High Performance

Managing Employees

What to Do When Your Employees Aren't Living Up to Expectations

When a staffer isn't meeting expectations, follow up with these concerted steps. In the process you might find ways to improve your leadership style.
Goals

Keeping Score Matters, But Not How You Think

Tracking your progress is important to self-improvement, but beware letting others be the referee.
Leadership Qualities

No C Players in Leadership Positions, Please

Great CEOs will critically assess their managers to detect those not performing at the highest level.
Project Grow

Underdogs, at the World Cup and in Business, Just Need One to Win

You never know when success will come, so always put in more energy, effort and motivation.
Hiring

When Hiring, Take a Cue From the NBA and Look for Performance and Character

Billion-dollar sports franchises conduct in-depth background checks and administer personality profiles for possible draft picks. Here are eight things they look for.
Innovation

4 Reasons Why Leaders Need More Wave Makers

These innovators jump in and ask, "What can I do?" and initiate changes that can bring huge payoffs to an entrepreneurial operation.
Exercise

20 Tips to Becoming a Peak-Performing Business Leader

Spring training Iasts just a few weeks for baseball players. But startup professionals must test their physical and mental strength year-round to remain innovative and overcome cyclical business problems.
Productivity

The Productivity and Life Hack That Almost Always Works

If you're doing things alone, you're missing out big time on a potential performance boost.
Performance Reviews

Stop Delaying: 3 Surefire Ways to Do Employee Reviews Properly

Performance evaluations are critical. They can engage employees deeply to deliver their best effort to a company.
Leadership Qualities

What High Performers Do When Things Get Tough

Business is now about having rich conversations with global audiences. Here are four winning attitudes for success at a time of great change.