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April 2, 2019

Increase employee engagement by tweaking your company culture

Globally approximately 15% employees are engaged in their work. The numbers vary according to different countries but haven’t exceeded beyond 40% in any of them. Millions of dollars are being …

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March 19, 2019

How helpful your feedback is, to your co-workers?

Performance management has been evolving since the past few years. We are moving away from traditional practices such as annual performance reviews and closer towards agile performance management. The latter is …

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March 12, 2019

5 ways OKRs help leaders become more effective

We have written extensively about how OKRs are beneficial to the company. The methodology helps employees and managers set goals that are SMART i.e. specific, measurable, actionable, relevant and timely. As the goals are …

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March 5, 2019

Easiest way to help teams achieve more with regular feedback

According to a Gallup study, only 14% of employees strongly agree that their performance reviews inspire them to improve.   That is a remarkably low percentage. While there could be various …

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February 26, 2019

Impact of Artificial Intelligence in performance management

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence – two of the most trending words in the world today. It seems every other groundbreaking innovation relies on either of the two terms here. …

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February 19, 2019

How to make work friends (And why?)

Your co-workers can be a source of frustration if you hate them. You don’t get to choose them, but you end up spending 7-8 hours a day with them. If …

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February 12, 2019

Traits of an unproductive employee ( 5 of motivated ones)

In the book Jack: Straight From The Gut, the legendary Jack Welch talks about how he heavily focused on creating a high performing culture at GE. Only those employees who conformed …

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February 5, 2019

5 ways to master difficult conversations at work

We need to talk. 4 simple words. Yet they are enough to make the best of us nervous. How often have we avoided talking to someone simply because we do …

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January 29, 2019

Performance Reviews in the workplace Part 4 – The Aftermath

The meetings may be over but how they went will be seen by what happens next. Incidentally, in both cases, the HR team got in touch with the managers to …

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