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Small Non-Profits – Is a Balanced Scorecard Overkill?

It’s probably true that all organizations – big and tiny – go through what they consider a strategic review on a periodic basis. The process for this may be tight, it may be loose, but generally the people involved come … Continue reading

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Performance Communication: No Excuses

Inevitably, one of the “big” topics that comes up – and which is usually derided in its execution – is communication. It’s either that it’s not happening at all, or that it’s being done poorly. Frankness is valued, but everyone’s … Continue reading

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Pay-for-Performance: A Moving Experience

From Vancouver to Hornby Island My partner, John, and I moved from Vancouver to Hornby Island (one of the gulf islands between the mainland and Vancouver Island) a few days ago. It’s all very exciting and will hopefully allow us … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Gift: Pink Slip

Performance management: sometimes a pink slip is the best gift. You’re not doing yourself or your people any favours by keeping a relationship going that’s not working for either. Continue reading

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Pay for Performance: Always a Hot Topic

Pay-for-performance is a hotly debated topic. There are strong opinions on whether it is a good thing or a bad thing. An organization should think through its philosophy and strategy on compensation and rewards, and differentiation among its people. Continue reading

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All roads lead to objective-setting

I found this article from the Compensation Cafe timely and insightful. Check it out. People tend to believe philosophically in differentiating compensation and rewards for high performers versus regular and low performers. However, it doesn’t take long for debate and … Continue reading

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