How to Troubleshoot Underperformance: Identify Root Cause and Improve Lessons Learned

How to Troubleshoot Underperformance: Identify Root Cause and improve lessons learned. Turn lemons into lemonade.

Note: in last week’s post, I said I’d publish personal goals this week. I’m behind schedule on that, so this week I’m publishing this supplement to prior articles about building and motivating teams. When things aren’t going your way, or when team members are underperforming, take a look at the symptoms, then see if you […]

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Assess the People on Your Team

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As you identify the people in your “organization” (those who influence you or your goals), it’s useful to understand their alignment with your initiative, and their potential to meaningfully impact it (for the better or for the worse). In her book, Radical Focus (more information linked below), Christina Wodtke suggests using 3 criteria (engagement, performance, […]

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10 P’s to Change Your Life

Sometimes it feels like we are powerless to change our situation in life. Sometimes it seems like certain situations have always existed, and it even seems like nothing could ever change them. However, in the thread of history, the only thing that has been reliable is … change. Everything can change, and eventually everything will. […]

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