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6 Ways to Improve Remote Team Productivity Without Being Creepy

Remember the “good old days” when you could see people in their cubes so you could tell they were working? Wrong! Seeing people with your eyes doesn’t guarantee their productivity and performance. But with Performentor, it’s obvious that having a fully remote team racks up our salary expense while having a negative impact on productivity.

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Motivating & Aligning Your Team – A Simple Framework

Human beings respond to communication that takes on the structure of a purpose-driven story. It has to feel real. It generates a future image of a better future. It unifies. If you want to get those outcomes from a talk that you are giving, or an announcement that you are writing, USE THIS PROCESS. If

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A Roadmap for Your Business’ Growth

Your business is growing and you want to keep the momentum going. Tomorrow you will hire your ninth employee, but someday soon you hope to hire your 99th. While each new hire presents unique challenges and opportunities, what we at Performentor have found is that there are key similarities in the challenges and decision points

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Solving the Values-in-Business Mystery

You’ve seen it happen again and again. You are debating with your team on how to solve a big, hairy problem. After much deliberation, you see one solution as best. Another leader sees a different solution as ideal. And here you thought you two were all synced up on your goals. What the heck do

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We’re Called People, People.

Not too long ago, I was at an HR event with HR speakers.  It was a good event, well attended, but there was something that really bothered me.  It kept showing up in the fine lines between the big ideas.  It showed up shod in steel-toed boots with pointy heels, when comfortable shoes would have

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A Tale of Two Culture Change Interventions

Companies look to change and evolve their cultures for several reasons.  Strategy upshift, generational factors, unattended culture degradation, mergers & acquisitions, and turnaround scenarios. Below are two culture change stories we all see.

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Ten Laws of Company Culture

I’ve been a practitioner of HR for many, many years.  From that seat, I’ve observed, fostered, and shaped company cultures. People tell me I’m good at it. Much of what I did was intuitive—instinctual.  While that’s a great start, it doesn’t do you much good unless I’m working with your business directly.  In this post,

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