Traditionally, performance discussion focused on the past. While goals were set at the beginning of the performance cycle, managers all too often dreaded giving feedback or discussing developmental opportunities. Training departments have created and executed effective leadership development programmes. For many managers, it has paid off. They are comfortable providing constructive feedback. Guiding their team … Continue reading How to introduce career conversations
Companies have adjusted, possibly multiple times, their business models this year. Understanding the customer challenges and their priorities has been key in this process. What if your business model, products and services, processes have changed but your employees haven’t?
In 2017, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared with MIT graduates: “People will try to convince you that you should keep empathy out of your career. Don’t accept this false premise.” If you didn’t follow Cook’s advice then, you hopefully changed your approach this year. At a time when businesses are still trying to stabilise and … Continue reading Leading with empathy
Is it surprising that 2020 has been the most stressful year for employees in the UAE? 81% of participants in Oracle’s latest AI survey have experienced more stress then ever. That’s where the downward spiral starts.
Create a daily and weekly routine You may already have a weekly meeting where your remote team is discussing the current and upcoming projects. That’s great. Are you using these meetings to focus and tackle those issues team members have identified? Not only can these standing meetings keep everyone informed, you can also use them … Continue reading 4 Ways to strengthen your remote team