Schedule Time for Enhancing Your Technical Knowledge with today’s Leadership Development Tip! Technical knowledge can mean a variety of things depending on your organization. The knowledge may be technology based if you work at a software company or regulatory in nature if you work in the financial services sector. Regardless of what type of organization […]Read more "Get Technical"
Balance is Key with today’s Leadership Development Tip! Don’t forget to take time to enjoy your life outside of work and set aside some free time to do what you most enjoy. Your desire to succeed and overcome challenges at work should not compromise other aspects of your life. Balance is key – create a […]Read more "Finding Balance"
In Part 2 of this series, we discuss how to make 360 Feedback ‘fit’ into your organization. In today’s installment, we will discuss how to ensure your process is Psychometrically Sound. Three important steps include: 1. Make Sure Your 360 Instrument is Reliable & Valid A good assessment should be reliable and valid. It must measure […]Read more "360 Degree Feedback Best Practices – Part 3"
For those of you who follow my Twitter account at @SigmaLeader, you will frequently see posts related to successful women (recently I have started tagging them with #womenontop). Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, activist, Malala Yousafzai, and most recently (10 minutes ago) IMF head Christine Lagarde are just a few of the many women doing some pretty phenomenal things. The […]Read more "Confidence and #WomenOnTop"
Yesterday, we talked about the 3 Key steps for an effective 360 Degree Feedback process: Make it fit into the organization Make it psychometrically sound Use with care Today, we will focus on making a 360 Degree Feedback Process fit into your organization. Make it Fit Try to make the 360 feedback fit into the […]Read more "360 Degree Feedback Best Practices"
The design and implementation of the 360 degree feedback system requires thoughtful planning. Are the employees accepting the system? Are the goals, procedures and benefits of the system clearly defined? Is the rating instrument relevant, valid and reliable? The following recommendations were derived from extensive research on how to ensure the success of the 360 […]Read more "360 Feedback Best Practices"
I responded to a LinkedIn discussion today that asked: “Any suggestions on how to shift mindsets from I don’t have time for learning to I don’t have time not to learn?” My response was as follows: All good points above. I agree that there is more we can do on the delivering and communicating value […]Read more "The Velvet Rope Approach to Creating a Learning Culture"