Larry Cipolla
Help employees create a path to success with 360 feedback

Even with incentives, managers are likely to find that until they show they are willing to help team members find individual success, it will be more difficult for an organization to move forward.

March 27, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Finding the right position for a struggling employee

If employees feel that their people skills are not being used to their full potential, they might become disheartened in the office. However, the 360 feedback process gives managers an opportunity to fine-tune an individual’s position.

March 25, 2013
Larry Cipolla
How 360 feedback can fuel career growth

Whether an individual employee, or a concerned manager decides to institute 360 feedback, the process is designed to highlight a participant’s strengths and find ways to improve areas where he or she is not as strong.

March 19, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Leadership Lens: It's all about the mindset and attitude

Stress is normal, especially in the business world. However, the feeling of being overwhelmed can often become magnified because employees let it overtake their daily activities.

March 15, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Personal accountability is crucial for positive development

Integrating 360 degree feedback into employee evaluations is a good way to instill the importance of accountability into all team members.

March 11, 2013
Larry Cipolla
360 degree feedback can help bridge the gap of disconnect

According to a recent survey from career site Monster, if it was up to a popular vote for managerial staff, many would not find themselves voted back into office. When 577 respondents were asked who they would vote into their manager’s position, only one-fourth opted to keep their current leader.

February 19, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Every employee is coachable with the right tools

In the business world, it is important for employees to be open to constructive feedback from coworkers and managers. In the 360 feedback process, this is much easier. That way, supervisors can highlight work habits that are productive and identify the ones that can benefit from a new action plan.

February 14, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Questions fuel positive employee engagement

Thoughtful questions can motivate employees, uncover overlooked patterns and inspire innovation. It’s important for managers to take the time to work with employees and understand where they are coming from.

February 6, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Using 360 feedback to encourage a sense of community

Without open communication, it’s very easy for a negative and counter-productive office culture to exist. Not only does that run the risk of creating animosity between employees, it may hamper the growth of an organization’s bottom line.

February 1, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Decreased 'face time' with employees complicates review processes for managers

For managers, a downside of more of their workers not being physically present is that they are unable to observe them on a day-to-day basis.

December 24, 2012