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How Do I Prepare For A Performance Appraisal?

Performance appraisals are in some way or another part of most business’ annual schedule, but many of us dread being reviewed. Here, our trainer Jay gives his advice on how to approach a performance appraisal from the point of view of an employee being appraised. Jay: I make sure to go into the conversation having … Continued

Having Difficult Conversations

A recent article in the Financial Times got me thinking about how difficult a difficult conversation really can be, especially when such a conversation might involve telling people they no longer work for you, or your company. With a few exceptions, most managers are pretty normal people, and they naturally don’t want to upset people who they’ve … Continued

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