Strengths-focused performance appraisals

Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.(Sam Walton, businessman and entrepreneur)

PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS are a very good starting point for incorporating a strengths focus into employee processes. Sometimes referred to as performance reviews, this is the process of having a one-to-one conversation to review what your team member has achieved, for example last year’s performance against previously agreed objectives and measures, and how they have achieved it. This provides the foundation for agreeing performance goals for the forthcoming period.

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