Below is the transcript for Heuristic Podcast #15 – Sometimes there’s one right way. Probably not this time. Alicia Parr (AP): Hi this is Alicia with Performentor and this is another Heuristic Podcast and today we’re talking to Carol McLaurin. She’s the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships at the SBTDC in North Carolina, and
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
Unleash & harness people energy.For truth & love. Start where the other is. Assume best intent. Be curious.Share the growth mindset. Become “we” with our clients. Coauthor. More minds, more better. Collaborate to move faster / better. Small changes for biggest impacts. Don’t get stuck addressing symptoms. Root cause. Turn on a dime with changes.
As the owner of a fractional HR services firm, you might think I am inclined to overestimate the value of HR for a small organization. “When is the right time to add HR?” and “Isn’t HR expensive?” are questions frequently posed to us and ones that we were reminded of during CED’s recent Venture Connect
As the late John F. Kennedy once said, “Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.” New years bring with them the possibilities of improvements, changes and successes which take time, energy and focus to attain. As a fractional HR services and organizational behavior management consultancy, Performentor frequently works with businesses on performance related projects
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
One of the hardest things to commit enough time to in a fast-growing business is training our new leaders how to be effective managers of people. Unfortunately, a lot of off-the-shelf leadership training talks about scary compliance, managerial tactics, leadership styles, and other fluffy stuff. Not exactly people science.
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