Tag: performance problems

Leadership Tip: Performance Issue = Unmet Expectation

People Not Doing What You Expect of Them?

Do they know what you expect of them?Performance issues often result when we expect people to read our minds. Do you know what you expect of them?Performance issues often result when we canā€™t clearly state what we actually want. Are your expectations reasonable?Performance issues often result when we place unrealistic expectations on others because we…
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Dealing with performance issues steps

Dealing with Performance Problems

Punishment and avoidance rarely work. Approach performance issues with curiosity and empathy and you may find the discussion and solution are less difficult than you anticipated: When discussing and resolving performance issues: šŸŸ Prepare – prepare yourself physically, mentally, and emotionally šŸŸ Present – present the situation as you see it šŸŸ Discover – understand what is going…
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I will never forget the first time I terminated someone’s employment

What a dreadful situation. So many years of education. And yet I had never learned how to let somebody go. It was stressful for both of us, and I wasn’t sure what to say. I fumbled through the conversation I wasn’t sure how to tactfully explain to someone that they had performed their job so…
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