Silence Isn’t Golden

Lance Fear, Integrity, Leadership Comments

“Change starts with voices.” — Tony Reali Over the weekend, a long-time friend from my school days launched a blog, and left her comfort zone in the process. An occasion like this is a good reminder of the benefits and hurdles to being an open book. We all have our own insecurities and fears, issues and hangups. Despite this fact, …

4 Ways Your Annual Review Is A Game Of ‘Calvinball’

Lance Accountability, Communication, Forbes, Integrity, Leadership, People Comments

Originally posted at Forbes.com As the end of the year fast approaches, employers and employees everywhere are embarking upon the annual exercise of the performance review. For too many, this experience is less like a genuine moment of competency evaluation and improvement insight, and more like a game of Calvinball with a salary increase at stake. For the too young or the uninitiated, …