From the Top
Q1 is about gone. That goose is cooked... it's done. That means, sports fans, that we're 25% though 2013. 25%. That should either energize you into action, or scare the hell out of you. Budgets are put to bed, goals are set, and we're a quarter of the way to completion.
Or at least we should be. If we're not, something is amiss. Your process is broken if, on a calendar year, you aren't locked and loaded and in a dead run (sorry for mixing metaphors--I get excited about this stuff).
If it's your issue, get past it and "git r' done"... if it's a leadership issue, change it, fix it, or get rid of it. It's acting as an effective anchor to an otherwise steaming vessel.
If I can help with the coaching, leadership development, compensation planning, or strategy parts of your now-high-speed efforts, you know how to reach me.
New and Improved website! One more time, in case you missed it last month... Like a bad infomercial (But wait...there's more!), I'm hawking my new website; go see it here. Don't forget to refresh your browser if you've visited the website before.
The website is a new look, a cleaner presentation of what I can do to help, and I'll be updating with articles and related content multiple times each week, since this website replaces my blog as well. Check back often. If you would like me to address a specific topic or content, email and tell me. I'll see what I can do (your chances are good; surprisingly, I have opinions on most everything--that's a shocker).
Triangle Performance LLC's 2013 Survey of Senior Leadership is complete! You can download the Executive Summary here.
In the News!
My article, Non-Negotiable Laws of Leadership, was picked up by Australia's Proteus Life. Seems these rules for leading apply to the folks down under as well... download to view. G'day, Mate!
CEO People Management, CEO Online's information website, republished my article Incentive Compensation During Challenging Times--Boom or Bust?
My Houston Business Journal feature covering my firm (and a large, multi-year client) for an article on team-centric executive development.
Who are you, really?? Take a complimentary assessment. Click here to go to my assessments page; then click on the link to take and receive a complimentary Personality Assessment.
He speaks... (apparently I have a message that resonates with some... who knew??)
I recently spoke to a group of manufacturing managers on the Principles of Effective Leadership. Audience was great, lots of learning and interaction, and some surprising comments when asked to identify the traits of "the worst leader they had ever worked for." Fun stuff, good lessons.
I also spoke to a corporate executive group (senior staff) on Setting and Managing Performance Expectations. Sounds easy... lots of places to trip. Really good session.
You can't get there without a plan--HR Planning meets business success. I'm scheduled to present this as a preconference afternoon workshop at SHRM 2013 in Chicago on June 15.
I continue to present on various topic, one in particular:
Leadership is Easy... until it isn't.
Successful leadership in challenging times...
If you have a corporate or association event, I'd certainly enjoy speaking to your group. You can see more information regarding topics and details on my website.
Further, feel free to download and read a few articles that may be relevant:
Leadership and Retention: Keeping Top Performers,
The Goal is Success... NOT Perfection, and
Self-Confidence: Birthright or "Good Learning??"
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As always, I hope this finds you well, personally and professionally; please give me a call if I can ever help in any way, and feel free to forward this to anyone you feel may be interested. (Really!) I appreciate your referrals.
D. Kevin Berchelmann
Triangle Performance, LLC