Archive for the performer Tag

When is a Top-Performer not a Top Peformer?

Over the decades that I’ve worked with and for organizations, there is this ever-present search and maintenance of the “Top-Performer”.  Before I go any further, let me share with you that when I worked for organizations, I usually was one and that I highly respect those that are. I’ve seen people rise to the level of being a top-performer in different ways; exceeding set goals Read More...

Lessons in Leadership from Vince Lombardi

No matter how great your talent is in your organization, without a strong and effective leader, nothing else matters.  As you’ll see in this post, a poor leader doesn’t have the ability to bring out even mediocre performance from normally top-performing people.  But, a great leader, like Vince Lombardi, can bring out the very best from people who would normally be mediocre or low-performers.  This Read More...