Performance Matters Blog

  • August 11, 2021

Leaders around the globe have done amazing things against the backdrop of the challenging events of the past year—from keeping...

  • June 22, 2021

Read Leah's experience of becoming and being an ally when a good friend of hers came out, and how leaders can create an environment of…

  • May 20, 2021

The challenge―you want to move to a digital learning approach for leadership development, but you are concerned about keeping human connection alive. You need something…

  • March 30, 2021

Women’s history month comes to a close at what feels like a turning point for women in the workforce and in leadership. It’s a confusing…

  • December 24, 2020

Turn the page on 2020. Leave it behind. It’s tempting to do. Millions of individuals worldwide have been infected. Thousands...

  • June 18, 2020

In June 1999, President Bill Clinton proclaimed June as Gay and Lesbian Pride Month; 10 years later, President Barack Obama...

  • May 6, 2020

Leadership research conducted by GP Strategies uncovered the need for four particular mindsets to lead effectively: growth, inclusive, agile, and...

  • April 21, 2020

While some have been monitoring the threat of COVID-19 for a while, for many, the gravity of the situation seemed...

  • March 11, 2020

With the growing threat of COVID-19, many organizations are asking their employees to work from home. Putting that into practice,...

  • February 10, 2020

For many organizations that want to migrate to a digital leadership development strategy, making the move is like breaking up...

  • November 21, 2019

Growth mindset is having a moment. In fact, it’s having several moments. Carol Dweck’s seminal work, which has long advocated...

  • October 28, 2019

I have a confession to make: I once had a mentor that I didn’t like all the time. She could...

  • September 4, 2019

Consider this—some sources indicate that the average person makes 35,000 decisions a day,* so the ability to make decisions quickly...

  • May 23, 2019

For some time now, I’ve been talking about leadership mindsets, which I’ve defined as the mental attitude you bring to...

  • February 1, 2019

We are wired as human beings to connect and learn through others and an approach that eliminates this connection eliminates the most powerful aspect of…

  • January 29, 2019

What is the responsibility of the organization to provide an environment where their employees can be open and vulnerable without fear of embarrassment or, worse,…

  • January 25, 2019

At the heart of leadership development is the relationship between the leader and the individuals and teams being led. Because...

  • December 13, 2018

I’m dreaming of a motivating manager just like the ones I used to know. During the holidays, does that motivating...

  • August 30, 2018

The connection of innovation and mindfulness might, at first glance, seem antithetical. How could the introduction of something new and...

  • May 10, 2018

Introversion Innovation While I am far from an expert in innovation, I can sometimes come up with a creative approach...