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As a team leader, you likely have superstars that stand out from the rest of the group. These candidates are usually the most creative, the most efficient and the most talented. It is common for managers to wish that the rest of their employees would be more like these exceptional workers. While it is no...
Leadership
When a top performer enters the office, managers can find it quite tempting to put these efficient and eager companions to good use. These employees often thrive in challenging and fast-paced environments, and burn out quickly when they feel that they are picking up the slack from under-performing collea...
Performance Management
You don’t need me to tell you about the uproar following Luis Suarez’s antics at the World Cup. Millions of words have been said and printed with people’s viewpoints, opinions, facts and condemnations. What has intrigued me with all of it is the emotional impact it has had on so many people. Even t...
Performance Management
For most of us in business we operate a Monday to Friday working week and each individual day has its own character and some even have nicknames! In my experience the difference between great and average workers at any level is their attitude to each day! For example Monday, to some it is simply ‘moan ...
Performance Management
Getting the right balance of motivation and pressure on each member of your team is a vital management skill. Managers that put people under intense pressure do not turn them into diamonds they just make them ‘flat’. On the other hand staff members who experience no pressure at all will become lazy a...