Category Archives: Leadership

Get rid of annual reviews

I’m not in HR but I have always been intrigued by performance reviews, about their communication aspects — how they’re written (often, poorly), what they aim to evaluate, how even in attempts to make them more objective they remain largely … Continue reading

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An Oak and a Reed Were Arguing…

At work we usually receive a weekly e-mail with a quotation or saying to remind us of our mission and values and motivate us to live those out.  This is fine.  I usually find the words to be useful, often … Continue reading

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Teamwork — Can Lessons from Geese Be Foul?

At my place of work we have a great set of core values to guide how we relate to each other, to our clients (seniors) and to others with whom we come in contact (vendors, the wider community, etc.).  The … Continue reading

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