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Performance Appraisals And Managing Difficult Conversations

As managers and leaders at some point we are all going to have to deal with performance appraisals and while these should deliver no surprises to the employee, it is at these times that it helps to have additional expertise and insights when it comes to managing difficult conversations. To get some insights into appraisals … Continued

Is Personal Branding Still Important?

Is “Personal Branding” Busted? I was part of a discussion with a group of fellow coaches at Working Voices about whether our idea of “Personal Branding” needs to change. Suddenly it feels as if there is a reaction against strong personal branding in light of recent political events and attitudes and I think it deserves … Continued

Using a Leadership Framework

I was recently asked by a client to help them work on their leadership style and to give pointers on how to lead effectively. My first question was to ask what their framework for leadership is. They had not considered that they could (and should) have a predominant framework through which they were leading. Having … Continued