How to provide constructive criticism to employees

Posted on December 11th, 2018 by David Lewis
Providing Constructive Feedback
Providing constructive feedback to employees is critical. Yet most managers don’t do it particularly well. Study after study tells us people don’t leave companies, they leave managers. According to a recent TINYpulse report, employees who give their managers a low rating are four times more likely to be interviewing for other jobs than their peers. Why […] Read More...

Successful Change Management Requires Effective Communication

Posted on November 19th, 2018 by G. Riley Mills
Change Management Communication Skills
Leading a team through change? If you want the transition to succeed, your leadership and managers might want to brush up on their communication skills. According to a recent ATD study, 92 percent of organizations have faced change in the last three years. Unfortunately, only 19 percent of participants surveyed said their workforce was highly […] Read More...

Communication Skills to Engage Millennials

Posted on October 25th, 2018 by G. Riley Mills
Communication Skills Engage Millenials
Millennials are now the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, with more than one-in-three American labor force participants (35%). That’s the good news. The not so good news: 66 percent of millennials expect to leave their current jobs in the next three […] Read More...

Jay Bonansinga and The Power of Storytelling

Posted on October 18th, 2018 by Pinnacle Performance Company
Jay Bonansinga Storytelling
In the world of fiction, Jay Bonansinga has established himself as a fixture in the genres of horror and suspense. Amongst his more than 20 novels, he is the New York Times best-selling author of “The Walking Dead” novels. Based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman, “The Walking Dead” novels have been hugely popular […] Read More...

Increase Employee Engagement Through Empathy

Posted on October 3rd, 2018 by G. Riley Mills
Improve Worker Performance Empathy
Show some empathy and clearly communicate expectations if you want to improve your workers’ performance and increase employee engagement. According to new research published by Binghamton University, State University at New York, managers who show compassion to subordinates coupled with clear goals and benchmarks nearly always improve workers’ performance. Unfortunately, empathy is most lacking among […] Read More...

Why Good Managers Matter

Posted on August 23rd, 2018 by Pinnacle Performance Company
Why Good Managers Matter
Studies by Gallup indicate as much as 82 percent of the time companies make mistakes in whom they choose to be managers, costing businesses billions of dollars each year. Conversely, companies that increase the number of talented managers and double the rate of engaged employees achieve 147% higher earnings per share than their competition, on average. Improve managers. Increase profits. […] Read More...

Five Ways to Communicate Like a Leader

Posted on August 10th, 2018 by Pinnacle Performance Company
Five Ways To Communicate Like a Leader
Want to communicate like a leader? You’re going to have to start communicating differently. Great leaders motivate their teams, facilitate change, define culture, or overcome adversity. Every decision they make or don’t make sends a message to the employees around them. Great leaders must have the ability to create a vision others will follow. If […] Read More...

Forbes Interview: Hit The Bullseye With Your Communication

Posted on August 1st, 2018 by Pinnacle Performance Company
Hit Bullseye With Communication
We recently discussed The Bullseye Principle with Forbes contributor and leadership expert Dr. Rodger Duncan. Effective communication skills are at the heart of personal and professional success, which is the essence of The Bullseye Principle, a definitive guide for anyone wanting to excel with high-stakes conversations, presentations, and collaborations. Read our interview with Dr. Duncan HERE! Read More...

How Poor Communication Impacts the Workplace

Posted on July 17th, 2018 by David Lewis
Poor Communication Impacts Workplace
Poor communication is having a tremendous impact on the workplace. This according to the “Communication barriers in the modern workplace” study recently released by The Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Lucidchart. According to the study, “unclear instructions from superiors, pointless meetings and other stressors can snowball into larger issues with widespread impacts on the […] Read More...

LEADx Interview: G. Riley Mills

Posted on June 7th, 2018 by Pinnacle Performance Company
Leadership Communication LEADx
New York Times best selling author, Inc. 500 entrepreneur, and LEADx founder Kevin Kruse interviewed G. Riley Mills for the second time. LEADx provides business professionals with insight and knowledge for achieving your potential. In this short, but powerful podcast, Gary discussed giving feedback, leadership communication, and successful interviewing tips. And it all comes back to objective and […] Read More...

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