5 critical conversations leaders should be having to improve employee performance
Insights into building a culture of continuous people development
There has been a lot of talk the last few years around reinventing performance management. As the world of business grows increasingly complex – from rapid advances in technology to an ever-expanding global marketplace, to an evolving organizational culture which includes a spike in cross-functional and virtual teams - leaders are questioning how they can more effectively drive their teams towards performance.
At Fierce, we believe that business, and in this case, performance, is fundamentally an extended conversation with ourselves and those on our team. Forward thinking leaders know the key to successfully managing performance lies in the conversations they are, or are not, having.
Illusion of inclusion is a very common leadership trap. It occurs when a leader loves the idea of including others in the decision-making process, yet doesn’t really want to take the time or make the effort to ensure that happens. The result is that people are not really listened to. And they know it.