4 Things High Performers Want From Managers

Zenger Folkman report that employees who are the most satisfied and committed work for leaders who do 4 crucial “behaviors that focus on achieving challenging goals” Inspire them to high levels of effort Energize them to achieve exceptional results Create an atmosphere of continual improvement Skillful at getting them to stretch for goals that go […]

What does a High Performer Look Like?

“10 Competencies of the High Performer” A great infographic image from management consulting firm CEB gives you a quick list of the 10 competencies in high performing players. (I have grouped them by categories.) Interpersonal: Works well on teams Able to influence Possesses self and organizational awareness Work habits: Agile learner Able to prioritize Decisions/ […]

Do you have a Scrooge leading your team?

Does “Scrooge” the manager still exist? I love this holiday themed article by research group Zenger & Folkman. They research the key differences between high and low performing managers, and recently searched their database of 45,000 managers to identify the Scrooges. They defined the Scrooge as a leader who is very task focused (drives for results) but has low consideration, and […]

diamond in the rough

Wrong manager is chosen 82% of the time

Want passionate engaged employees? Then you need a passionate engaged manager with great leadership and coaching ability. One who focuses on productivity, accountability, and also cares about and builds trust with his or her team. According to Gallup research, they say only 10% of people have the innate talent to do this, and that about […]