What is a Performance Management System?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on August 19, 2019

It’s in the interest of every team leader to implement a performance management system. Maybe that’s something you’re well-acquainted with, or maybe this is the first you’re hearing about it. Either way, there’s some merit in pausing to review what a performance management system is, and how effective performance management can be implemented.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanWhat is a Performance Management System?

Effective Team Leadership: Where to Begin?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on August 5, 2019

Effective team leadership isn’t something you can achieve overnight. In fact, it’s something you can spend an entire lifetime mastering. The best leaders know that providing vision and motivation to a team isn’t something you ever “perfect,” but rather an area for continuous improvement.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanEffective Team Leadership: Where to Begin?

Organizational Culture and Why We Need It

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 22, 2019

We hear the term organizational culture bandied about a lot these days, but what does it actually mean? The definition of organizational culture is best summarized this way: This is the combination of beliefs, assumptions, values, and habits that make up the psychological environment of your workplace.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanOrganizational Culture and Why We Need It

Choosing a Keynote Speaker Can Be Tough. Here’s Your Roadmap.

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 11, 2019

As you plan your next seminar, workshop, conference, or professional event, one of the most consequential decisions you’ll make is who you enlist as your keynote speaker.

Your keynote speaker is ultimately the person who’s tasked with sending your participants home with something meaningful and actionable—in short, something that makes their time at the event truly valuable.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanChoosing a Keynote Speaker Can Be Tough. Here’s Your Roadmap.

Transformational Leaders Make More Productive Teams. Here’s How.

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 8, 2019

Navigating the relationship between leadership and productivity can be tricky sometimes. On the one hand, great leaders can’t make their people more productive—and attempting to do so can often backfire. At the same time, real leadership should manifest in a team that’s more engaged, more proactive, more creative—in short, more eager to get stuff done!… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanTransformational Leaders Make More Productive Teams. Here’s How.

Team Leaders Drive Engagement – and Here’s the Proof

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 1, 2019

ADP, one of the world’s top human resources software companies, recently conducted an employee engagement survey. The results are, to put it bluntly, pretty grim. But there is also some valuable insight to be gleaned from them.

 

According to ADP, only about 16 percent of all employees say they are “fully engaged” in the workplace.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanTeam Leaders Drive Engagement – and Here’s the Proof

5 Things to Ask When Choosing Your Next Keynote Speaker

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 27, 2019

I freely admit that I’m biased here, but I truly believe that, as you plan your next conference or professional event, choosing the right keynote speaker is key.

 

Just ask yourself this: Whenever you’re considering attendance at a conference or seminar, don’t you take a few minutes to find out who’s speaking?… Read more...

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Dr. Rick Goodman5 Things to Ask When Choosing Your Next Keynote Speaker