[Checklists] Performance Management

by Simon Thiessen on Nov 26, 2018 1:14:39 PM

Very few managers love having performance management discussions. They can feel awkward and emotionally charged – which makes ‘winging it’ a...

[Calculator] Cost of underperformance

by Simon Thiessen on Nov 22, 2018 6:00:28 PM

Having just one ‘freeloader’ or "schmuch" in a group can decrease performance of the overall team by 30% to 40%.Your poor performer is definitely...

[Flowchart] Performance Management Best Practices

by Simon Thiessen on Oct 26, 2016 1:17:10 PM

 We know that the process of Managing Poor Performance is difficult. In complex situations, leaders may lose track of the best practices in...

[Video Training] Scenarios of Managing Poor Performance

by Simon Thiessen on Oct 25, 2016 1:06:33 PM

We agree that there is a big difference between reading about strategies to deal with poor performance and actually seeing how those strategies...

[Quiz] What's causing your poor performer to underperform?

by Simon Thiessen on Oct 25, 2016 12:44:24 PM

Match the solution to the problem.

Find out the reasons why your poor performer is not performing up to your standards.

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[Infographic] 10 essential elements of effective teamwork

by Simon Thiessen on Aug 2, 2016 11:22:40 AM

Effective teamwork isn’t a great and obscure mystery. It comes down to doing some specific things well. Consistently. Repetitively. Predictably.

[Infographic] 4 communication styles for effective teamwork

by Simon Thiessen on Feb 29, 2016 2:01:24 PM

Mum gave me the wrong advice. She told me to "treat others as you would like to be treated yourself." 

[Infographic] Who drives performance?

by Simon Thiessen on Feb 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

When performance in an organisation is below expectations, it is easy for leaders to find answers. The wrong answers. There is one place managers...

Six of the best team building activities

by Simon Thiessen on Nov 16, 2015 10:02:11 AM

 

Team building activities don't have to be expensive - or time consuming. Some of the best team building ideas are done in the workplace and ...