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June 22, 2011Performance-driven, Values-based Leadership, Part 1: Defining the Playing Field

Several years ago, I witnessed a group of kids playing soccer in the street. They started right into the game without discussing where the goals were or the sidelines were (the curb? The first line of bushes? The busted down car in the street?). The game started with a lot of enthusiasm. Within a few […]

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June 2, 2011Need to better manage performance

How to get through your performance management system in only 5 questions Forget the damn performance management system already.  You’re resisting filling out the 5-, 9- or 15 page documents on each of the 5 or 10 or 20 team members that report to you.  “It’s so much paper,” you say “Can we shorten it?  […]

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