Performance Matters Blog

  • March 15, 2022

In an ever-changing work environment, there is increasing demand for innovation and new ways of working—whether it’s pressure from your...

  • February 18, 2022

No organization plans to develop surveys just to have response rates that are less than desirable. While doing research and...

  • February 11, 2022

Get clear on organizational ambiguity Ambiguity, in short, means there is room for more than one interpretation. Thanks to a...

  • January 21, 2022

Failure can become our most powerful path to learning if we’re willing to choose courage over comfort. —Brené Brown Organizations...

  • January 7, 2022

Resolutions for Personal and Professional Achievement Full disclosure: A version of this blog appeared nearly a decade ago. Its principles...

  • December 30, 2021

Leadership & Learning Strategies for Workforce Transformation 2021 has taught us the importance of being flexible. Our traditional assumptions about...

  • August 27, 2021

A hybrid working model has the potential to empower workforces, but they also have the potential to create deep tension between stakeholders when it comes…

  • July 27, 2021

Has it been a while since your last employee engagement survey? Are you ready to re-engage but don’t know where to start? Here are six…

  • May 21, 2021

Online training can leave learners passive and isolated, but, it’s possible to make learning a part of everyday work, and to deliver it effectively.

  • March 29, 2021

Amid all the loss we experienced in 2020, we have reasons to remain hopeful. The incredible advances in science, greater sense of community and the…

  • February 17, 2021

Creating a culture of career growth improves the odds that your workforce will be willing, ready, and able to move into the roles that you…

  • February 10, 2021

Opposite of déjà vu, vu jàdé is facing a situation you have never experienced before and don't know what to do. Organizational design (OD) and…

  • February 3, 2021

Have you ever wondered how much perceptions are aligned with reality within your organization? The most successful companies know this and they predict and mitigate…

  • January 13, 2021

If you manage employees, you need to talk to them. That's a no brainer, right? Yet manager-employee conversations are more of a myth than a…

  • December 24, 2020

I’ve spent the better part of the year talking and writing about resilience, personal and organizational engagement strategies, and future-proofing...

  • October 2, 2020

Ah, 2020. What can I say? It’s been quite a year. Australian wildfires, Kobe, the COVID-19 disease, the COVID-19 recession,...

  • May 12, 2020

If the recent changes to our work environments have taught us anything, it is that when being faced with a...

  • April 23, 2020

Perhaps no aspect of life is more altered by COVID-19 than the labor market. After ten years of nearly uninterrupted...

  • March 17, 2020

As communities around the world respond to the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are facing jobs, communities, and homes that...

  • March 11, 2020

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