October 2018

Sample 360 Feedback Communication

Sample SigmaRadius 360 Communication It is no surprise that communication (or lack thereof) with participants before, during, and after your 360 Degree Feedback Process is critical for success. However, what you communicate is as important as how it is communicated. Keep process transparency in the forefront as you clearly communicate: What will be done to […]

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September 2018

Top Six 360 Feedback Questions

What to Ask Before Starting a 360 Feedback A well planned 360 Degree Feedback process can provide powerful insight and motivation for your organizations’ developing leaders. The difference between a successful 360 Degree Feedback process and an unsuccessful one typically has more to do with planning than the process itself. With this in mind, review […]

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July 2018

Leader Delegation

GREAT LEADERS DELEGATE If you want to do a few small things right, do them yourself. If you want to do great things and make an impact, learn to delegate. – John C. Maxwell Leaders are often overwhelmed with many competing priorities and heavy workloads. Research suggests that not only do leaders experience greater levels […]

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June 2018

What’s the Magic Number? [VIDEO]

3 Ways to Decide How Many Raters Should You Have for a 360-Degree Feedback Process? When deciding on the number of raters each ratee (or target) should have, it is important to take 3 things into consideration: Confidentiality Perspectives Time Management Confidentiality The integrity of your entire 360 Degree Feedback process depends on both the […]

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February 2018

Involve Direct Reports

GREAT LEADERS INVOLVE DIRECT REPORTS To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it. – Wilson Mizner In the traditional organizational structure, companies have a few leaders selected to assign, oversee, and evaluate the work of many employees. They are often required to decide who does which task in which way, while […]

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February 2018

Open-Mindedness in Leaders

GREAT LEADERS ARE OPEN-MINDED Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. – George Bernard Shaw When we think of an ideal leader, we often conjure the image of a confident, secure, assertive individual who is not afraid to make decisions and lay down a direction for their unit. Because of this perception, openness […]

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September 2017

Self-Discipline in the Workplace

GREAT LEADERS EXERCISE SELF-DISCIPLINE I think self-discipline is something, it’s like a muscle. The more you exercise it, the stronger it gets. – Daniel Goldstein In general, leaders are required to juggle responsibilities. These responsibilities can include managing others, delegating work, engaging in problem solving or conflict resolution, and working on their own tasks and […]

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May 2017

Emotional Control in Leaders

GREAT LEADERS HAVE EMOTIONAL CONTROL When you react, you let others control you. When you respond, you are in control. – Bohdi Sanders Emotional control is a skill that most leaders need to be successful in managing their employees. Workers often look to leaders for examples of how to behave, especially during times of turmoil and change. […]

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April 2017

Organizing the Work of Others

GREAT LEADERS ORGANIZE WORK Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control, and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we lead our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have. – John C. Maxwell Organizing the work of others is one of the essential managerial duties that leaders […]

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April 2017

Leader Integrity

GREAT LEADERS HAVE INTEGRITY The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office. – Dwight D. Eisenhower Leader Integrity One of the keys to a positive and productive work environment is having […]

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April 2017

Leaders, Listen Up!

GREAT LEADERS LISTEN Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. – Stephen Covey While many leaders seek to improve their ability to communicate in the workplace, it is often easy to overlook an essential part of communication – listening. Listening is one of the most […]

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April 2017

Be A Flexible Leader

GREAT LEADERS ARE FLEXIBLE Let no one think that flexibility and a predisposition to compromise is a sign of weakness or a sell-out. – Paul Kagame Flexibility is an increasingly important trait in an economic and social environment that is marked by rapid change. Flexible leaders are those who can modify their style or approach […]

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