Monthly Archives April 2012

To PIP or not to PIP

Hi, I’m Mark Debinski, Managing Member and Chief Talent Officer of Bluewater Advisory.  I’m going to share with you today how we recently declined some business. Upon the conclusion of a Leadership Development Program that we completed last week in Florida, the President asked if we would work with one of his particular managers for the next 90 days under a Performance Improvement Program, commonly referred to as a PIP.  This means that there are specific things upon which the manager must improve in the next 90 days or the manager will lose their job –  a serious situation.  This
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