Larry Cipolla
Balance positive and negative feedback with 360 assessments

By integrating 360 degree feedback into regular business operations, supervisors can be sure to encourage team members while still finding a way to eliminate bad habits.

January 28, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Leadership Lens: Great leaders battle anger and use it to their advantage

Hitendra Wadhwa explored the leadership used by King in a recent contribution piece for technology and business blog Inc. Wadhwa, a professor at Columbia Business School, said that the Civil Right’s magnate was a master at challenging and re-sculpting his thoughts.

January 25, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Using 360 feedback to strengthen your sales team

Vanessa Nornberg, founder of Metal Mafia, explained that everything from mom-and-pop shops to mall kiosks and tattoo and piercing parlors buy their products, so individuals must be able to work with a variety of customers.

January 22, 2013
Larry Cipolla
360 feedback: Benefiting a company for the long haul

Personnel who were not chosen through the application process would not be considered for a mid- to upper-level position in the future. This presented a psychological barrier to those “rejected” because of their assessment results.

January 8, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Using 360 feedback to embrace change

The benefit of 360 degree feedback is that it is a two-way street. Employees have a chance to work directly with their immediate supervisor, which will ensure that their voices can be heard.

January 7, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Leadership Lens: Ensure your legacy is a positive one

It’s crucial for leadership teams to create an image of themselves that employees want to look up to and strive to model themselves after.

January 4, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Using 360 feedback to eliminate communication issues

The leadership teams had a working knowledge of the host countries’ languages, but not always the language of the workers imported from other countries. The company’s attempt to collect employee opinions met resistance and much of the feedback was not very focused.

January 2, 2013