The Three C's of Leading Through Uncertain Times

by Simon Thiessen on 21-May-2020 14:28:13

Leading through this current Covid-19 period of time is certainly something we don’t have a blueprint for. Last week we filmed a video around the...

Everything a leader needs for Managing Poor Performance (Free eBook)

by Simon Thiessen on 20-Nov-2018 14:36:24


What is underperformance costing you and your team? 

Having just one underperformer on your team can reduce the overall performance of the whole...

10 essential elements for effective teamwork (infographic)

by Simon Thiessen on 26-May-2016 09:00:00

How do you build a high performing team?

What is it with teams? Some teams seem to work really hard but still remain happy. They get consistent...

your performance management plan can differentiate but not discriminate

by Simon Thiessen on 25-May-2016 11:32:53

The two uncomfortables and three outcomes of performance management

Employees may perform brilliantly – or diabolically. They may have a great...

The five-minute performance management summary (slideshare)

by Simon Thiessen on 14-Apr-2016 09:30:37

Managing poor performance on the run

At our seminars I like to ask managers to make a list of the 5 things they find most difficult about...

If you don’t know what is causing underperformance, you can’t fix it

by Simon Thiessen on 06-Apr-2016 10:00:00

4 ways Gap Analysis can accelerate your performance management

Many managers ask what they should do about their underperformance.

What do you deal with first: underperformance or poor performance?

by Simon Thiessen on 05-Apr-2016 09:00:00

Maximise the ROE on your performance management plans

Should your performance management efforts be exclusively focused on the obvious poor...

Who really starts the performance management game?

by Simon Thiessen on 31-Mar-2016 09:00:00

Do you totally love disciplining your people?

If you answered ‘Yes’, we have another problem to sort out! Let’s put that aside for another time.


Ouch! Leading teams can really hurt (video)

by Simon Thiessen on 07-Mar-2016 09:00:00

If no-one is pissed off, you probably aren’t doing it right

“Ow! That really hurts!” That’s the message I’ve been hearing from a bunch of...

what can a blue dragon teach us about leading teams?

by Simon Thiessen on 01-Mar-2016 09:52:41

 Effective teamwork is barely possible while you are ‘just hanging in there’

Wow, you can learn some lessons the really hard way. I recently...