Tag Archive: Feedback

Succeeding with the Bottom 10%

Every organization has a bottom 10% of employees, leaders, and managers who perform poorly. Your goal, if you can’t remove the bottom 10% is to maximize the situation. 7 reasons for poor performance:… Continue reading

The Behavior Leaders Fail at Most

The research of Kouzes and Posner indicates that seeking feedback is the behavior leaders fail at the most.* Useful feedback enables you to compare self-perception with the perception of others. Experience shows that the… Continue reading

Finding Your Greatest Contribution

The worst thing in life is recurring frustration that could be avoided. In life, everyone repeats until they learn. Your greatest contributions are the answers you find while navigating tough times – storms. The… Continue reading

When Effort is High But Performance is Low

Feedback is the issue when effort is high but performance is low. Poor performance persists until feedback – awareness and development – confronts it. Feedback protects people from spinning their wheels. Effort, apart from feedback,… Continue reading

The Cure for Tweak-Boss

Don’t come around – after the job is done – with your pearls of wisdom! If you know the best way to do it, either do it yourself, or explain how you want… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Your Pie Needs More Sugar

This email, from a Leadership Freak reader, arrived yesterday. Hi Dan, … I recently (this week) came up on a situation with a would-be employer and immediately thought of you.  Turning to my… Continue reading