Monthly Archives November 2011

Engagement Plus Peer Pressure Equals Top Results

Hi, I am Mark Debinski, Chief Talent Officer of Bluewater Advisory, broadcasting from South Florida where Bluewater derived its name.  Today I am going to share an equation that results in stellar performance. I had lunch with one of my favorite clients the day before Thanksgiving and our topics of discussion were the ingredients that push people to rise to their ultimate performance. Chris is a world class saltwater fisherman, and shared his experience from the October bonefish tournament in the Florida Keys.  Chris chartered a captain that he had hired dozens of times in the past – great reputation,
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What is your Management Report Card?

Hi, I am Mark Debinski, Chief Talent Officer of Bluewater Advisory. I would like to share a short story with you to share how we can use the basic tool of a report card to bring clarity around an executive’s actual performance, as opposed to one’s perceived performance. One of my coaching clients, Heide is the President of a 600-person organization with a few dozen locations throughout the US.  Heide was promoted to President three years ago is considered by most stakeholders to have been the right choice to lead the company. At a recent coaching session, Heide was describing
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