One of the challenging parts of being a manager is dealing with poor performance. If you are a manager long enough, you will encounter a decline in performance from one of your direct reports. How you deal with that decline will determine the outcome. Usually declining performance does not get better, so when you uncover...Read more
Completing one big annual performance review usually is a huge waste of time and money. A manager typically creates goals with direct reports at the beginning of the year, may conduct a mid-year review, and then conducts a final review at the end of the year. Not much happens between these actions, and the manager...Read more
Malcolm Knowles, one of the fathers of adult learning theory, wrote the following in his landmark book The Adult Learner:Read more
Teaching is a process of guided interaction between the teacher, the student, and the materials of instruction. Teaching, like medical practice, is mostly a matter of cooperation with nature. The function of the teacher...