Efficient for You is Scary for Me

by Garold Markle   I recently met with a project team who was trying to increase employee ownership of a new change initiative.  They were tasked with the introduction of a new medical information management system that would greatly enhance efficiency and improve patient experience.  To them, the benefits were so large and obvious that … Continue Reading »

Head Coach on Atlanta Business Radio

                  Head Coach, Gary Markle, joined Mary Parker of All (n) 1 Security Services and Dr. Hunter and Dr. Sanford of Atlanta Spine Doctors this past Monday on Atlanta Business Radio. Tune into the podcast here.

Performance Evaluations and Poop

by Garold Markle   HR’s irresistible attraction to performance ratings and grades reminds me of my dog, Baxter.  No matter how many times I tell him to quit eating deer droppings, he simply can’t resist.  I scold him and shoo him away from the latest pile of poop, but if I turn my back for … Continue Reading »

The Hunger Games at Work

by Garold L. Markle   There’s something inherently wrong with the ritual of rating and ranking practiced by some of the world’s largest and most prestigious companies.  Let’s talk about two of the problems here.  First, the negative way it often makes employees feel.  Second, the complete failure of this elaborate and labor intensive process … Continue Reading »

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 »

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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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 »