Association for Talent Development

What Is Your Response?

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In Part 6 of my leadership blog series, let’s determine the response you would take in each performance appraisal situation. While you are conducting a performance appraisal interview with a new employee, she mentions having difficulty mastering a certain skill. Tell her that you are not surprised because others have had difficulty, but you wonder […]

Association for Talent Development

You Do Not Fire a Difficult Person

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Most people can share a story about a difficult person at work. These people generally fit into several categories, such as Hostile-Aggressive, Complainer, Silent-Unresponsive, Super-Agreeable, Negativist, Know-it-All Expert, and Indecisive. A Hostile-Aggressive person tries to bully and overwhelm others, making cutting remarks and throwing tantrums. A Complainer gripes incessantly, but never tries to do anything […]

Kentucky SHRM

Tapping the Last Reserve of Growth Potential

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LET’S FACE IT, HR: “WHERE ARE YOU NOW?” Its no wonder we are hated. Nearly five years have passed since the financial crisis, and we’re left with one lasting result—we are operating with fewer workers, and it may be our fault. Your remaining workers are assuming more duties and accumulating more skills. “Who are these […]