they separated Primerica from the parent company and went public, becoming a major success story. […]

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Don’t Fall Into The New Leader Trap

You’ve been promoted! After working hard to master your workload and impress your colleagues with your talent and dedication, you’ve been tapped to lead a team. Congratulations! Before you leap into your new role, though, take a minute to think about what a big transition this is. You don’t want to get off on the […]

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Avoid Rater Fatigue in Your 360 Feedback Programs

People are constantly being asked for feedback – from engagement surveys, to 360 feedback, to what type of coffee to stock in the breakroom – and this can take a toll on their willingness to provide feedback. Rater fatigue can lead to unfinished surveys, inconsistent ratings, refusal to provide feedback, and angry raters. If you’re […]

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Researching 360 Degree Feedback Solutions

360 FEEDBACK VENDOR SELECTION Choosing a 360 degree feedback vendor should be a deliberate and well-researched process. Today many 360 degree feedback companies are popping up overnight and creating 360 surveys with little experience in the field. Such companies may not offer sound products and services, resulting in a poor ROI and leaving a bad […]

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