Thursday, January 24, 2013
Overcoming Workplace Negativity with Enthusiasm
(02:00 PM - 05:00 PM)
Negative attitudes spread to the point where they eventually affect performance and decision-making. That's the bad news. The good news is that enthusiasm and positive attitudes spread just as quickly and affect performance just as much -- in the right direction.
Performance Reviews That Motivate
(01:00 PM - 02:00 PM)
An effective performance review can be an opportunity for honest, open conversation about positive and negative results. It can inspire and engage people when it is focused on plans for the future. By setting expectations and helping associates to create achievable targets well in advance, then coaching and providing adequate feedback throughout the year, performance management becomes part of the culture rather than a dreaded annual event.