Larry Cipolla
Companies can flourish when leadership steps back

A recent New York Times blog post explained that when a leader is able to step back and not work in a form of crisis mode for each situation, the business will be more successful.

September 28, 2012
Larry Cipolla
360 coaching can help curb burnout

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says burnout is a myth and is more about resentment than anything else.

September 27, 2012
Larry Cipolla
How to handle the 'brilliant jerk' in the office

The brilliant jerks are strong employees but also have a tendency to dampen the office mood. This happens as they will complain about how the group isn’t performing strongly and will nitpick as to what could or should be done differently.

September 26, 2012
Larry Cipolla
Using 360 feedback to integrate employees into the culture

Sometimes individuals will need time or extra assistance to properly adjust into a new culture, whether it’s a living situation or a new position within a company.

September 25, 2012
Larry Cipolla
The difference between an average and extraordinary boss

The technology and business blog Inc. recently highlighted some simple steps that leaders can take to ensure they do everything within their power to stay as innovative and encouraging as possible.

September 24, 2012
Larry Cipolla
360 feedback can help the decision-making process

A recent Bloomberg Businessweek article discussed the importance of company leaders being able to properly handle choosing between option A and option B at a multitude of levels.

September 21, 2012
Larry Cipolla
Using a 360 sales force assessment

A Harvard Business Review article recently discussed how the more successful members of a sales force can take their skills and help other team members evolve and move forward as well.

September 20, 2012
Larry Cipolla
Honesty and open communication brings a company together

Margaret Heffernan wrote in a recent Inc. contribution piece about an experience she had running a company that was going out of business. She was told to keep it a secret from her employees for as long as possible.

September 19, 2012
Larry Cipolla
How 360 coaching will develop leaders from within a business

A recent survey by Accountemps found that 60 percent of HR managers often make a positive or negative assessment about a prospective hire within the first 10 minutes of an interview.

September 18, 2012
Larry Cipolla
Why working well with others is a necessary skill

With 360 degree feedback, a well-rounded assessment can take place, giving employees a chance to discuss their place within the business and how they perceive their own development.

September 17, 2012