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?

Rick Goodman’s Motivational Keynote Speech Moved Me Emotionally Says Steve Napolitan!

by Dr. Rick Goodman on April 12, 2018

Hi Steve Napolitan here at the Global Speakers Summit and Rick Goodman came on stage last night and delivered a motivational keynote speech that was amazing. I’ve known Rick for a while and I had not seen him speak and he blew me away!… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanRick Goodman’s Motivational Keynote Speech Moved Me Emotionally Says Steve Napolitan!

Are You a Micromanager?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 20, 2017

As part of my leadership coaching, I often ask people this question: What kind of leader do you most like to work for? This can be a helpful way to get people to understand their own style, their own needs and preferences.… Read more...

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How to Handle Hard Feedback

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 6, 2017

One of the signs of a truly great leader is a willingness to seek out feedback—and to accept it graciously, even when it’s less than positive.

Obviously, none of us like being reminded of our flaws, and we can all struggle to receive difficult truths.… Read more...

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How Great Leaders Stay Focused on Their Goals

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 20, 2017

If you’re like most leaders, you have different goals that you’re trying to reach—some of them short-term, others long-term. Of course, it’s the long-term goals that can be the most challenging, the most draining. You have them in the back of your mind each day, yet it can feel like you’re not really making progress.… Read more...

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How to Beat Those Sleepless Nights

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 6, 2017

When you’re in a position of leadership, you’ve got to be on your A-game every day. People count on you to have focus, drive, creativity, and energy to tackle each day’s challenges and opportunities. What this means is that you have to take care of yourself, and safeguard your own strength.… Read more...

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