Expect high performance and you might just get it

In my experience, we will rarely get great performance from a staff member if we don't have high expectations set for them. I am not talking about people meeting the basic expectations for a position. Show up, do the duties[...]

Published: June 5, 2018
By: Darryl Stewart
From bad to great: making meetings work

Early in my leadership career, my staff meetings consisted of me telling everyone how great things were and what a great job they were all doing. Then, I would explain new rules and procedures to fix problems I hadn’t even[...]

Published: February 20, 2018
By: Darryl Stewart
The four key questions that define a great employee

There are top performers out there: people who set an example in the workplace; people who make your life easier; people who figure stuff out on their own; people with amazing skills and the desire to use them; people who[...]

Published: January 29, 2018
By: Darryl Stewart