Recruiting Dad Style

Recruiting Dad Style

This story relates to an employee that my father recruited and gave a chance, despite being told by a number of sources that this man would let him down…big time.  This man, Peter, was 25 years old, with a wife of 24 months and a new baby just 6 months old....
Afraid of Getting Fired?

Afraid of Getting Fired?

Yes, you could lose your job for being inept, incompetent, missing deadlines and milestones, or simply failing to do the work. But you will not be fired for taking chances, and embracing risk and then accepting the responsibility that goes along with it. And if you...
Leadership – Performance Management

Leadership – Performance Management

Today we are going to talk about performance management. This is a critical part of a leader’s role. While we need to address performance issues promptly, the overriding goal should be getting people back on track, not managing them out. Sure, we can’t...