What exactly is performance management? It’s a term we hear thrown around but what does it entail for an organization? Well, there’s the traditional outlook and then there are the ideas of today’s guest who is reimagining performance management as we know it.
For this episode, I am thrilled to have on the author of one of my favorite books, Chris DeSantis. Chris is the author of the phenomenal Why I Find You Irritating: Navigating Generational Friction at Work. In addition to being a great author, Chris is an expert in his field with so much experience with global brands in understanding the changes we’re currently seeing in the workplace.
Every organization it seems is facing enormous change right now and today’s guest is an expert. An international expert in leading and accelerating change, Jeff Skipper guides leaders to plan and implement successful initiatives. His recent book Dancing with Disruption: Leading Dramatic Change During Global Transformation outlines his 12 steps to successful change and can literally be used as a checklist.
Today’s guest is Greg Spira, and in this episode, we talk about just that. Greg is the author of Trust the Plan: Demand Management for Business Leaders, and he is in the business of helping organizations plan and roll out projects. He has worked with some of the biggest and most successful organizations worldwide, and through his experience, he has learned exactly what sets these successful organizations apart.
Zain is the founder and CEO of an ideas incubator called ZedNext which he talks about in our conversation today. Through ZedNext, Zain takes an objective and disruptive look at issues and trends to help marketers and business leaders realize their full potential in a data-driven, digitally led, and insights-driven world. He takes something very complex and makes it, not easy, but simple.
Sports and business have a surprising amount of things in common and today’s guest is no stranger to either field. David Lindsay has a varied and exciting background in multiple sports and has made the connection between the sports industry and successfully running a business. Now, David spends his time working with companies on improving performance as a coach and motivational speaker.