Your company’s success depends on the commitment of each and every member of your team. This class presents a model for managing employee performance and provides you with specific tools you can use set performance goals, documenting performance, maintain ongoing communication, manage performance, conduct performance reviews, and develop performance improvement plans. Includes a copy of the book Fearless Performance Reviews by Jeff and Linda Russell.
What you will learn:
- The 7 reasons why performance reviews often create fear
- The 10 characteristics of fearless coaching conversations
- How to develop the “right” mindset for performance management
- What is a collaborative mindset and how to use it to create a winning approach
- How to use the Great Performance Cycle to create high performing employees
- The reasons why giving constructive feedback can be difficult
- 15 tips for giving constructive feedback for great results
“The instructor was well prepared, believes in his material and approaches that he has obviously seen work. He provided real templates to use and extremely useful material to allow participants to implement new processes.”
Joan R. Reese, Business Advisor, Innovenn, Inc.
Location: Online (link will be sent to registrants shortly before class)
Dates: June 21, 22 & 23, 2021 (participants must attend all dates)
Schedule: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm each date
Click to Register, or call 608-262-3909 to register. BONUS: Place 2 or more spring or summer paid leadership courses in your cart, and use discount code SBDC10 for 10% off. Classes must be purchased in the same transaction.
The Small Business Development Center at UW Madison is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.
Jeff Russell, (MS, UW-Madison) co-director of Russell Consulting, Inc., specializes in helping organizations achieve their goals by successfully responding to the challenges of continuous change. With a focus on leadership, strategic thinking, leading change, and performance coaching, Jeff has guided organizations as diverse as Fortune 500 firms, social and public sector organizations, and small family businesses toward their goals. Jeff received his Masters Degree in Industrial Relations from the UW-Madison where he serves as an ad hoc faculty member for the Small Business Development Center. Jeff also is an adjunct faculty member at UW-Milwaukee, and UW–LaCrosse.
Jeff and his wife and business partner Linda have co-authored nine books. Recent publications include: Change Training, Strategic Planning Training, Change Basics, Strategic Planning 101, Ultimate Performance Management, and, most recently, Fearless Performance Reviews (McGraw-Hill, 2012). For more information on Jeff and his work, visit Russell Consulting, Inc.’s website at www.RussellConsultingInc.com.