21 Jun '11, 8am

Seven By-THE-BOOK Ways To Transform Your Poor Performers Into High Achievers

by Dave Anderson, author of “How to Lead by The Book: Proverbs, Parables, and Principles to Tackle Your Toughest Business Challenges “ Confronting poor performers: Of all the responsibilities that come along with leadership, it’s not likely to be among your favorites, and yet, it is among the most important things you’ll do for your organization. Chances are, you approach delivering this sort of unpleasant feedback in one of two ways: You wimp out and avoid it altogether, thus sparing everyone an uncomfortable scene (but perpetuating unproductive behaviors). Or you don’t hold back at all and let people have it — those poor performers will either shape up or ship out (you hope!), and if it’s the latter, then good riddance to a weak employee who couldn’t hack it. But there is a middle ground when it comes to confronting poor performers. And as a Christian leader, it’s your r...

Full article: http://www.youngupstarts.com/2011/06/21/seven-by-the-book...

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