[FREE ebook] Managing Poor Performance

by Simon Thiessen on Sep 3, 2019 2:32:15 PM

A single poor performer can reduce overall team performance by up to 40% - that equates to thousands, perhaps millions, of dollars in lost...

[Checklists] Performance Management

by Simon Thiessen on Nov 26, 2018 1:14:39 PM

Very few managers love having performance management discussions. They can feel awkward and emotionally charged – which makes ‘winging it’ a...

[Calculator] Cost of underperformance

by Simon Thiessen on Nov 22, 2018 6:00:28 PM

Having just one ‘freeloader’ or "schmuch" in a group can decrease performance of the overall team by 30% to 40%.Your poor performer is definitely...

[Flowchart] Performance Management Best Practices

by Simon Thiessen on Oct 26, 2016 1:17:10 PM

 We know that the process of Managing Poor Performance is difficult. In complex situations, leaders may lose track of the best practices in...

[Video Training] Scenarios of Managing Poor Performance

by Simon Thiessen on Oct 25, 2016 1:06:33 PM

We agree that there is a big difference between reading about strategies to deal with poor performance and actually seeing how those strategies...

[Quiz] What's causing your poor performer to underperform?

by Simon Thiessen on Oct 25, 2016 12:44:24 PM

Match the solution to the problem.

Find out the reasons why your poor performer is not performing up to your standards.


[Infographic] 10 essential elements of effective teamwork

by Simon Thiessen on Aug 2, 2016 11:22:40 AM

Effective teamwork isn’t a great and obscure mystery. It comes down to doing some specific things well. Consistently. Repetitively. Predictably.

[SlideShare] Managing Poor Performance on the Run

by Simon Thiessen on Apr 14, 2016 9:47:50 AM

Performance management is such as big issue that we wrote a comprehensive e-book as a guide for struggling managers.

[Infographic] Gap Analysis Model

by Simon Thiessen on Mar 23, 2016 3:52:29 PM

Many managers ask what they should do when managing poor performance. 

[Infographic] 4 communication styles for effective teamwork

by Simon Thiessen on Feb 29, 2016 2:01:24 PM

Mum gave me the wrong advice. She told me to "treat others as you would like to be treated yourself."