Managing poor performance can be one of the most difficult responsibilities facing a front-line leader. It takes authentic courage to have those potentially challenging conversations to address lagging performance and get things back on track. Often, employees can and do respond well to this performance...

Identifying and using a leader’s strengths can yield successful outcomes for individuals and organizations. Research shows that strengths-based approaches to performance management and coaching lead to higher engagement and higher performance.However, overemphasizing strengths can be a detriment to a leader’s role and accountability, and negatively...