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SMART-START™ Performance Appraisal: What It's Really All About
A thought-provoking video that uses music,text and graphics to inspire and stimulate discussion about the importance of performance appraisals.
We all might have some preconceived ideas of what personal leadership might be. This short video explores the concept of personal (and effective) leadership and the impact it can have within our organization by asking these key questions: What is leadership? What are some of the characteristics of someone who exhibits personal leadership? What is it they say and do that demonstrates personal leadership? Why is personal leadership important to our organization/department/team?
I'm Not Signing That
When an employee refuses to sign a performance evaluation, you might be tempted to just say - okay, fine. I'll just make a note that you refused to sign, and you do what you need to do. But the truth is, when an employee won't sign it generally means there's a lot more going on that really needs to be out on the table so you can deal with it. And the best way to make that happen is to take the time to T.A.L.K.™ about it.
You Can't Believe Anything They Say
There are two keys to working with an employee who thinks the information you're using in your discussion is biased; the first is to take extra time to really listen to the employee's perspective. And the second is to be specific about the information you're basing your evaluation on. The key is to use the T.A.L.K.™ model to help the employee identify areas that need improvement on their own.
Managing Essentials™ Employee Will Not Work Extra Hours
You have an employee who won’t stay after hours or come in early when it’s needed. The job position requires some flexibility of this kind. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.
Managing Essentials™ Lacks Necessary Job Skills
You’ve discovered an employee is not performing up to expectations due to lack of job skill. The employee insists that their work around is better. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.
Managing Essentials™ Needs Motivation
You have an employee who seems disinterested, apathetic, or just isn’t putting forth the effort. What do you do? This type of behavior could impact the entire team. This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.
Managing Essentials™ Perform Beyond Skill Level
You have an employee who may have been promoted beyond their capability, or perhaps the job outgrew this employee. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.
Discussion Card: ATTITUDE! Producing Positive Results
We've all faced a difficult employee. Tackling tough situations often means taking a step back and thinking through the issue. Remember, conflict can be reduced and misunderstandings addressed or prevented when we take the time to deal with a bad attitude . These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (A.T.T.I.T.U.D.E.) along with thought-provoking questions to create a respectful flow of communication - helping leaders, managers and supervisors address individual or team attitude issues. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.
Motivating Factors Handout
What Motivates You to do Your Best Work? This handout allows users to quickly rank the things that motivate them.