Performance Matters Blog

  • November 12, 2021

Congratulations. You’re hiring. Perhaps your business is experiencing a growth spurt requiring a high volume of new hires and newly...

  • October 22, 2021

Pick your favorite label: The Turnover Tsunami. The Great Resignation. The Great Departure. The Big Quit. We’re talking about a...

  • July 27, 2021

Has it been a while since your last employee engagement survey? Are you ready to re-engage but don’t know where to start? Here are six…

  • February 17, 2021

Creating a culture of career growth improves the odds that your workforce will be willing, ready, and able to move into the roles that you…

  • January 13, 2021

If you manage employees, you need to talk to them. That's a no brainer, right? Yet manager-employee conversations are more of a myth than a…

  • December 24, 2020

I’ve spent the better part of the year talking and writing about resilience, personal and organizational engagement strategies, and future-proofing...

  • March 17, 2020

As communities around the world respond to the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are facing jobs, communities, and homes that...

  • September 20, 2019

Employee engagement is an organizational performance strategy. It’s also a highly personal equation: Every person has a unique relationship with...

  • February 12, 2019

Spoiler alert: Not really. Engagement is an individualized equation, reflecting an employee’s personal relationship with work. There will never be...

  • December 21, 2018

The first time I wrote about performance management, more than a decade ago, “Death, Taxes, and Performance Management” was a...

  • October 11, 2018

I straddle the worlds of employee experience surveys, learning solutions, and performance improvement resources. No matter which “hat” I’m wearing...

  • October 2, 2018

Who doesn’t love trends? Digitization of the workplace, the Internet of Things, consumerization of the employee experience, and big data are just a few phrases…

  • May 1, 2017

The BlessingWhite X-model of employee engagement speaks to an organizational environment that allows employees to achieve maximum satisfaction, while at the same time making a…