“There are going to be layoffs!” How many times have you heard this phrase at the company you work for? In this article I outline some things you can do to avoid being part of the next reduction in force.
The “Five Why’s” is a tool that I use a lot when diagnosing the reason something went wrong and getting to the root cause. Once the root cause is known then a remedy can be identified and preventive measures can be put in place.
Measuring performance for team members is a very hard thing to do. Sometimes, there is misalignment between the “What” and “How” behaviors. More weight should be given to how team members achieve their objectives.
One of the most important leadership qualities is the ability to hold effective one-on-one meetings with a team member. I have created a worksheet to improve alignment and increase the effectiveness of one-on-one meetings.