You’re a manager. You know that developing your employees is part of your job. Do you know what to do first? You might have been told you’re supposed to be a coach. Knowing that might tell you all you need to know. Or it might … [Read more...] about You’re Supposed to Develop Your Employees. What’s Your First Step?
You work in HR. You’ve just gotten the assignment to put together a proposal to address succession. Here’s background information about succession to provide context followed by a five-step framework to help you take the necessary … [Read more...] about Getting Started with Succession
The goal of succession planning is simple: ensure there are ready candidates to consider when a vacancy occurs in a critical position. The goal may sound simple but reaching it often is not. Questions come up. Sometimes they're … [Read more...] about 9 Succession FAQs
High potentials: They’re the top 5% in your company and its future leaders. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to tell someone they’ve been identified as a high potential? Sure, but only if you're willing to tell that … [Read more...] about Being a High Potential is not Forever
Knowing that you need to improve your skills in some area and knowing what skills to improve are not the same thing. Let’s say your last presentation didn’t go as well as you wanted. Not that all your presentations are home … [Read more...] about How to Figure out What to Develop
It’s no secret that most people aren’t happy with performance ratings – the kind you get on a performance review. Ratings are subject to biases like the recency bias – the notion that what’s been happening lately will keep … [Read more...] about Want the Performance Reviews You Write to Have Fair Ratings? Take These Three Steps