Performance Matters Blog

  • 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…

  • July 6, 2021

Influencers are not for social media alone. We can identify influencers throughout our organizations and engage them to help us drive intentional change and further…

  • 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…

  • June 4, 2021

I was born in Oklahoma. My parents and my sister were also born there. Most of my relatives still live...

  • 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…

  • 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 3, 2021

February 1 marks the beginning of Black History Month, which brings back memories of being in high school February 1986 and getting kicked out of…

  • 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...

  • December 24, 2020

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

  • 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,...

  • August 10, 2020

Whether or not we’d like to admit it, we all carry bias. Built initially as a product of our instinctive...

  • June 18, 2020

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

  • June 2, 2020

As organizations have become flatter and more matrixed, leaders across all levels of the organization must find other ways to motivate and influence their colleagues…

  • May 6, 2020

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

  • April 23, 2020

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

  • April 21, 2020

If you want a coaching culture, work to make sure your people aren’t robots, that they’re not too serious, and that they’re not forgetting that…