Executive Performance Today

HCM Excellence Conference Day 3 & Closing Thoughts – #Excellence15

The final day of the Brandon Hall 2015 HCM Excellence Conference wrapped up with a final set of breakout sessions, one a two-part workshop on driving business performance through leadership development, the other an executive roundtable and an unconference session.  I attended the latter two. [Click here to read other content about the Excellence Conference] Read More

Why You Need a Performance Management Strategy

Executives often think of performance management as simply something they have to do – an HR requirement. A performance management process can do as much damage in an organization as it can good if implemented without a clear enterprise vision. Unintended outcomes from poorly implemented performance management process include: Cross-organizational competing goals Decreased employee engagement Read More

Want to Innovate? Master the Basics

There’s a lot of talk about innovation these days, about new models for every organizational function. Companies are always trying to understand what they can do that’s a game changer for the industry. Here’s some advice: Master the basics first. Too many junior managers, managers – even senior leaders — are searching for something that isn’t there: “easy” leadership and Read More

One More Blog About Yahoo!

We really don’t need another thought leader, executive, or HR person writing about Yahoo’s ban on employees working at home. But here I go anyway … China Gorman, in her blog, had a wonderful point, summed up in one wonderful short and succinct paragraph when there is a lot of research that shows flexible work/life Read More