Strengths-focused development discussions

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.(Stephen R. Covey, author)

FOLLOWING ON NATURALLY from the performance appraisal discussions are conversations about development needs and the identification of clear development objectives. In fact, it might be that in your organisation the appraisal process is called ‘performance and development discussion’ or something similar, emphasising the importance of reviewing previous development goals and agreeing new ones as part of the whole performance management process and doing this alongside the process of reviewing and agreeing business goals.

However, development ...

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