Category Archives for "Job Performance"

Jul 10

3 keys to documenting your business results

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

This is key: your business results show your good work to your manager…or potential manager. So my question to you is “How do you document your business results?” Where are your business results needed? Your Performance Review That part in your performance review that talks through your goals and goal attainment? Yeah, that’s business results. […]

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Apr 10

How to present your work at a business meeting

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

Okay, Cubicle Warriors, here’s the deal: Your manager just gave you the assignment to speak to an all-department (or all-hands!) meeting to describe an initiative that you’re working on for the team. Worse, you get to explain everything in ten minutes. Gulp. You’ve seen these presentations, haven’t you. PowerPoint slide after PowerPoint slide (or Keynote!) […]

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Dec 05

How to run the brainstorming meeting

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

Don’t you hate brainstorming meetings? You’re supposed to come up with solutions to a problem. Easy enough. Except managers forget to define the prerequisites. They shut down ideas. They don’t use the ideas the people that are closest to the problem come up to solve the problem. Really, what’s not to like? Running a successful […]

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Dec 03

How to run the panic meeting

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

The panic meeting is the meeting where something bad happened and no one knows what it is or what to do in order to solve the bad things happening. The “Oh, crap!” meeting. For example, I left work one evening and everything was fine. I walked into work the next morning and there were all […]

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