Counting on Accountability – Aligning Your Human Capital

A Performance Management System is the glue that bonds employee performance to a company’s mission. When fully leveraged, it aligns employees at every level with the organization’s key business goals and assures accountability. The sad reality is less than five percent of today’s business leaders understand the value and business implications of using their Performance Management System the way it was designed. I’ve come to that conclusion after 26 years with three Fortune 500 companies, ... [Click Here]

The Executive 5% Challenge

Time seems like an absolute kind of term. Ask a scientist. Go ahead, I'll give you a few minutes to get back to me. When you start talking to executives, however, the concept gets a bit slippery. Executives – and scientists, for that matter – are human beings, of course. As the pendulum of the grandfather clock in the corner faithfully swings without our consideration, people are having their own relationship with time. And it's an emotional one. Clocks measure time in terms of intervals – ... [Click Here]

Turning Coal Into Diamonds

  Building A High Performance Team How long has it been since you last looked at your training programs? Take a hard look and you may find that you are paying attention to only portions of your program. Take your executive training program and distill it down to the very essence of its focus. Do you end up with a gem – or a lump of coal? And how do you know the difference? This is the diamond standard: a training initiative that reaches across the entire management spectrum, from front ... [Click Here]