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Using the Sunk Costs Concept to Manage Performance

Want a little insight into the educational background of your FOT contributor today? I started off as a business major at a state school, took Accounting 101, flunked it, and… Get the Rest

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Game On

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been elbow deep in online learning.  Newsflash: Translating a dynamic live training experience into an equally engaging online learning experience isn’t for the

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The Performance Enhancing Podcast E1: Goal Setting [PODCAST]

FOT Note – Welcome to "The Performance Enhancing Podcast," a new monthly podcast series we’re kicking off in conjunction with the good folks at Halogen Software. All we talk about on this podcast

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POUR SOME SUGAR ON ME: Setting Developmental Goals

To get everything done in the next year, you're going to need your people to perform at a high level. You also know that the people who report

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Why the Tony Robbins “You Can Be Great” Employee Goal-Setting Approach is BS

FOT Note: This Rant is brought to you by the good folks at Halogen Software, who like us enough to be an annual sponsor at FOT for all

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I Wish I Would Have Used An Assessment: Everyone Has Something To Hide

FOT Note:  Who here hates bad hires? (#Everyone) That's why we recently onboarded Chequed.com as an annual sponsor at FOT, where they'll sponsor posts like this one, allowing

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2015 Employer Branding Resolutions

It’s the first Monday in January and the first day back to work for corporate America after the holiday season. At this point in the year, you’ve already

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FOT 2015 Resolutions

Happy NYE, FOT Nation! It's hard to believe it's been a year since we laid out our resolutions for 2014. Some of the following 2015 resolutions are not so

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You Hate Your Job: Welcome to Camp Suck It Up

It's the end of 2014, and I've been traveling for the last week.  There's one trend I've picked up on. A lot of people in my life are generally

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Can You Be A MVP On An Underperforming Team?

This time of year is my absolute favorite. It’s a time for gathering with family and friends, reflecting on the past year and making commitments to be better