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5 effective ways you as a manager, can conduct an effective appraisal for your team

5 effective ways you as a manager, can conduct an effective appraisal for your team

5 effective ways you as a manager, can conduct an effective appraisal for your team Most organizations large and small have a certain protocol for employee performance reviews and appraisals. I’ve been lucky to work at places where I could provide feedback on how the process could be made easier or more effective. But whether you work for an organization…

Tackling the Awkward Negotiation Conversation

Tackling the Awkward Negotiation Conversation

Tackling the Awkward Negotiation Conversation So, you’ve done it!  after countless informational interviews, phone calls, and in-person interviews, you’ve finally made it at your dream job. But as you analyze the contract, you find yourself a little diffident about what they’re willing to offer you. You’re in a fix. You know you’re going to thrive here. Shouldn’t you just accept their first…

Journeys With Janet!

Journeys With Janet!

Journeys with Janet! What are we but our stories? Stories of courage, of love, of success, of happiness, of good and evil. The world is built on them and everyone loves a good one! Stories open our minds to vivid imaginations, help us put ideas out in the world, make us feel varied emotions, tug at our heart strings and…

Path to your purpose!

Path to your purpose!

Path to your purpose! Chadwick Boseman, of “Black Panther” T’Challa fame, recently passed away. While fighting cancer, he returned to his alma mater, to deliver the main address at the school’s 150th commencement ceremony and he said something which stuck with me: “When you are deciding on next steps, next jobs, next careers, further education, you should rather find purpose than…

Leadership – the dance between EQ & IQ.

Leadership – the dance between EQ & IQ.

Leadership – the dance of EQ & IQ  According to Abraham Zaleznik the traditional view of management focused on building competence, control, and the balance of power. It omitted the essential leadership elements of inspiration, vision, and passion—which drive corporate success. With the evolution of leadership, he argued, that business leaders have more in common with artists, sports persons, scientists,…