Performance Matters Blog

  • September 9, 2022

In our work with clients, we often use a conceptual phrase to frame the skills necessary for good leadership: competence...

  • July 22, 2022

As GP’s vice president of leadership development, I have unsurprisingly been taking part in a lot of conversations about employee...

  • January 21, 2022

Failure can become our most powerful path to learning if we’re willing to choose courage over comfort. —Brené Brown Organizations...

  • January 7, 2022

Resolutions for Personal and Professional Achievement Full disclosure: A version of this blog appeared nearly a decade ago. Its principles...

  • November 19, 2021

Most of us have seen big changes in the way we work since early 2020. It began through necessity, as...

  • June 29, 2021

Vanda shares her story of being an ally in her home country of Brazil, which ranks highest in the world for violence against LGBTQ+ people,…

  • June 22, 2021

Read Leah's experience of becoming and being an ally when a good friend of hers came out, and how leaders can create an environment of…

  • June 4, 2021

I was born in Oklahoma. My parents and my sister were also born there. Most of my relatives still live...

  • March 30, 2021

Women’s history month comes to a close at what feels like a turning point for women in the workforce and in leadership. It’s a confusing…

  • November 21, 2019

Growth mindset is having a moment. In fact, it’s having several moments. Carol Dweck’s seminal work, which has long advocated...

  • January 29, 2019

What is the responsibility of the organization to provide an environment where their employees can be open and vulnerable without fear of embarrassment or, worse,…