The Great Unraveling of a Grand and Inglorious Tradition

by Garold Markle   The jury has returned.  The verdict is in.  Performance reviews (a.k.a. employee evaluations), as practiced for the past six decades by the vast majority of the Fortune 500, are no longer regarded as viable business practices.  If you’re still doing them, it’s only a matter of time before you feel pressure … Continue Reading »

Deloitte, Buckingham and Accenture: A Clue Without a Key

By Garold L. Markle   The verdict is finally in. “People hate performance evaluations!  Employees find them demeaning and managers consider them a colossal waste of time.”  I’ve been saying that for twenty years, but it now appears to have become obvious to even the staunchest of traditionalists.  That’s right, the companies who sold you … Continue Reading »

The Improvements Keep on Coming to Catalytic Coaching Online!

We are happy to announce the upcoming release of Catalytic Coaching Online, featuring an all-new user interface (UI). Inspired by feedback from users and staff, we designed the new UI to accelerate user adoption, improve usability and increase productivity. We focused on the user experience for all users (managers, employees, and admins) making the product … Continue Reading »

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CCO Announcement - Web

Catalytic Coaching Online now includes software and process training for coaches and employees & new monthly rates! Click the link to sign up for your FREE TRIAL today! http://ow.ly/SCuuF #Energage #dontjudgeme #CatalyticCoaching

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Making News Again!

HR Answers: Employee Review Questions by Stephanie Schwenn Sebring With 25 years of marketing and communications experience, Stephanie Schwenn Sebring established and managed the marketing departments for three CUs. As owner of Fab Prose & Professional Writing, her focus is on assisting CUs and industry suppliers with their communications needs. For the full, original article, … Continue Reading »

Coach Dan’s Corner – Tips for Helping Round Out the Green Sheet

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Coach Dan’s Corner –

Tips for Helping Round Out the Green Sheet

The Personal Development Plan – or the Green Sheet – is the last step of the Catalytic Coaching Process. In this episode, Dan addresses how to incorporate outside development tools into the Catalytic Coaching Process. Visit our YouTube Page here for more great coaching videos.

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Performance Reviews: The End is Finally Near  

   by Garold Markle More than fifteen years ago I began what appeared at the time to be a quixotic quest to rid the world of performance evaluations.  In January of 2000 when I published my first book, Catalytic Coaching: The End of the Performance Review, the century-old practice was so deeply ingrained in global … Continue Reading »

Gary Markle and Energage in the News!

HR Answers: Revamping Reviews by Stephanie Schwenn Sebring With 25 years of marketing and communications experience, Stephanie Schwenn Sebring established and managed the marketing departments for three CUs. As owner of Fab Prose & Professional Writing, her focus is on assisting CUs and industry suppliers with their communications needs. For the full, original article, please visit: CUES.org Getting … Continue Reading »

The Good Fortune Effect

by Garold (Gary) Markle Completing my coaching process this year with my top three direct reports revealed an unexpected dividend — a profound feeling of good fortune.  After really digging deep with each person, their strengths and our challenges, my overall feeling is one of both gratitude and optimism. The coaching process has again made … Continue Reading »