Early Career

Performance Feedback And Career Success

“Fairness does not mean everyone gets the same. Fairness means everyone gets what they need.” – Rick Riordan Consider Riordan’s statement within the framework of career success. One of the challenging aspects of leadership that also empowers personal and team members’ career success is delivering candid performance feedback. And that may be even more difficult

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The Power of Belonging

The rate of actively disengaged employees in the United States continues to rise as the rate of engaged employees is consistently declining.  And one of the elements that dropped the most amongst younger workers and women is “feeling cared about at work.” (Gallup, January 2023).   “Employee engagement is the involvement and enthusiasm of employees in

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What’s Most Important – Performance or Relationship Building?

You have transitioned to a different company or department, accepted expanded responsibilities, or may still be in your initial role, and everything is running smoothly.  What is most important now – performance or relationship building?  Both! Performance is an unspoken necessary condition. However, some say that business relationships are like the oil that runs through an

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