Civility at Work

Civility at Work

I was inspired to write this post having read Dr. Christine Porath’s piece in the weekend WSJ. I feel the timing couldn’t be better. I love guidance based on research and it also helps that it’s the only way to behave. Dr. Porath is a professor at...
Employee Reviews & the need for self monitoring

Employee Reviews & the need for self monitoring

GE is trying to reinvent the employee review. Accenture and Adobe have scrapped annual reviews. But here’s the thing. This challenge of monitoring performance, of developing talent still remains, whether we have annual reviews or not. The challenge of improving...
Building Energy & Passion into Your Business

Building Energy & Passion into Your Business

It starts with people. It starts with recognizing the three big reasons why people come to work: Autonomy Mastery Purpose as outlined in Daniel Pink’s excellent book Drive. So what does autonomy mean and how do you achieve it? In my view autonomy is about...