Leadership Blog

Are You a Leader Who Eats Wormy Apples?

Have you ever picked apples at an apple orchard? Trees burgeoning with plump, perfectly shaped apples, ripe for the picking. Growing up in California, we had such a prolific tree in the backyard of our house. During August and early September Mom would send me out to...

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Are Annual Performance Reviews Necessary?

Most companies—large and small—use the ubiquitous annual performance review as an X-Ray into employee work accomplishments for the year. These often feared face-offs with the employee's boss usually consist of an hour re-hash of what the employee accomplished or...

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