Manager Tools

Delivering The Performance Review - Part 1 - HOF

Dodany: 28 listopada 2016

Part 1 of our Hall of Fame guidance on delivering a performance review.

Performance Reviews - Part 2 - HOF

Dodany: 24 listopada 2016

Part 2 of one of our Hall of Fame casts on how to prepare performance reviews.

Performance Reviews - Part 1 - HOF

Dodany: 21 listopada 2016

This week, we're re-releasing one of our Hall of Fame casts on how to prepare performance reviews (part 1).

Don't Vote! - How to Get Group Input on Decisions - Part 2

Dodany: 14 listopada 2016

Part 2 of our guidance on effective ways to get input for decisions in meetings.

Don't Vote! - How to Get Group Input on Decisions - Part 1

Dodany: 7 listopada 2016

Effective ways to get input for decisions in meetings.

No Surprises In Reviews

Dodany: 31 października 2016

It's unprofessional to deliver new information to a direct in a performance review.

Never Rank Candidates

Dodany: 24 października 2016

Don't rank candidates as you are interviewing, individually or collectively. It biases the hiring process.

Brainstorming - Part 1 - HOF

Dodany: 17 października 2016

In today's fast and flat world, ideas are becoming critical competitive advantages. Managers - and many others - need to be good at getting the most and best ideas from themselves and their teams....

The Two Reasons To Fire Someone

Dodany: 10 października 2016

There are two general reasons to consider firing someone. Only one of them is "job performance." The other is tearing down the team.

Trinity Frequently Asked Questions #1: Why Wait Three Weeks To Start?

Dodany: 3 października 2016

Perhaps the most frequently asked question at conferences about rolling out the tools in the Management Trinity is why we recommend waiting three weeks. Here's why.

Is This Normal?

Dodany: 26 września 2016

Our guidance regarding what is normal in professional and organizational life.

Eliminating Bad Attitudes - Part 1

Dodany: 19 września 2016

How to define a direct's "bad attitude" in terms of behaviors, to encourage them to change them.

No Second Emails

Dodany: 12 września 2016

Too many of us follow an unanswered email with another email. That's the definition of insanity: doing the same thing and expecting different results.

Politics: Have Nothing Bad To Say

Dodany: 5 września 2016

How to handle the politically delicate moment when you're asked to talk about a difficult person or situation.

8 Positive Feedback Examples

Dodany: 29 sierpnia 2016

Most managers have too high a standard for giving positive feedback. Here are some simple examples.

Feedback on Status Reporting - Nothing is "Fine"

Dodany: 22 sierpnia 2016

The common response to questions about status is, "Fine." This isn't acceptable or effective.

Forgive First Mistakes When Interviewing

Dodany: 15 sierpnia 2016

Even though great interviewers are looking for reasons to say no doesn't mean they aren't forgiving of mistakes in interviews.

Meeting Distractions - Don't Wait To Give Feedback

Dodany: 8 sierpnia 2016

What to do when people are on their phones/laptops during meetings, or doing anything else counterproductive to the meeting.

No Panel Interviews

Dodany: 1 sierpnia 2016

One of the biggest mistakes in interviewing candidates is using panel interviews. Here's why.

Leading Change - Model And Measure - Part 2

Dodany: 25 lipca 2016

Part 2 of our series on change efforts. If you want your organization to follow you in change efforts - whether it's rolling out the Trinity or anything else - you've got to do 2 things at a...