Larry Cipolla
Hurricane Sandy offers chance for leadership development

While New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo are not in charge of major companies, their different leadership styles can still teach lessons to those in the business world.

October 30, 2012
Larry Cipolla
360 feedback is not something to be feared

Employees might fear a 360 appraisal because they think that raters – managers, co-workers or customers for sales teams – will dump on them, criticize them, and basically provide them with negative feedback.

October 29, 2012
Larry Cipolla
Mindful leadership is possible with 360 degree feedback

With 360 feedback, managers and supervisors can understand how their approach is seen by team members and what can be done to make them even better leaders.

October 26, 2012
Larry Cipolla
360 assessments help feed collaboration in a company

Employees who can work together with others – both within and outside of their respective departments – can help the organization thrive and prosper as a whole. When team members see their specific department as the only part of a business, frustration and animosity can be created.

October 25, 2012
Larry Cipolla
Great leaders rely on 'unnatural motion' and 360 feedback to succeed

Through leadership assessments, team members can work with their immediate supervisor to explain what qualities and skills work, and which ones need improvement.

October 24, 2012
Larry Cipolla
Sales teams will flourish when they embrace 360 feedback

With 360 degree feedback, employees will be shown areas where they thrive but will also be shown how they can take a chance and become even better.

October 22, 2012
Larry Cipolla
Pushing a company forward with 360 leadership assessments

Through a 360 leadership assessment, team members will be able to work with their immediate manager to explain the leader’s strengths and in which areas he or she can further improve.

October 19, 2012
Larry Cipolla
Comprehensive collaboration drives success

With 360 degree feedback, employees and their immediate supervisor will be able to work together to find ways for each individual to become an even stronger contributor.

October 17, 2012
Larry Cipolla
A 360 approach can overcome common obstacles

Employees often have a fear of failure, but sometimes, they will also have a fear of success. Through 360 degree feedback, though, this will not be the outcome.

October 16, 2012
Larry Cipolla
How to derive passion with 360 assessments

Well-rounded appraisals – where managers work with their employees to set achievable goals – allow individuals to maintain their strengths and work toward improvement in other areas.

October 15, 2012